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Occupational Therapist - Band 5 (CAMHS Ward)

Job Reference: J103-A-21-28778

Employer:
Cygnet Health Care
Department:
Cygnet Hospital Bury
Location:
Buller Street, off Bolton Road, Bury
Salary:
£26,000 - £28000 DoE

Are you an Occupational Therapist who would like to explore a rewarding career experience?

About Us

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988 as an independent provider of health and social care services in England, Scotland and Wales.

Your Role

Service Line:  Mental Health Child & Adolescent Services(General Adolescent Services)

Summary of the site

Cygnet Bury is a large site with 14 wards. We have a Head of Occupational Therapy and 3 Deputy Head Occupational Therapists to support the different services on site.

Clinical: You would be responsible for the assessment and treatment of occupational dysfunction for 12 service users. The clinical role would focus on Wizard Ward (general adolescent service). You will work with a full multidisciplinary team in a coordinated way to support each young person develop their skills and move through our clinical model of care from admission to discharge.

Each ward has their own occupational therapist and activity coordinator with OT assistants covering 2 wards.

When a young person is admitted into our services, our main aim is to help them to stabilise and achieve discharge to the least restrictive environment as soon as possible. Our services support young people who are experiencing a variety of acute and complex mental health problems, in a welcoming and nurturing environment. Therapeutic support is provided by a diverse and specialist multi-disciplinary team.

Occupational Therapy Directorate

Under the leadership of our occupational therapy directors we support over 150 Occupational Therapists. Working together as a large team we provide support to each other across the group, with the opportunity to be part of specialist interest groups & become involved in service development.

Every service line has a clinical lead occupational therapist to lead and develop evidence based practice and agreed occupational therapy pathway.

We ensure our occupational therapists have a voice through participating in service model development, utilising the expertise and support of our clinical lead occupational therapists.

 

Occupational Therapy Preceptorship & Induction:

We understand the pandemic has brought with it challenging times, and we recognise this may have had an impact on some of your placement experiences. We offer an Occupational Therapy 12 month preceptorship programme to support and consolidate core Occupational Therapy Skills.

5 reasons why you should make an application today…

  • We care about people in our services
  • Expert clinical supervision and protected time for a weekly 1:1 with your clinical supervisor
  • Induction & service line training in area of specialism
  • Dedicated CPD time for peer support, skill development and specialist training
  • We support and develop you to build skills and confidence for the next level in your career.

Cygnet Health Care Benefits

  • Free parking
  • Free meals for staff on duty
  • Relocation package available  
  • Group pension plan helping you save for your future
  • NHS Discount Cards & Blue Light Card (includes big brand discounts)
  • Wellbeing centre with exercises, recipes, financial and mental health advice.
  • Plus much more…

A career at Cygnet comes with excellent benefits. Whether it’s saving you money on the high street, with healthcare, holidays & leisure – or securing your future with professional development and a pension – we support you to be happy both in & out of work.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.

If you would like to discuss this role with the recruiting occupational therapist or arrange an informal visit, we’d be more than happy to facilitate this. Please contact: Ruth Hudson 07540 667679 or 0161 762 4378

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.

 

What next?...

If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you.

Click the button to apply, or send your CV to GraceCockroft@cygnethealth.co.uk

Location Information

To see detailed information about this location please click here 

 

*Recruitment agencies please note: Speculative 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*

 




UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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