Activity Co-ordinator
Ref: CYG08038

  • Location
  • Cygnet Bierley, Bierley Lane, Bradford, BD4 6AD
  • Salary
  • £8.21
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 13/02/2020
  • Activity Coordinator

    This is an exciting opportunity for a full time Activity Coordinator to join an established, dynamic occupational therapy team based at Cygnet Hospital Bierley. 

    We have one vacancy on Denholme Ward to provide quality treatment as guided by the qualified Occupational Therapist for service users within our female Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) inpatient service. Whilst predominantly working on Denholme Ward there will be opportunity to get experience on each of our 4 wards.
    The Occupational Therapy team offers a supportive environment with a strong emphasis on training and further education. The team is highly valued in this setting and their role in service user recovery is essential. 


    Hours: 37.5  Mon-Fri/ Sun-Thur Alternating weeks (Rolling shift pattern) 9-5pm

    We are looking for an individual who is:

    • Passionate about occupation and its role in mental health.
    • Able and willing to work flexibly, to meet the needs of the service
    • Passionate about working with this client group
    • Has a good understanding of low secure services



    • Assist the Occupational Therapist in providing rehabilitation services for patients through purposeful and meaningful occupations in group and one to one settings.
    • Monitor the patients and understand their health issues and requirements and make sure that they are provided necessary support.
    • Help patients in working through the rehabilitative interventions as directed by the occupational therapist.
    • To produce and maintain clear and accurate clinical documentation.


    We’ll offer you:

    • An opening to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
    • Flexible working with opportunity for overtime
    • Regular coaching & appraisal
    • Expert supervision & peer support
    • DBS paid
    • Employee referral scheme
    • Employee discount savings

    You will be supported in your personal and professional development via clinical supervision, training and other Continuing Professional Development opportunities. 
    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Bierley provides a range of low secure, specialist and psychiatric intensive care services for men and women, including a specialist personality disorder service for women.

    The hospital is set across four wards offering single-sex male and female specialist mental health services in low secure and locked environments. All our services are provided under the umbrella of a recovery orientated approach and are reviewed through the CPA framework.


    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


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