Medical/Pharmaceutical/Scientific

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Contract Full Time

About Us

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

With over 150 OTs in the company, we also work together as a large team providing support to each other across the group, with the opportunity to be part of specialist interest groups & become involved in service development.

Would you like to explore a rewarding and clinical challenge in High Dependency Mental Health Rehabilitation within the Occupational Therapy Department?

Post:  Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (temporary contract – 10months)

Salary: £22,000

Base: Cygnet Delfryn 

Hours: 40 hours per week (Monday – Friday) (temporary contract – 10months)

Location: Delfryn Site, Argoed Lane, Mold, Flintshire. CH7 6FQ

Join our supportive, friendly team and make an application today.

Summary of the site

Cygnet Delfryn  House is our 28 bed high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men & Cygnet Delfryn Lodge is a 24 bed service specialising in high dependency inpatient rehabilitation for women. Both services cater for individuals who have severe and enduring mental illness and who may have been detained under the Mental Health Act.

Individuals often come from multiple placement breakdowns, failed treatment programmes or are stepping down from secure settings.

You will be joining an established, supportive OT team and an experienced MDT across the site. You will get to expand your skill set through working with a diverse range of diagnoses. You would also have opportunity to gain experience working across both male & female mental health services with both units on the same site. The OT team at Delfryn site consists of 1 Head OT, 1 Band 6 OT, 1 Band 5 OT and 5 therapy coordinators. Weekly support is also provided from a Clinical Lead OT (Band 8).  

Occupational Therapy Directorate

Under the leadership of our occupational therapy directors we support over 150 Occupational Therapists and many Occupational Therapy support staff. 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: Rebecca Boothby (Head OT): (phone number removed)

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.

*Recruitment agencies please note: Speculative emails are not to be sent directly to our clinical staff, these need to go via

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