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Occupational Therapist

Outcomes First Group

Manchester, NW
2 days ago
Manchester, NW
£24k - £35k Per Year
2 days ago
£24k - £35k Per Year
Occupational Therapist
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Occupational Therapist 

North West

£24,000 - £35,000 

Permanent, full time

 

Are you an Occupational Therapist experienced in working with children with ASD and other complex needs?

Would you like to contribute towards, and help develop a Regional Wellbeing & Clinical Hub covering leading SEN schools, residential homes, fostering agencies and adult services?

If so, we have the role for you!

This is an exciting, new opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our North West team, covering schools, residential homes, fostering agencies and adult services across the North West from Stockport to Preston / Lancashire.  An ideal opportunity for those who would be excited by creating a nationally important resource with the substantial backing of a leading provider of education and care for children, young people, and adults with complex needs

About the Role

You will be responsible for providing individual, specialist assessments and carrying out informed interventions to meet the occupational, physical, and sensory needs of our children, young people, and adults at a universal, targeted and specialist level.  This will include the provision of direct one-to-one sessions or group activities as part of the Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

As directed by the Clinical Lead the role will also involve the provision of advice, information and training to staff, other members of the clinical/wellbeing and multi-professional teams, commissioners and other agencies regarding issues relevant to autism, learning difficulties, developmental trauma and associated conditions including children, young people and adults who present with behaviours which challenge.

Multi-professional working is essential to our aim to provide a high-quality service that promotes the wellbeing and interests of the children, young people and adults it supports. Collaborative working and integration of Occupational Therapy and therapy support within the day to day running of each provision is a key part of this role.

Who we are looking for

We’re looking for a committed and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join the Outcomes First Group, providing therapy across the North West region.  Someone with a holistic and integrated approach to care, education and clinical services would be perfect for this role.

HCPC registration and experience of working with children with ASD and other complex needs is essential. We are also looking for someone with post-graduate knowledge and preferably training in Sensory Integration therapy.

A driving license and car are essential due to the regional nature of the role.

Please see Job Description / Person Specification for a full list of essential criteria.

Why work for us

  • Professional supervision
  • A network of clinical colleagues with regular forums for peer reflection & practice development
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path
  • Well-resourced provision
  • Ongoing funded clinical supervision/Licence
  • Company Pension Scheme and benefits
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters"- access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services
  • Employee Rewards Hub – access to discounts, offers and cashback with 100s of retailers
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • No two days are ever the same

 

Applications are invited online https://www.outcomesfirstgroup.co.uk/vacancies/.

The Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS and necessary checks. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for

 

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Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Huddersfield, Yorkshire
3 days ago
Huddersfield, Yorkshire
3 days ago

Occupational Therapist

Kirkwood Hospice

The closing date is 01 March 2021

Job overview

The successful applicant will work closely with our MDT and Therapy team. Providing a holistic Occupational Therapy service on our In-Patient Unit, as well as supporting wellness programmes for community patients and carers with support from our Senior Occupational Therapist. This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking, passionate team.

Main duties of the job

The role will also involve:

Working within a multi-disciplinary team;

Undertaking home visits assessments;

Involvement in discharge planning;

Scope to develop new initiatives;

Supporting staff development

About us

If you would like any an informal discussion regarding the role, contact Elspeth McGloughlin on 01484 557900

Or email: recruitment@kirkwoodhospice.co.uk for more information

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To work as part of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure effective communication and delivery of care to meet identified need

  • To maintain effective communication with patients, carers and colleagues

  • To provide Occupational Therapy input principally to in-patients and patients attending Support and Therapy Centre and contribute to the development of the service.

  • To undertake home visit assessments with patients to complete functional assessment of patients in their home environment with support from the Senior Occupational Therapist.

Clinical/ PROFESSIONAL ROLE

  • With support of the Senior Occupational Therapist and Therapy team, the post holder will:

  • Undertake comprehensive holistic occupational therapy assessment and implement therapeutic interventions for patients with complex progressive life limiting illness utilising an evidence based approach.

  • Tailor holistic therapy assessment and treatment to patients individual needs including physical, emotional, social and spiritual dimensions.

  • Assess the ongoing Occupational Therapy needs of the patient adapting therapy input as their condition changes.

  • Work with patients to develop their independence and autonomy with activities of daily living and occupations, involving the patient, carer, family and multi-disciplinary team in the treatment plan in line with our promotion of enablement.

  • Provide advice on managing the patients functional ability and guide discharge planning.

  • Communicate effectively with patients, carers and relatives demonstrating compassion and empathy.

