Ward Activity Facilitator
Ref: CYG05365


  • Location
  • Cygnet Bury, Buller Street, Bury, BL8 2BS
  • Salary
  • £17,112.11pa
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs and learning disabilities within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care.

    Choose a career that inspires people. 


    Progress your career as a valued member of one of the most respected and supportive teams in the healthcare sector. In helping us deliver outstanding healthcare you’ll be making a real difference to patients and their families every single day, with support from the organisation and your colleagues every step of the way.
    As part of our vibrant culture you’ll build lasting professional relationships that will take you further, whatever your career goals.
    Cygnet Hospital Bury offers CAMHS Tier 4 PICU, General Acute and Low Secure services across four wards which provide a defined treatment pathway from admission through to intervention and discharge including rapid assessment and treatment.

    We are currently seeking a Ward Activity Facilitator to work 40 hours per week.

    In this role you’ll:

    • Support and assist the relevant qualified clinicians (Occupational Therapists & Psychologists) in the implementation of a structured patient week that includes group and individual work across seven days
    • Assist in the planning of the structured patient day in relation to meaningful activities and therapeutic programmes. You will ensure that young people are aware of the weekly timetable
    • Deliver weekly Occupational Therapy groups as directed by the qualified Occupational Therapist
    • Deliver group-based psychological interventions (e.g. DBT Skills Training & Mindfulness groups) as directed by the qualified psychologist
    • Liaise with MDT’s and key clinical / medical staff on behalf of the relevant therapies staff, participating in decision making forums including the care planning process as required
    • Maintain and promulgate the highest standards of clinical record keeping including electronic data entry and recording, report writing and the responsible exercise of professional self-governance in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

    We're looking for people who have:

    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a good team player
    • The sensitivity and energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for the residents
    • A genuine desire to make a real difference in people’s lives

    In return we’ll offer you:

    • Employee Discount Scheme
    • DBS paid
    • Regular coaching and support
    • Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
    • Subsidised meals on duty

    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.
    Do you want a career that inspires people? Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below.

  • Location Information
  • Progress your career as a valued member of one of the most respected and supportive teams in the healthcare sector. In helping us deliver outstanding healthcare you’ll be making a real difference to patients and their families every single day, with support from the organisation and your colleagues every step of the way.
    As part of our vibrant culture you’ll build lasting professional relationships that will take you further, whatever your career goals.
    Cygnet Hospital Bury offers CAMHS Tier 4 PICU, General Acute and Low Secure services across four wards which provide a defined treatment pathway from admission through to intervention and discharge including rapid assessment and treatment.

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