Band 6 Occupational Therapist Jobs in Bury – England at Cygnet Health Care

Title: Band 6 Occupational Therapist

Company: Cygnet Health Care

Location: Bury – England

Type: Full Time

Category: Doctor/Physician, Healthcare

Are you a confident Band 5 or a Band 6 Occupational Therapist who would like to explore a more rewarding clinical challenge in Forensic (low and medium secure and PICU) Mental Health Services? Are you ready to further develop your clinical skills? We want to recruit an exceptional OT to our Band 6 post.

Post:(Band 6) Occupational Therapist

Base:“Southampton Ward” – Male PICU.

Responsible for:The post holder will line manage an Activity Coordinator and have opportunity to supervise Band 5 OTs at Head OTs discretion.

Responsible to:Highly Specialist OT (Band 7) at Bury (on site manager for supervision)

Hours:40 hours per week

Location:Bury, BL8 2BS

Join our supportive friendly team near the lively city of Manchester and make an application today.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Ruth Hudson Head OT – (Please contact us using the “Apply for this Job Posting” box below) or our in house recruiter

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 Mental Health, Neuropsychiatry, Autism, Learning Disabilities and Sensory Integration, to name a few.

The PICU ward will be a new service on the Bury Cygnet site so you will be involved in the development of the service from the start. Patients needing admission to the PICU ward will have severe mental illness symptoms and will exhibit a high level of risk that cannot be safely managed in a general acute unit, but where the level of risk is not of a persistent nature to require longer term care in a secure environment.

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 skills are key to manage the caseload of clients effectively and you will work closely with the Occupational Therapy and multidisciplinary team onsite.

5 reasons why you should make an application today…

We care about people in our services

Career pathway progression within the company to support your development and skills

You will be a part of a large service at Bury comprising of 14 different wards and a wide range of experience to draw from within the OT team.

National networks of over 150 OTs in the Cygnet Group within different specialisms including Forensic Practice, LD and ASD, Acute mental health, PICU, and inpatient CAMHS

Low caseload number to support intensive OT focused interventions.

The Successful Candidate should be/have:

A registered Occupational Therapist with the HCPC (Health Care Professions Council)

Experienced in the field of adult mental health or PICU environments

Working as a Band 5 or Band 6 OT

An understanding of Occupational Therapy process/interventions and can take a “hands on” approach

Excellent communication and time management skills

Ability to manage highly demanding clinical presentation

In return we will offer you:

A competitive salary £31,500pa – £38,000pa – DOE

Opportunities for CPD and to undertake further learning and development. For example:…


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