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Band 5 Occupational Therapist


Are you a Band 5 who would like to explore a clinical challenge in Neuropsychiatry? Post: Occupational Therapist (Band 5) Base: Cygnet Heathers 20 beds. Responsible for: The post holder will work with the on-site Lead OT to provide specialist assessments and treatment planning. Supervision of Activity Co-oridinators. Responsible to: Lead OT (Band 8) at Heathers and Hospital Manager Hours: 32 hours per week Location: West Bromwich, B70 0HD Join our supportive friendly team near the lively city of Birmingham and make an application today. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Alex Scordis-Hutchinson Head OT [email protected] or our in house recruiter [email protected] 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. Overview of site/Ward: Cygnet Heathers is a Neuropsychiatry Service for men, it is a locked rehabilitation service which supports patients with a range of Neuropsychiatry and Neurodegenerative diagnoses. You will need a willingness to learn new skills and the passion to work with patients with complex needs. 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. 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 an MDT with a wide range of experience to draw from within the 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 You will have the opportunity to work through a OT Neuropsychiatry training programme. The Successful Candidate should be/have: A registered Occupational Therapist with the HCPC (Health Care Professions Council) Experience in the field of adult mental health / neurology or willingness to learn An understanding of Occupational Therapy process/interventions and can take a "hands on" approach Able to effectively work with a team Excellent communication and time management skills Passionate about student education In return we will offer you: A competitive salary £25,000pa Opportunities for CPD and to undertake further learning and development. For example: Neuro OT Training Programme, Sensory Integration Training days provided by highly experienced and renowned OT specialists Expert on site clinical supervision Bi-monthly OT CPD meetings focused on skill and strategic service development. Company pension scheme NHS Discount Cards & Blue Light Card Free parking & meals on duty Relocation packages offered Requirements 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. *Please note - speculative recruitment 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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  • Ad ID:  15973634
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  29/09/2020, 04:18
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