Occupational Therapist (Band 5) (Maternity Cover)
Ref: CYG06224

  • Location
  • Cygnet St Augustine's, Cobridge Road, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 5JY
  • Salary
  • £24,063
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 27/08/2019
  • Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist looking for a new challenge within rehabilitation?

    Cygnet St Augustine’s is a 32 bed specialist high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men. It provides state-of-the-art facilities and a multi-disciplinary treatment programme designed to assist service users with their return to independent living.

    Our dedicated clinical teams provide a full multi-disciplinary programme that includes; occupational therapy, psychology, psychiatry and vocational training, offering service users the opportunities and support they need to stabilise their condition and enter society with a renewed sense of enthusiasm and optimism.

    This post is a temporary contract - maternity cover - 9 months with possible extension. 

    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 OT team including another Occupational Therapist and 3 Therapy Coordinators.
    • 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 5 OT or Newly Qualified. 
    • Any experience in the field of Mental Health is desirable.
    • 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 of £24,063 PA
    • Onsite support and supervision from the Head of Occupational Therapy
    • Company pension scheme
    • Free 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.

  • Job Description
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