Occupational Therapist (Band 5 / Newly Qualified)
Ref: CYG06628

  • Location
  • Cygnet St Teilo House, Goshen Street, Rhymney, Gwent, NP22 5NF
  • Salary
  • £24,065
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 14/10/2019
  • We are looking for an Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our inter-disciplinary team at Cygnet St. Teilo House in Gwent, South Wales on a 10 month fixed term contract.

    Cygnet St. Teilo House is a 23-bed service specialising in high dependency inpatient rehabilitation for women. Our state-of-the-art service has been designed with wellness in mind, providing a safe and comfortable environment that promotes efficient rehabilitation and recovery.

    Your Day-to-Day...

    • Manage a defined caseload of clients using evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions
    • Work closely with the x2 Therapy Assistants and Clinical Lead OT 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

    You will have...

    • A degree / postgraduate diploma (or equivalent) in Occupational Therapy
    • Registration with the HCPC (Health Care Professions Council) and membership of the RCOT (Royal College of Occupational Therapy)
    • Recently completed your Occupational Therapy studies and seeking a Newly Qualified role or currently working as a Band 5 OT
    • Some experience or a passion for working with a female mental health client group
    • An understanding of Occupational Therapy process and interventions in a mental health care inpatient setting
    • The ability to work independently and as part of an inter-disciplinary team


    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • Salary: £24,065
    • Preceptorship programme (for newly qualified OTs)
    • Company pension scheme
    • NHS and employee discount scheme
    • Free meals on duty
    • Free parking
    • Internal / external CPD and training opportunities
    • OT email group and peer support (150+ OTs currently across Cygnet Health Care)
    • Clinical supervision and support from the Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist 
    • Opportunities to broaden experience and enhance service development


    Contracted hours: 40 per week, Monday to Friday.

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

    What next?

    Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for 30 years.

    If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you!

    Click the link to apply.


  • Job Description
  • OT_Job_Description_Band_5_NQ_.doc

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