Occupational Therapist

Closing Date: 25th March 2019

We are recruiting for an Occupational Therapist to join our Acute Services team in Newton Abbot. We are seeking someone who enjoys enabling people to reach their full potential.

You role will be to ensure all people admitted to Cypress are provided with an Occupational Therapy assessment of discharge support needs.  To develop comprehensive care plans to facilitate discharge and provide effective guidance and supervision to a team of support workers to ensure plans are followed with the person and reviewed on a regular basis.  To work closely with the Clinical Manager to ensure that people receive skilled recovery practice to the highest standard.  To take responsibility for recovery qualities communication within our service and the wider community.

Cypress Hospital is a short-stay, open unit for people who are in or recovering from a mental health crisis. Cypress is located in Newton Abbot in a building renovated to support recovery and wellbeing. Our team provides nurse-led support which helps to avoid the need for acute ward admissions and also supports people to transition from an acute ward back to their community.

We offer a range of employee benefits including training opportunities, 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays), group pension scheme and an employee assistance programme. We are a Disability Confident employer and a Mindful Employer.

To be considered for this role please email your completed application form to HR@steponecharity.co.uk or post to HR, Step One, Beaufort House, 51 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4EP.

CVs will not be accepted without a completed application form.

Closing date for applications is 9:00am Monday 25th March 2019.

Hours: 22.5

Location: Cypress Hospital

Salary: £26,500 - £28,977 Per annum, pro rata

Type: Permanent Part Time