Are you an Activity Co-ordinator who would like to explore a rewarding career experience?

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

We are looking for a Part Time Activities Coordinator for Tyler Ward at Cygnet Hospital Blackheath. You will work 22.5 her per week covering 3 days a week.

Summary of the site:

Tyler Ward is a male PICU with 14 beds at Cygnet Hospital Blackheath.  Tyler Ward strives to improve service users’ wellbeing, reduce risk and facilitate individual return to optimal functioning to fully engage in their recovery.

As an Activity Co-ordinator the role involves planning and implementing activities as a therapeutic medium under the guidance of a qualified Occupational Therapist who works full time on Tyler Ward and the Deputy Head Occupational Therapist who works full time and is based on Meridian Ward (part of the Secure Service Line at Blackheath).  You will also be supported by an Occupational Therapy Assistant who works as part of the Tyler Ward Occupational Therapy Team.  The post holder will be offered support and guidance to utilise some standardised assessments, implement structured groups and complete activity risk assessments.

In this role you will work within an MDT (which consists of Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Nursing, Medical and Social Work) to support recovery and rehabilitation for service users on Tyler Ward.

Cygnet Hospital Blackheath is situated in a bustling London location with great public transport links, community links, beautiful parks and historical landmarks such as the Greenwich Royal Observatory or the Cutty Sark.

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.

Activity Co-ordinator Induction:

We offer Activity Co-ordinators a thorough induction and training to support and consolidate core Occupational Therapy Skills.

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 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: Jennifer Beal (Head of Occupational Therapy, Beckton, Blackheath & Lewisham) on 0207 511 2299 or Rachel Kitten (Deputy Head Occupational Therapist for Blackheath & Lewisham) on 0208 6942111.

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.

To apply, please email your CV to abdulhafiz@cygnethealth.co.uk or Apply below

Job Reference: CYG29993

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