Therapy Coordinator / Assistant

Cygnet Health Care
£8.05 - £8.20/hour £8.05 per hour (£8.20 after probation)
09 Aug 2018
07 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting a Therapy Coordinator to join our team at Sedgley House and Lodge.

This role will be working full time, 45hrs on average across a 2 week rota - week 1: Tuesday to Saturday (50hrs per week) and week 2: Monday to Thursday (40hrs per week).

Sedgley House is a male mental health rehabilitation service providing full multidisciplinary inputs including occupational therapy, psychology, psychiatry and vocational training. Patient-centred care plans are devised to match individual’s needs. When the time is right, service users can move to Sedgley Lodge, which gives them increased independence, and a more outward-looking community-based programme

In this role you will:
• Work alongside the Occupational Therapist and Multidisciplinary Team to deliver planned activities for service users
• Contribute ideas, create and facilitate events and activities safely and support people to structure their time through meaningful activity
• Have involvement in the delivery of one to one and group interventions
• Implement individual care plans during activity sessions and take into account specific interests and opportunities to promote choice and independence

We are looking for people who have:
• Experience working within a care environment or equivalent
• Some experience within a mental health setting or with a similar client group is preferred
• A passion for working in this type of setting and have an understanding of mental health diagnosis is important
• A relevant healthcare qualification is desirable

In return we will offer:
• Company pension scheme
• Free meals on duty
• Regular supervision by the Occupational Therapist
• CPD and research opportunities

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

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