Occupational Therapist (Band 6)

Cygnet Health Care
£36000 - £38000/annum
Closing date
24 May 2022

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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 Adults

Summary of the site

Cygnet Hospital Harrow provides support across two service lines: Adults requiring acute in-patient services, and a service for men with dual diagnosis of Mental Illness and Autism.

Clinical: You would be responsible for the assessment and treatment of occupational dysfunction for patients on the Springs Unit which is a low secure ward for men with a dual diagnosis of Mental Illness and Autism.  Cygnet Harrow benefits from a full multidisciplinary team including speech and language therapy, psychology, psychiatry, nursing and support staff.

Leadership: As a senior OT, you will provide supervision and appraisal for less experienced team members including a Band 5 OT and an OTA.

The hospital places a high emphasis on the use of sensory integration, for which you will receive funding and support to further your qualifications in this area of specialism. 

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.

For more insight into life as an OT at Cygnet Health Care visit; https://(url removed)/ot-life/ - Here you can listen to the opinions, stories and advice from our exceptional OTs – it could help the next step in your career.

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: (url removed)

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.

*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
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