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Rotational Occupational Therapist - East Midlands
Ref: CYG34735

Clifton, NG11 8NB
Starting from £31,865 per year
Full Time
Closing date
Tuesday 5 March 2024

Are you an Occupational Therapist who would like to explore a rewarding career experience?

Location:  Cygnet sites in the East Midlands

Salary: Starting from £31,865 per year (DOE)

Hours: Full time / 40 hours per week

About Us


Cygnet was established in 1988 as an independent provider of health and social care services in England, Scotland and Wales.

Your Role

Cygnet are seeking for Occupational Therapists to join our rotation programme within the East Midlands (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire).

The successful applicants will be offered a rotation programme covering a number of different service lines within the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire areas.

Each rotation is expected to enable the successful candidate ample opportunity to develop their key occupational skills and understanding of mental health services whilst working with experienced multi-disciplinary teams.

Our services have an inbuilt drive for innovation and embrace new ways of working.

We are looking for staff who share our passion for service development and who are willing to drive for sustained high quality care delivery as part of a supportive team.

Service Lines

  • Secure services
  • Personality disorder services
  • Acute services
  • Psychiatric intensive care services
  • High dependency rehabilitation services

You would be responsible for the assessment and treatment of occupational dysfunction for service users working alongside the onsite Occupational Therapy team.

You will work with a full multidisciplinary team in a coordinated way to support each service user develop their skills and move through our clinical model of care from admission to discharge.

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.

For more insight into life as an OT at Cygnet Health Care visit;

Occupational Therapy Preceptorship & Induction

We offer an Occupational Therapy 12 month preceptorship programme to support and consolidate core Occupational Therapy skills. This runs alongside a thorough induction process both to site and to the Occupational Therapy directorate. We are proud to offer a buddy system to support new recruits and opportunities will also be made available for peer to peer support with other band 5 occupational therapists.

Each service line is also represented by a clinical lead occupational therapist and each region has a regional lead occupational therapist. Regular service line and regional meetings are facilitated as a form of continued professional development.

5 reasons why you should make an application today…

  1. We care about people in our services
  2. Expert clinical supervision and protected time for a weekly 1:1 with your clinical supervisor
  3. Induction & service line training in area of specialism
  4. Dedicated CPD time for peer support, skill development and specialist training
  5. 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)
  • 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.

We also have static band 5 opportunities and band 6 opportunities available in the region. Please enquire for further information.

Contact Rachel Rowe ( or Adam Robinson ( for further information.


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*


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