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


About Us

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

Your Role

Service Line: Learning Disability Other (ASD Residential)

Summary of the sites

The post holder will work within our social care residential home at Oaklands.


Band 6 Occupational Therapist

Salary £33,000 – £39,000 full time equivalent/pro rata

Flexible working 2-3 days per week (one day must be a Thursday)


Oaklands is a 15 bed specialist residential service with nursing, supporting individuals with learning disabilities and complex needs in Hexham, Northumberland.

For the role the post holder will have support from the Activity co-ordinator and will be provided with frequent clinical supervision. Although experience in sensory integration is desired, formal recognised training will be provided to support the skill development in this area.  


Full MDT attached to the services. The team support individuals who have additional mental or physical health needs and behaviours that may challenge, as well as those who have significant difficulties with social engagement and inclusion. Our goal is to enable residents to structure their time, build relationships and establish a balance between therapy, self-care, work and leisure, as appropriate to their needs.


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…

  • 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: Vicky Wisniewski: 01325 385240

What next?
If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you.
Click the button to apply, or sedn your CV to GraceCockroft@cygnethealth.co.uk 

Job Reference: CYG24515

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