  • Provide advice, education and support to patients and carers to self- manage symptoms such as fatigue, breathlessness and other symptoms related to their life limiting condition.

  • Provide advice, education and training to patients, carers and the multi-disciplinary team regarding safe use of recommended aids and equipment to promote patients independence in activities of daily living.

  • Participate in MDT meetings, professional and family meetings offering specialist input and advice and act as an advocate for the patient.

  • Undertake access visit assessments to patients homes and make recommendations for equipment.

  • Undertake home visit assessments with patients to complete functional assessment of patients in their home environment with support of the Senior Occupational Therapist.

  • Work closely with equipment services , community therapists and external agencies in the provision of necessary equipment and adaptations in order to maximise the patients independence, comfort and safety on discharge, with the emphasis on quality of life.

  • Engage in CPD and support delivery of Learning and Development where appropriate.

  • Support the Senior Occupational Therapist with delivery of symptom management workshop.

MANAGEMENT ROLE

With support of the Senior Occupational Therapist and Therapy team, the post holder will:

  • Ensure that patient documentation is completed accurately using SystmOne electronic records in accordance with professional standards, hospice policy and legal requirements.

  • Support the Therapy assistant and students.

  • Provide cover for the occupational therapy service and prioritise occupational therapy interventions in the absence of the Senior Occupational Therapist.

  • Support the Senior Occupational Therapist and Therapy team and actively contribute to the achievement of service development initiatives.

  • Collaborate with the Quality and Education Manager to undertake audit of Occupational Therapy provision, in order to maintain high standards within the service and to evaluate outcomes.

  • Participate in policy and guideline development relevant to occupational therapy provision

EDUCATIONAL ROLE

  • Maintain a professional portfolio in accordance with HCPC recommendations and the Knowledge and Skills Framework for the role.

  • Undertake training and education to ensure ongoing personal and professional development.

  • Maintain and develop current knowledge of evidence-based practice in palliative care and National Standards Framework & guidelines and incorporate these appropriately into clinical practice.

  • Take responsibility to access clinical supervision.

  • Be appraised annually by the Senior Occupational Therapist and be responsible for complying with the agreed personal development plan to meet set knowledge and competencies

  • Support the Senior Occupational Therapist in the delivery of formal and informal education.

  • Support the Senior Occupational Therapist in supervising the Therapy Assistant, Student Occupational Therapists and volunteers.

QUALITY ASSURANCE ROLE

  • Ensure Occupational Therapy practice is evidence based.

  • Initiate changes to practice in partnership with appropriate MDT members.

  • Initiate and undertake further policy and standard setting, audit and research as appropriate.

  • To participate in the development and implementation of policies, protocols, procedures and guidelines.

  • To carry out governance initiatives measuring and evaluating the Occupational Therapy service, effectiveness, activity data and real time feedback.

  • To collaborate with the Quality and Education Manager to develop and undertake regular audits of Occupational Therapy provision.

  • To attend Quality and Governance and other hospice meetings.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Policies and Procedures

The post holder is required to familiarise themselves with all The Kirkwood policies and procedures and to comply with these at all times. Failure to comply with any of The Kirkwoods policies may result in disciplinary action.

Infection Control

All staff have a responsibility to act and follow The Kirkwood and Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust infection control policies and procedures and be aware the importance of protecting themselves, patients and visitors and in maintaining a clean and healthy environment.

Health and Safety

All staff have a responsibility to identify and assess risk. Staff are actively encouraged to report all incidents including near misses. To ensure that all incidents are reported, an open culture operates in which staff are free to report incidents in the knowledge that they will be supported.

The post holder is responsible for the identification, assessment and analysis of risks and implementing action plans to reduce risk and minimize the impact of known risks and ensure they are familiar with all risk management and health and safety policies and procedures.

Equal Opportunities

All employees are expected to be aware of, and adhere to, The Kirkwoods Equal Opportunities Policy and carry out their associated duties and responsibilities under this policy.

Job Description and Flexibility

To undertake any other duties or general tasks as may reasonably be required.

To demonstrate flexibility and work in other areas including externally as required by Director of Clinical Services, commensurate with the post holders banding and expertise.

The post holder is required to be flexible in developing their role in agreement with Director of Clinical Services.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree or diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registration

Desirable

  • Member of Royal College of Occupational Therapy (RCOT)
  • Member of or willingness to join the RCOT specialist section (OPC)

Experience

Essential

  • Undergraduate experience in a wide range of clinical areas
  • Evidence of experience of ADL assessments, discharge planning, equipment provision, home visits/ access visits
  • Experience of multi-disciplinary team working.
  • Experience of working with community and other agencies.
  • Evidence of CPD and reflective practice
  • Knowledge of completing patient records accurately using SystmOne and paper records in accordance with professional standards, hospice policy and legal requirements.

