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Occupational Therapist (Band 6)

Cygnet Health Care
Closing date
26 Jun 2022

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Full Time
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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

Salary: £26,400-£30,400 per annum

Working hours: 32 hours per week, 4x shifts Mon to Thu - part time

Service Line: Mental Health Adults (Personality Disorder)

Summary of the site

Cygnet Alders Clinic is a 20 bed rehabilitation service providing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for women with personality disorder and complex needs. Cygnet Alders Clinic is on the Welsh Hospital Framework with specialist service status. We provide a specialist psychologically informed personality disorder pathway across three living areas; Severn, Avon and Coln, which patients move through as they progress and engage with their treatment pathway, from assessment through to transitioning back into the community.

Our close-knit multi-disciplinary team is led by a consultant psychiatrist and includes psychology, drama therapy, occupational therapy, and specialist mental health nurses, all of whom are fully trained and accredited. We work closely as a team formulating with each patient what their needs are and how best we can support them to achieve these.

As a specialist Occupational Therapist, you will supervise a band 5 occupational therapist. The team also benefit from the support and expertise of an OT assistant and an activity coordinator. You will also provide direct clinical care following an agreed model of service for a defined caseload. The hospital has a wide range of therapeutic facilities, promoting positive risk-taking and the development of life skills for community living. We would like to develop our sensory room further and our provision of sensory strategies in Alders.

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.

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 Lisandra Ferreira on (phone number removed) or (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 candidate
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