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Occupational Therapist (Band 5 - Mat Cover)
Ref: CYG36382

Sherwood Lodge, NG21 0HR
£29,544 - £31,865 p/a
Full Time
Closing date
Friday 28 June 2024

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

At Cygnet Sherwood Lodge, we support 26 men with learning disabilities and associated complex needs who may also have behaviours that challenge.

When individuals come to Cygnet Sherwood Lodge they can often be mentally and emotionally unstable due to varying reasons. We believe that by creating a calm and inviting environment we can enhance a person’s progress and self-esteem to help them on their care pathway towards a less restrictive setting.

Post: (Band 5) Occupational Therapist (Maternity Cover - starting from October 2024)

Base: Sherwood Lodge, Rufford Colliery Lane, Rainworth, Nottinghamshire, NG21 0HR

Salary: Starting on £29,544 and increasing to £31,865 once preceptorship is completed.

Caseload: 13 patients  

Responsible to: Service Manager for Line management supervision & Occupational Therapist (Band 6 or above) for professional supervision. 

Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week

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.

Occupational Therapy Preceptorship & Induction:

We offer a 12 month Occupational Therapy Preceptorship for all newly qualified Occupational Therapists to support and consolidate core Occupational Therapy skills.

We also offer a sensory integration preceptorship for those with an interest in sensory integration.

All new starters will complete an induction which incorporates service line Occupational Therapy processes as in–house orientation.

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
  • 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…
  • In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

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.

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*

What next?

If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you!

For an informal discussion about the role please our dedicated Occupational Therapy in-house recruiter

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