Desirable

  • Previous experience and knowledge of working within the field of palliative care
  • Previous experience of working at the level of the post (equivalent to NHS Band 5 level)

Other

Essential

  • Awareness of NSFs/ Local and National initiatives relating to palliative care
  • Basic understanding of Clinical Governance
  • Critical appraisal skills
  • Ability to undertake assessment and formulate treatment/management programmes with patients, acting as an autonomous practitioner
  • Ability to reflect and adapt practice to suit individuals needs
  • Ability to make decisions and problem solve when dealing with routine situations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people with complex difficulties
  • Ability to work in an environment that is emotionally demanding
  • Proven ability to work well in a team
  • Recognises own limitations and have a willingness to share and learn from others.
  • Ability to organize own work and caseload
  • Clear, concise verbal and written reporting skills.
  • IT skills including Word and Outlook.
  • Presentation skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates self- motivation and ability to influence others
  • Demonstrates positive attitude and behavior
  • Approachable and enthusiastic
  • Flexible approach to service and care delivery
  • Mobile around Kirklees
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Commitment to the development and pursuit of palliative care knowledge.
  • Awareness of and commitment to the values and vision of The Kirkwood

Desirable

  • Advance communication skills or willingness to work towards.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Kirkwood Hospice

Address

21 Albany Road

Dalton

Huddersfield

HD5 9UY


Employer's website

https://www.kirkwoodhospice.co.uk/

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Paediatric Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Heywood, NW
2 days ago
Heywood, NW
£32.426k - £32.426k Per Year
2 days ago
£32.426k - £32.426k Per Year

Job Reference: J11-SRFT-35655-35656

Employer:
NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Department:
Salford Royal Foundation Trust
Location:
Heywood
Salary:
£19.29

**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS TO APPLY TO JOIN NHS PROFESSIONALS’ ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS BANK**

Job Title and Grade: Children’s Occupational Therapist Specialist

Location/Trust: Callaghan House, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust (Northern Care Alliance)

Department Covered: Children’s Acute and ongoing Needs Service

Pay Rates: Days: £19.29 Saturdays/Nights: £25.08 Sunday/Bank Hols: £30.86

Placement Ref/ID: 35655

The Role:

Shaping The Future Of Occupational Therapy.…join the bank for flexibility in how you work.

Would you like to be part of a team that has a real supportive and inclusive ethos and sense of community, in a Trust rated ‘Outstanding’ in a recent CQC report, working in a location with all the benefits of country living with the convenience of big city life?

If you answered ‘yes’ to the above, we’d love to hear from you!

We have long term placement opportunities available for Occupational Therapist available at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust specifically providing a service working as a member of the Paediatric Occupational Therapy team under the direct and indirect supervision of a Specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapist.

The Paediatric Occupational Therapy team works with children and young people from 0 – 19 years in the borough of HMR in a variety of settings including clinics, nurseries, mainstream and special schools. The team works with children with a variety of conditions including children with co-ordination difficulties, neurological impairments, developmental delay and physical disabilities. Some of the children have complex health care needs.

The post holder will work as an autonomous practitioner and be professionally and legally responsible, and accountable for all aspects of their own work. This includes the management of patients in their care in accordance with trust and professional guidelines. This is in order to ensure a high standard of clinical care for patients with appropriate support from senior occupational therapists.

Key Responsibilities of the Post:

  • Independently manage a specialised clinical caseload. This will be predominantly working with children with sensory processing difficulties.
  • Assessment, advising, planning, delivering and evaluating treatment for a complex caseload of children working in partnership with health and education colleagues where appropriate.
  • Provides specialist advice, training and support to educational staff, outside agencies, parents and carers.
  • Ensuring the accurate documentation of case notes.

The Occupational Therapy Team sits within the Integrated Children's Acute and On-going Needs Service within HMR Community Services and is based at Callaghan House in Heywood. We work across Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale in a variety of settings to deliver an Occupational Therapy Service to children and young people from 0 – 19 years with a wide range of difficulties and disabilities.

The Children’s Occupational Therapy Team enables children with a wide range of difficulties and disabilities to maximise their development and become independent participants in the community.

Salford Royal Foundation Trust has an enviable reputation, great supportive team with a family feel. Based in the heart of the Hospitals main site, the post holder here will be pivotal in providing the best level of quality care to varying departments and their patients needs.

Excellent transport links mean their location is commutable from Eccles Train Station, and there’s also a free staff car park a 5 minute walk away. They also offer a shuttle bus service running from the local mainline train station.

