Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist (Band 7)

Oldham, Greater Manchester, England
Cygnet £45,492 - £47,836 p/a (Depends on experience) Full time Save This Job
£45,492 - £47,836 p/a (Depends on experience)
Full time
Other Qualified Professional
3 May 2024
2 Jun 2024

Job Description

Are you an experienced 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.

We are currently recruiting for an outstanding Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist to join our team at our new service; Kenney House (Acute, PICU and Rehab Female Mental Health) opening in September 2024. This post holder would work within a new Occupational Therapy team and multi-disciplinary team based on one of three wards at site.

Your Role:

Service Line: Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

Post: Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist (Band 7 Equivalent) at Cygnet Kenney House

Base: PICU ward, Cygnet Kenney House, Wester Hill Road, Oldham, OL8 2QH.

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: £45,492 - £47,836 (Depends on experience)

Contract: Permanent

Cygnet Kenney House:

Cygnet Kenney House is our new Acute, PICU and Mental Health Rehabilitation hospital for women. The service will be opening in September 2024.

The service is split across three wards (Acute, PICU and Rehabilitation); the specialist high support inpatient rehabilitation service for women who have severe and enduring mental illness, the acute ward which provides a safe and stabilising environment for women who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission and the PICU service which caters for emergency admissions for women experiencing an acute period of mental illness that cannot be managed in an open acute inpatient setting.

The new 12 bed PICU service for women will accept emergency and crisis admissions from all areas including acute wards and forensic services. Our aim is a short, rapid intervention to help individuals to regain a sense of control and order in their lives, so they can move to a less restrictive care setting and, ultimately, return home.

Main duties:

Clinical: You and your team will be responsible for the assessment and treatment of occupational dysfunction for 44 people (over the 3 services). You will work with a full multidisciplinary team (on site) in a coordinated way to support each service user develop their skills and move through our clinical model of care from admission to discharge. As part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will provide assessment and treatment of occupational dysfunction. You will promote the importance of enabling people to do the things they want, need or are expected to do to support them being well in life.

Leadership: You would report directly to the Regional Lead Occupational Therapist. You would also hold leadership and management responsibilities of the Occupational Therapy service, providing supervision for the Occupational Therapists within Kenney House. You will be required to share leadership responsibility and consistently contribute to the site wide Occupational Therapy provision.

This role includes opportunities for learning, development and research, supported by a robust appraisal and supervision structure based on RCOT's Career Development Framework. At Cygnet Healthcare, we have a strong occupational focus through support and direction from Clinical Leads, Regional Leads and our Occupational Therapy Directors. We use evidence-based practice within each of our service lines, as defined by our clinical steering groups, of which Occupational Therapists play a key role.

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 and by 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 yo
  • Ref: CYG35868

    Job Details

    Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist (Band 7)

    Oldham, Greater Manchester, Englandd Cygnet
    £45,492 - £47,836 p/a (Depends on experience)
    Job level
    Other Qualified Professional
    Full time
    3 May 2024
    2 Jun 2024

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