Part Time Occupational Therapist (Band 7 / Highly Specialist)
Ref: CYG06862

  • Location
  • Cygnet Woodside , 279 Beacon Road, Wibsey, Bradford, BD6 3DQ
  • Salary
  • £30,500 - £41,000 per annum
  • Hours
  • Part Time
  • Closing date
  • 24/11/2019
  • We are looking to recruit a Part Time Band 6 / Specialist Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our team at Cygnet Woodside in Bradford.

    Cygnet Woodside is a 9 bed CQC rated ‘Good’ service that provides assessment, treatment and fast stream rehabilitation for men with learning disabilities, associated complex needs and who may have behaviours that challenge. We accept emergency referrals and the team are experienced in managing them quickly and efficiently to ensure transition for service users is as smooth as possible.

    Your Day-to-Day...

    • Implement and develop an OT treatment programme according to client’s diagnosis and identified needs within the service
    • Provide clinical care to a caseload of clients using evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions
    • Work closely with the interdisciplinary team onsite
    • Complete full assessments of clients 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
    • To actively participate in and initiate the planning, development and evaluation of OT services, holding responsibility for defined projects

    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)
    • Sufficient experience working in a Band 6 position or currently practicing as a Band 7 Occupational Therapist. This would also suit someone in a Senior / Lead or Head OT role
    • Some experience working with a learning disability client group is preferred
    • An understanding of Occupational Therapy process and interventions in a learning disability inpatient setting
    • A 'hands on' approach
    • The ability to work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team


    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • Salary: in the region of £41,500 (Pro rata / Depending on Experience)
    • 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 Director of Occupational Therapy (North)
    • Opportunities to broaden experience and enhance service development


    Contracted hours: 24 per week, (3 days between 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.


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