Skills/Responsibilities:

Skills/Responsibilities

To apply for this post, you will have:

  • Post registration experience
  • Experience working with children with sensory processing difficulties
  • Postgraduate sensory integration training
  • Previous experience across a broad range of junior rotations
  • Advanced clinical reasoning skills in paediatric
  • Specialist knowledge in anatomy and physiology to support relevant clinical skills
  • Knowledge of areas of clinical governance including quality, audit and risk management
  • Basic understanding of computers and their applications

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: –

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Flexible working options
  • Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 03330 144 370
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

Register today for various flexible working options and long term placement opportunities.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with Katie Phillips, Recruitment Consultant on 0333 014 4370 or katie.phillips@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Disclaimer

Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.




Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.
We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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Occupational Therapist - Crumpsall Vale

National Health Service

North Manchester General Hospital, NW
6 days ago
North Manchester General Hospital, NW
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year
6 days ago
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Reference: 349-LCO-114-21

Employer:
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Occupational Therapy
Location:
North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum, pro rata

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

We are Manchester Local Care Organisation (MLCO) - an exciting, public sector organisation that has brought together NHS community health services and social care services in the city. The MLCO is committed to the provision of accessible personalised services tailored to the needs and preferences of the people of Manchester delivering safe and effective services to ensure choice and best value. Our teams work as one Multi-Disciplinary approach in the neighbourhoods they serve – delivering and designing services in partnership with local people and importantly work cross organisational boundaries.

It is an exciting time to join the organisation as the Crumpsall Vale community 24 bedded Intermediate Care Unit has been extended and will become a 40 bedded unit. The focus of the additional 16 beds will be flexible in nature with an emphasis on frailty, accessible for both step down and step up patients, and will be responsive to local and national changes in policy, for example offer capacity to address post CoVid-19 rehabilitation.

Crumpsall Vale is set in the grounds of North Manchester General Hospital which is becoming ‘The North Manchester Wellbeing Hub’ a brand new facility to host a wide variety of health and wellbeing services. It will have a friendly and welcoming ambience, and have a positive influence on the culture of the redeveloped and reinvigorated hospital site.

All of these exciting changes for the health and care campus play an important role in optimising interaction with the acute and intermediate care and supporting the development of care closer to home.

If you are looking for a new challenge or different opportunity then please apply as the candidate will be exposed to all of these exciting new projects and the successful applicant would be expected to contribute to this process.

The service is provided across 7 days ensuring that patients have access to and receive a gold standard of therapy input by covering the hours of 07:30 to 19:00pm. The team’s integrated service delivery model, , aims to respond more quickly, avoid admissions, reduce length of stay and improve residents’ experiences through better access to the right intervention, at the right time, delivered by the right health or social care practitioner.

Crumpsall Vale Intermediate Care Unit is a large family of joint working with Nurses, GP’s, Health Care Assistant, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Assistant Practitioners, Advanced Practitioners, Pharmacists, Housekeepers, Domestic staff , Administration staff, Macmillan Team & Community Stroke Team ensuring that patients receive a holistic Multi-Disciplinary approach from time of admission to day of discharge.

We currently have a full-time post available for a Band 5 Occupational Therapist that is dynamic, compassionate, caring, forward thinking, and a team player that wants to progress within the environment of the Community Intermediate Care Unit with an interest to develop in community rehabilitation. Applicants must have a BSc (hons) in Occupational Therapy, HCPC registered, with a full UK driving licence and access to their own vehicle.

The team is focused to continuous improvement and there is an opportunity for the candidate to continue learning and brings back all the valuable knowledge to the service.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits contact:

Michelle Ward Therapy Lead or Louise Lewis Unit Manager

0161 625 8164

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameMichelle WardJob titleTherapy LeadEmail addressmichelle.ward@pat.nhs.ukTelephone number01616258164



We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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Band 6 Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Heywood, NW
3 days ago
Heywood, NW
£32.426k - £32.426k Per Year
3 days ago
£32.426k - £32.426k Per Year

Job Reference: J11-B6-OTSP00-SRFT

Employer:
NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Department:
Salford Royal Foundation Trust
Location:
Heywood
Salary:
£19.29

**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS TO APPLY TO JOIN NHS PROFESSIONALS’ ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS BANK**

Job Title and Grade: Children’s Occupational Therapist Specialist

Location/Trust: Callaghan House, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust (Northern Care Alliance)

Department Covered: Children’s Acute and ongoing Needs Service

Pay Rates: Days: £19.29 Saturdays/Nights: £25.08 Sunday/Bank Hols: £30.86

Placement Ref/ID: 35655

The Role:

Shaping The Future Of Occupational Therapy.…join the bank for flexibility in how you work.

