Occupational Therapist (Band 5)
Ref: CYG06203

  • Location
  • Cygnet Acer Clinic, Worksop Road, Mastin Moor, Chesterfield, S43 3DN
  • Salary
  • £24,500 – £26,565 DOE
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 09/09/2019
  • Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist looking for a new challenge within mental health?

    Cygnet Acer Clinic is a 28 bed rehabilitation service providing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for women with personality disorder and complex needs.

    Rehabilitation is provided in a therapeutic environment, with a level of security matched to individual needs. The aim of the treatment, rehabilitation and re-socialisation programme is to prepare the people in our care either for transfer to conditions of lesser security, or for a life in the community.

    In this role you will:

    • Manage a defined caseload of clients using evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions
    • Work closely with the Head of Occupational Therapy and x2 OTA's who will assist you in your day to day duties, including therapeutic activity
    • Complete full assessments of patients’ occupational performance including areas of self-care, productivity and leisure whilst utilising standardised and non-standardised tools
    • Implement core group and individual treatments to achieve therapeutic goals
    • Contribute to all aspects of risk assessment and management, within your clinical area
    • Evaluate and modify interventions, utilising appropriate outcome measures.

    We are looking for people who have:

    • A degree / postgraduate diploma (or equivalent) in Occupational Therapy
    • Registration with the HCPC (Health Care Professions Council) and membership of the Royal College of Occupational Therapy
    • Currently operating as a Band 6 Occupational Therapist
    • Any experience in the field of CAMHS
    • An understanding of Occupational Therapy process and interventions
    • The ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
    • A good understanding of core Occupational Therapy skills and the motivation to keep up-to-date with current best practice in OT
    • Excellent communication / time management skills

    About Us

    At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients and their families. We have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for almost 30 years. With a true focus on outcomes, those who use or commission our services can be assured we are an experienced, service-user focused, provider of quality treatment, care and rehabilitation.

    In return, we’ll offer you:

    • Salary: £24,500 – £26,565 DOE 
    • Onsite support and supervision from the Head of Occupational Therapy
    • Company pension scheme
    • Subsidised meals
    • Opportunity to undertake further learning and development opportunities


    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

    Are you seeking a new and rewarding challenge where you can make a positive change?

    Click the link to apply.

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