Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist (Band 7 / Specialist)
Ref: CYG07077

  • Location
  • Broughton Lodge, London Road Cheshire SK11 0JG
  • Salary
  • £39,000 Pro rata
  • Hours
  • Part Time
  • Closing date
  • 23/12/2019
  • We are looking for a Part Time Band 7 / Highly Specialist  Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our dedicated team at Cygnet Broughton Lodge.  

    The post would be a part time position, working 2-3 days a week.

    Broughton Lodge is a 20 bed specialist residential service for adults with autism, learning disabilities and who may present with behaviours that challenge. We aim to provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those in our care, promoting independence and community integration.

    Your Day-to-Day…

    • To take the lead in the development and management of the Occupational Therapy service across a division or region, using highly specialist clinical and managerial skills developed through experience and post-graduate training, ensuring quality of service and compliance with internal and external standards and regulations.  
    • Good understanding of core Occupational Therapy skills and current best practice in OT with clients who have a diagnosis of autism.
    • To manage a caseload of clients with complex needs and differential diagnosis, using evidenced based practice/client based principles to assess, plan, formulate, implement and evaluate interventions in a variety of settings.
    • To provide leadership and support to others, including supervision and continuing professional development to other Occupational Therapists and, where appropriate, OT Assistants.  

    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)
    • Experience working in a Band 6 or Band 7 / Senior or Lead Occupational Therapist role 
    • Completion of Sensory Integration Level 2/3 
    • Experience working with an adult autism client group  
    • A good understanding of Occupational Therapy process/interventions and can take a “hands on” approach
    • The ability to work independently and as part of an inter-disciplinary team

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you….

    • Salary: up to £39,000 (FTE)  (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 Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist
    • Opportunities to broaden experience and enhance service development


    Contracted hours: 16-24 per week, between Monday to Friday (negotiable).
    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.
    Interviews for shortlisted applicants will take place w/c 21st October.

    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

  • Location Information
  • Broughton Lodge offers a four bed and two eight bed homes with independent living areas. Person-centred planning is at the heart of everything we do, based on the specific needs of the individuals in our care. We understand that consistency and continuity of care is important for the people we care for.

    CQC overall rating is 'Good' 

  • Job Description
  • CYGNET_OT_Job_Description__Band_7_1_.doc

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