Would you like to be part of a team that has a real supportive and inclusive ethos and sense of community, in a Trust rated ‘Outstanding’ in a recent CQC report, working in a location with all the benefits of country living with the convenience of big city life?

If you answered ‘yes’ to the above, we’d love to hear from you!

We have long term placement opportunities available for Occupational Therapist available at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust specifically providing a service working as a member of the Paediatric Occupational Therapy team under the direct and indirect supervision of a Specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapist.

The Paediatric Occupational Therapy team works with children and young people from 0 – 19 years in the borough of HMR in a variety of settings including clinics, nurseries, mainstream and special schools. The team works with children with a variety of conditions including children with co-ordination difficulties, neurological impairments, developmental delay and physical disabilities. Some of the children have complex health care needs.

The post holder will work as an autonomous practitioner and be professionally and legally responsible, and accountable for all aspects of their own work. This includes the management of patients in their care in accordance with trust and professional guidelines. This is in order to ensure a high standard of clinical care for patients with appropriate support from senior occupational therapists.

Key Responsibilities of the Post:

  • Independently manage a specialised clinical caseload. This will be predominantly working with children with sensory processing difficulties.
  • Assessment, advising, planning, delivering and evaluating treatment for a complex caseload of children working in partnership with health and education colleagues where appropriate.
  • Provides specialist advice, training and support to educational staff, outside agencies, parents and carers.
  • Ensuring the accurate documentation of case notes.

The Occupational Therapy Team sits within the Integrated Children's Acute and On-going Needs Service within HMR Community Services and is based at Callaghan House in Heywood. We work across Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale in a variety of settings to deliver an Occupational Therapy Service to children and young people from 0 – 19 years with a wide range of difficulties and disabilities.

The Children’s Occupational Therapy Team enables children with a wide range of difficulties and disabilities to maximise their development and become independent participants in the community.

Salford Royal Foundation Trust has an enviable reputation, great supportive team with a family feel. Based in the heart of the Hospitals main site, the post holder here will be pivotal in providing the best level of quality care to varying departments and their patients needs.

Excellent transport links mean their location is commutable from Eccles Train Station, and there’s also a free staff car park a 5 minute walk away. They also offer a shuttle bus service running from the local mainline train station.

Skills/Responsibilities:

Skills/Responsibilities

To apply for this post, you will have:

  • Post registration experience
  • Experience working with children with sensory processing difficulties
  • Postgraduate sensory integration training
  • Previous experience across a broad range of junior rotations
  • Advanced clinical reasoning skills in paediatric
  • Specialist knowledge in anatomy and physiology to support relevant clinical skills
  • Knowledge of areas of clinical governance including quality, audit and risk management
  • Basic understanding of computers and their applications

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: –

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Flexible working options
  • Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 0144 290 2016
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

Register today for various flexible working options and long term placement opportunities.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with Warris Ali , Recruitment Consultant on 0144 290 2016 or warris.ali@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Disclaimer

Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.




Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.
We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Central, NW
Today
Central, NW
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year
Today
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Reference: 349-LCO-110-21

Employer:
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Crisis Response Occupational Therapist
Location:
Central, Manchester
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum, pro rata

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

We are looking for Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic team within Central Manchester which is a national successful service.

As a Band 6 Occupational Therapist it is an exciting time to be part of our continuing and progressive working environment that deals with ‘crisis’ on a daily basis, and where your clinical skillset will contribute to local residents remaining in their own homes and preventing unnecessary A&E attendances.

Our Crisis Response Service operates as an Advanced Practitioner clinically led multi-disciplinary team comprising of Advanced Practitioners, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, nurses, support workers, pharmacists and social care staff. The Service provides a 7 day, extended hours, urgent and timely response to referrals from the ambulance service, acute or primary care and other health or social care professionals. From this a rapid assessment and community intervention for up to 72 hours will support adults ‘in crisis’ with health or social care needs, at home.

MLCO has an ambitious vision for integrated health & social care services across Manchester, including the Crisis Response Service. Applications are welcomed from qualified and experienced staff.

