Occupational Therapist (Band 5) Maternity Cover
Ref: CYG07030

  • Location
  • Cygnet Delfryn House, Alfonas, Argoed Hall Lane, Mold, Flintshire, CH7 6FQ
  • Salary
  • £24,063 PA
  • Closing date
  • 25/11/2019
  • An exciting opportunity that has become available at Cygnet Delfryn House.

    We are currently seeking a Band 5 Occupational Therapist to join us for a 6 month period (with possibility for extension). The post is 40 hours per week Monday-Friday.

    Set amid the rolling hills of Flintshire, Cygnet Delfryn House is our 28 bed high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men who have severe and enduring mental illness and who may have been detained under the Mental Health Act. Men placed with us often come from multiple placement breakdowns, failed treatment programmes or are stepping down from secure settings.

    The Opportunity...

    As an Occupational Therapist, you will provide direct clinical care which will encompass OT assessments, treatment and management of patients within the service.
    In this role you will assess, implement and develop an OT treatment programme according to service user’s diagnosis and identified needs. This will be based upon findings from assessments including associated risks, in order to develop treatment plans accordingly.
    Prioritisation is key to manage the caseload of clients effectively and you will work closely with the Occupational Therapy and multidisciplinary team onsite.

    You will have...

    • A Degree / Postgraduate Diploma (or equivalent) in Occupational Therapy, registration with the HCPC (Health Care Professions Council) and a member of the RCOT (Royal College of Occupational Therapy)
    • Experience in the field of adult mental health and/or acute inpatient mental health is essential
    • Currently operating as a Band 5 (Also suitable for newly qualified) 
    • An understanding of Occupational Therapy process/interventions and can take a “hands on” approach
    • The ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
    • Excellent communication / time management skills

    Why Cygnet? We'll offer you...

    • Salary £24,963 per annum
    • Company pension scheme
    • Expert clinical supervision and peer support allowing for clinical case discussion
    • Opportunity to attend regular OT meetings focused on CPD, service development, and clinical case discussion
    • OT email group for peer support and face-to-face service meetings bi-monthly in your specialist area
    • Opportunities for CPD and to undertake further learning and development
    • Training days provided by highly experienced and renowned OT specialists – Sue Parkinson and Eadioan Breathnach
    • Free meals on duty
    • Sensory Integration Preceptorship
    • Opportunity to enrol onto the Sensory Integration Network to become a Sensory Practitioner 

    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.


    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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