Are you an Occupational Therapist or a student who is about to qualify in Occupational Therapy and would like to explore a rewarding career experience?
Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988 as an independent provider of health and social care services in England, Scotland and Wales.
Service Line: Learning Disability and Autism Inpatient Services
The post holder will work at Wallace Hospital and will be clinically supervised by our Regional Lead Occupational Therapist. We are a supportive employer who is open to flexible working hours. For further discussions please contact Karen Shaw (Regional Lead Occupational Therapist): #removed#
Post: Band 5 Occupational Therapist
Salary: £29,500 (Increase to £32,205.50 following completion of preceptorship)
Hours: 40 Hours
Although experience in sensory integration is desired, formal recognised sensory integration training will be funded to support the skill development in this area for the successful candidate.
Wallace Hospital (Dundee; Scotland): Wallace Hospital is a 10 bed specialist high dependency complex care service providing assessment and treatment for individuals with learning disabilities, with or without autistic spectrum disorder, as well as complex needs and behaviours. The team can also support those who have additional mental or physical health needs, as well as those who have been detained under the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act.
The team at Cygnet Wallace Hospital work towards discharge from the point of admission, ensuring they work with service users to create their own pathway to the community and more independent living. The integrated care pathways ensure each individual is supported to reach their full potential.
The service has a dedicated activity coordinator who supports service users to have individual activity plans, which are created based on each person’s likes and hobbies. Their goal is to enable each individual to structure their time, build relationships and establish a balance between therapy, self-care, work and leisure, as appropriate to their individual needs.
Occupational Therapy Directorate
Under the leadership of our occupational therapy directors we support over 170 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.
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
- 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: Karen Shaw: #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*