As well as bringing your clinical skills to the team, you will be a champion of integrated community care. You will be a team lead, strong team player, an excellent communicator, adaptable, committed, well organized and work well under pressure. You must be able to travel around various community locations delivering care. You must be motivated, enthusiastic and have proven experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAnnette StensonJob titleTeam leadEmail addressannette.stenson@mft.nhs.ukTelephone number07866117643



We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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Rotational Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Macclesfield District General Hospital, NW
6 days ago
Macclesfield District General Hospital, NW
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year
6 days ago
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Reference: 209-A-21-2941223

Employer:
East Cheshire NHS Trust
Department:
Therapies
Location:
Macclesfield District General Hospital, Macclesfield
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 Per Annum

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care. Join our team and support our vision of delivering the right care first time, every time.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and driven Band 5 Occupational Therapist to join the Therapy Team at East Cheshire NHS Trust.

About the service:

The East Cheshire Occupational Therapy Service delivers care in a variety of settings, including acute hospitals, rehabilitation centres and community clinics.

An opportunity has arisen to join our innovative and friendly team of Occupational Therapists on a permanent contract across our band 5 occupational therapy rotations. This post is an excellent opportunity to start and progress your career and is suitable for both newly qualified and experienced Band 5 occupational therapists.

On joining the 6 monthly rotations you will be covering a wide range of interesting and stimulating posts in clinical areas, including rotations in Orthopaedics, Hand therapy Outpatients, Rheumatology, Surgery, Medicine and Intermediate care.

We are a forward thinking and evolving Occupational Therapy service, offering a range of staff experiences from Therapy Assistants through to Advanced Clinical Specialists. Each discipline is supported by a professional lead, with strong links with GP’s, Consultants and local Universities.

What we are looking for:

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-rounded HCPC registered Occupational Therapist with experience of working in the NHS or having had extensive placements within the organisation.
  • The candidate should be self-motivated with excellent communication skills and the ability to work both autonomously and within the occupational therapy team and wider MDT. Organisation and time management is key to efficiently managing personal caseloads.
  • The candidate should provide a patient centred approach to care an under pinning sound clinical knowledge in evidence based assessment and management of a variety of conditions.
  • It will be essential for the post holder to work autonomously within trust policies and professional practice, in addition to maintaining accurate and comprehensive patient records.
  • Weekend working is available once competencies have been completed.

A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle, or be able to demonstrate means of meeting the travel requirements of the post.

What we offer in return:

  • On commencing the role you will have a full induction. Our junior mentorship programme offers regular supervision from a named mentor, setting individual objectives, promoting self-analysis/reflection and development. The support provided will correlate directly with the hours and contract offered. All staff, irrespective of their post, will be given equal opportunity to undertake a full variety of CPD to support and develop them in their role.
  • All Occupational Therapists benefit from regular CPD with access to advice and support from our clinical specialist occupational therapists, receiving monthly Peer review sessions, and participating in monthly In-service training, working towards clinical competencies relevant to each rotation.
  • Service development and innovation is strongly encouraged alongside participation in audit and research. The service has strong links with the Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre at Keele University and regularly participates in research trials
  • Internal promotion and succession planning is integral to staffing within East Cheshire Trust and staff will be encouraged to apply for higher banded permanent opportunities as they arise, if deemed competent.

If you are a motivated Occupational Therapist who likes to work within a supportive occupational therapy framework, developing independent working and wishes to gain experience in the wider health community we would like to hear from you.

This post is Permanent.

Hours per week: 37.5

Closing date: 26th February 2021

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate.

If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

To keep up to date with all of our latest Recruitment activity here at East Cheshire NHS Trust, take a look at our Careers website with lots of information on how to join our team and Facebook and Twitter pages, links to which can be found on the right hand side:

Visit our Facebook page: Careers at East Cheshire NHS Trust

Follow us on Twitter: @CareersECT

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Rachel Pepler Job title Acute Therapies Team Manager Email address r.pepler@nhs.net Telephone number 01625661488

Additional contact information

Ros Hope

roshope@nhs.net

01625 661488



Please read the guidance for applicants and completing the application form documents prior to completing your application form (documents are located to the right).

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). In order to facilitate applications from all members of the community the Trust is able to offer services including Braille Applications and Interpreting Services.

The Trust may close any advertised post before the stated closing date. We recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to East Cheshire NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note, all communication regarding your application will be made via email, please ensure you check your junk/spam folders as emails are sometimes filtered there.

If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the advert closing date, regretfully you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

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Rotational Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Macclesfield District General Hospital, NW
6 days ago
Macclesfield District General Hospital, NW
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year
6 days ago
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Reference: 209-A-21-2941399

Employer:
East Cheshire NHS Trust
Department:
Therapies
Location:
Macclesfield District General Hospital, Macclesfield
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 Per Annum

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care. Join our team and support our vision of delivering the right care first time, every time.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and driven Band 5 Occupational Therapist to join the Therapy Team at East Cheshire NHS Trust.

