Band 5 Occupational Therapist (Mat Leave Cover)
Ref: CYG08089


  • Location
  • Cygnet Bury, Buller Street, Bury, BL8 2BS
  • Salary
  • £25,000pa
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 28/02/2020
  • Are you looking for a new challenge?

    An exciting opportunity that has become available at Cygnet Bury. We are currently seeking an Occupational Therapist (Band 5) to join the team to cover mat leave for 10 -12 months. The post is full time 40 hours per week.

    *Please note there is a possible opportunity for a permanent position within the team due to internal transfers.

    This role may be used flexibly across any of our 10 adult wards in Bury.

    Cygnet Hospital Bury offers adult and adolescent services. This OT Band 5 post is for the Adult Services. These services are provided for men and women needing a secure environment for their care. Some wards are low secure and some are medium secure. Some of our wards provide a dedicated Deaf service, some a dedicated Personality Disorder service. You may be required to work across any of these specialisms.

     

    In this role you will:

    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.

    The Successful Candidate:

    •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 Occupational Therapist (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

    In return we will offer you:

    •Salary £25,000pa
    •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
    •Free meals on duty

    With over 150 OTs in the company, we also work together as a large team providing support to each other across the group, with various specialist interest groups to tap into, including Autism, Learning Disabilities and Sensory Integration, to name a few.

    Requirements

    The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and reference check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.

    *Please note - speculative recruitment emails are not to be sent directly to our clinical staff, these need to go via our internal recruitment team. If speculative candidates are sent directly to a member of the clinical team, we will consider these candidates as our own.*

    Are you looking for a new challenge where you can make a positive difference?

    You can contact Ruth Hudson our Head Occupational Therapist at Cygnet Bury prior to applying to find out further information on 0161 762 4387

     

    Click the link to apply.

     

     

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