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Occupational Therapy Assistant (FTC)
Ref: CYG36033

Alders Clinic, GL1 5UA
£27,250 per year
Full Time
Closing date
Monday 3 June 2024

Are you a Therapy Assistant who would like to explore a rewarding career experience?

About Us

Cygnet was established in 1988 as an independent provider of health and social care services in England, Scotland and Wales. Cygnet Alders Clinic is on the Welsh Hospital Framework with specialist service status. 

Your Role: Occupational Therapy Assistant

Contract: FTC for 6 months

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week, Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm

Service Line: Female Mental Health Adults (Personality Disorder)

Summary of the site:

Alders Clinic is a highly specialist personality disorder service for women with complex needs.

MDT consists of Hospital Manager, Head of Care, Psychiatry, Nursing Team, Psychology, Drama Therapy and Occupational Therapy.

Caseload, up to 16 patients, 20 bed service.

Occupational Therapy Team consists of Senior/Head Occupational Therapist, Band 5 Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Assistants.

Cygnet Alders Clinic provide a specialist psychologically informed personality disorder pathway across three living areas:

- Severn, for assessment and stabilisation;

- Avon, where service users move as they engage and progress with their treatment pathway: - Coln, which focuses on transitioning to the community.

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…

  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
  • DBS paid
  • 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: Dulcie Lilly 01452 222390.

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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