About the service:

The East Cheshire Occupational Therapy Service delivers care in a variety of settings, including acute hospitals, rehabilitation centres and community clinics.

An opportunity has arisen to join our innovative and friendly team of Occupational Therapists on a permanent contract across our band 5 occupational therapy rotations. This post is an excellent opportunity to start and progress your career and is suitable for both newly qualified and experienced Band 5 occupational therapists.

On joining the 6 monthly rotations you will be covering a wide range of interesting and stimulating posts in clinical areas, including rotations in Orthopaedics, Hand therapy Outpatients, Rheumatology, Surgery, Medicine, Community Rehabilitation, Intermediate care, and Paediatrics.

We are a forward thinking and evolving Occupational Therapy service, offering a range of staff experiences from Therapy Assistants through to Advanced Clinical Specialists. Each discipline is supported by a professional lead, with strong links with GP’s, Consultants and local Universities.

What we are looking for:

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-rounded HCPC registered Occupational Therapist with experience of working in the NHS or having had extensive placements within the organisation.
  • The candidate should be self-motivated with excellent communication skills and the ability to work both autonomously and within the occupational therapy team and wider MDT. Organisation and time management is key to efficiently managing personal caseloads.
  • The candidate should provide a patient centred approach to care an under pinning sound clinical knowledge in evidence based assessment and management of a variety of conditions.
  • It will be essential for the post holder to work autonomously within trust policies and professional practice, in addition to maintaining accurate and comprehensive patient records.
  • Weekend working is available once competencies have been completed.

A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle, or be able to demonstrate means of meeting the travel requirements of the post.

What we offer in return:

  • On commencing the role you will have a full induction. Our junior mentorship programme offers regular supervision from a named mentor, setting individual objectives, promoting self-analysis/reflection and development. The support provided will correlate directly with the hours and contract offered. All staff, irrespective of their post, will be given equal opportunity to undertake a full variety of CPD to support and develop them in their role.
  • All Occupational Therapists benefit from regular CPD with access to advice and support from our clinical specialist occupational therapists, receiving monthly Peer review sessions, and participating in monthly In-service training, working towards clinical competencies relevant to each rotation.
  • Service development and innovation is strongly encouraged alongside participation in audit and research. The service has strong links with the Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre at Keele University and regularly participates in research trials
  • Internal promotion and succession planning is integral to staffing within East Cheshire Trust and staff will be encouraged to apply for higher banded permanent opportunities as they arise, if deemed competent.

If you are a motivated Occupational Therapist who likes to work within a supportive occupational therapy framework, developing independent working and wishes to gain experience in the wider health community we would like to hear from you.

This is a fixed term post until 15.5.21

Hours per week: 37.5

Closing date: 26th February 2021

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate.

If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

To keep up to date with all of our latest Recruitment activity here at East Cheshire NHS Trust, take a look at our Careers website with lots of information on how to join our team and Facebook and Twitter pages, links to which can be found on the right hand side:

Visit our Facebook page: Careers at East Cheshire NHS Trust

Follow us on Twitter: @CareersECT

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Rachel Pepler Job title Acute Therapies Team Manager Email address r.pepler@nhs.net Telephone number 01625661488

Additional contact information

Ros Hope

roshope@nhs.net

01625 661488



Please read the guidance for applicants and completing the application form documents prior to completing your application form (documents are located to the right).

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). In order to facilitate applications from all members of the community the Trust is able to offer services including Braille Applications and Interpreting Services.

The Trust may close any advertised post before the stated closing date. We recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to East Cheshire NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note, all communication regarding your application will be made via email, please ensure you check your junk/spam folders as emails are sometimes filtered there.

If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the advert closing date, regretfully you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

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Specialist Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

North Manchester, NW
Today
North Manchester, NW
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year
Today
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Reference: 349-LCO-111-21

Employer:
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
AHP
Location:
North Manchester, Manchester
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum, pro rata

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

We are Manchester Local Care Organisation (MLCO) - an exciting, public sector organisation that has brought together NHS community health services and social care services in the city. The MLCO is committed to the provision of accessible personalised services tailored to the needs and preferences of the people of Manchester delivering safe and effective services to ensure choice and best value. Our teams work as one Multi-Disciplinary approach in the neighbourhoods they serve – delivering and designing services in partnership with local people and importantly work cross organisational boundaries.

It is an exciting time to join the organisation as the Crumpsall Vale community 24 bedded Intermediate Care Unit has been extended and will become a 40 bedded unit. The focus of the additional 16 beds will be flexible in nature with an emphasis on frailty, accessible for both step down and step up patients, and will be responsive to local and national changes in policy, for example offer capacity to address post CoVid-9 rehabilitation.

Crumpsall Vale is set in the grounds of North Manchester General Hospital which is becoming ‘The North Manchester Wellbeing Hub’ a brand new facility to host a wide variety of health and wellbeing services. It will have a friendly and welcoming ambience, and have a positive influence on the culture of the redeveloped and reinvigorated hospital site.

All of these exciting changes for the health and care campus play an important role in optimising interaction with the acute and intermediate care and supporting the development of care closer to home.

If you are looking for a new challenge or different opportunity then please apply as the candidate will be exposed to all of these exciting new projects and the successful applicant would be expected to contribute to this process.

The service is provided across 7 days ensuring that patients have access to and receive a gold standard of therapy input by covering the hours of 07:30 to 19:00pm. The team’s integrated service delivery model, , aims to respond more quickly, avoid admissions, reduce length of stay and improve residents’ experiences through better access to the right intervention, at the right time, delivered by the right health or social care practitioner.

Crumpsall Vale Intermediate Care Unit is a large family of joint working with Nurses, GP’s, Health Care Assistant, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Assistant Practitioners, Advanced Practitioners, Pharmacists, Housekeepers, Domestic staff , Administration staff, Macmillan Team & Community Stroke Team ensuring that patients receive a holistic Multi-Disciplinary approach from time of admission to day of discharge.

We currently have a full-time post available for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist that is dynamic, compassionate, caring, forward thinking, and a team player that wants to progress within the environment of the Community Intermediate Care Unit with an interest to develop in community rehabilitation. Applicants must have a BSc (hons) in Occupational Therapy, HCPC registered, with a full UK driving licence and access to their own vehicle.

The team is focused to continuous improvement and there is an opportunity for the candidate to continue learning and brings back all the valuable knowledge to the service.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits contact:

Michelle Ward Therapy lead or Louise Lewis Unit Manager

0161 625 8164

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameMichelle WardJob titleTherapy LeadEmail addressmichelle.ward@pat.nhs.ukTelephone number0161 625 8164Additional contact information

For further details / informal visits contact:

Michelle Ward Therapy lead or Louise Lewis Unit Manager

0161 625 8164



We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Salary

£24k - £35k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

2 days ago

Description

Occupational Therapist


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Occupational Therapist 

North West

£24,000 - £35,000 

Permanent, full time

 

Are you an Occupational Therapist experienced in working with children with ASD and other complex needs?

Would you like to contribute towards, and help develop a Regional Wellbeing & Clinical Hub covering leading SEN schools, residential homes, fostering agencies and adult services?

If so, we have the role for you!

This is an exciting, new opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our North West team, covering schools, residential homes, fostering agencies and adult services across the North West from Stockport to Preston / Lancashire.  An ideal opportunity for those who would be excited by creating a nationally important resource with the substantial backing of a leading provider of education and care for children, young people, and adults with complex needs

About the Role

You will be responsible for providing individual, specialist assessments and carrying out informed interventions to meet the occupational, physical, and sensory needs of our children, young people, and adults at a universal, targeted and specialist level.  This will include the provision of direct one-to-one sessions or group activities as part of the Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

As directed by the Clinical Lead the role will also involve the provision of advice, information and training to staff, other members of the clinical/wellbeing and multi-professional teams, commissioners and other agencies regarding issues relevant to autism, learning difficulties, developmental trauma and associated conditions including children, young people and adults who present with behaviours which challenge.

Multi-professional working is essential to our aim to provide a high-quality service that promotes the wellbeing and interests of the children, young people and adults it supports. Collaborative working and integration of Occupational Therapy and therapy support within the day to day running of each provision is a key part of this role.

Who we are looking for

We’re looking for a committed and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join the Outcomes First Group, providing therapy across the North West region.  Someone with a holistic and integrated approach to care, education and clinical services would be perfect for this role.

HCPC registration and experience of working with children with ASD and other complex needs is essential. We are also looking for someone with post-graduate knowledge and preferably training in Sensory Integration therapy.

A driving license and car are essential due to the regional nature of the role.

Please see Job Description / Person Specification for a full list of essential criteria.

Why work for us

  • Professional supervision
  • A network of clinical colleagues with regular forums for peer reflection & practice development
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path
  • Well-resourced provision
  • Ongoing funded clinical supervision/Licence
  • Company Pension Scheme and benefits
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters"- access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services
  • Employee Rewards Hub – access to discounts, offers and cashback with 100s of retailers
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • No two days are ever the same

 

Applications are invited online https://www.outcomesfirstgroup.co.uk/vacancies/.

The Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS and necessary checks. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for