Specialist Occupational Therapist - Static Stroke

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join our Stroke Therapy Team. You will work across the Hyperacute, Acute and Rehabilitation wards (rotations across the areas are every 6 months).

Salford Royal provides the Comprehensive Stroke Centre for the Greater Manchester Clinical Stroke Network. We provide Hyperacute Stroke care for people presenting with symptoms of stroke within 4 hours of onset from across Greater Manchester in collaboration with our colleagues in the primary and district stroke centres across the city. We are a research active stroke centre working with our colleagues in the North West Stroke Local Research Network and we are a designated Hyperacute Stroke Research Network and we are a designated Hyperacute Stroke Research Centre. We participate in National Stroke Audits including SNAP, Sentinel and in the International Thrombolysis Audit.

Main duties of the job

You will work with a highly skilled MDT to complete holistic OT assessment and treatment interventions in-line with RCP guidelines. You will be supported & supervised by highly experienced band 7 OT's and will work closely with Physio, SALT, Psychology, Nursing & Medical colleagues. CPD is supported & the service is continually striving for improvement.

About us

Salford Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. A place with an outstanding reputation. Salford is the place which is taking bold, pioneering steps towards delivering a world class, fully integrated care system for adults. Twice rated Outstanding by the CQC, Salford Care Organistion is responsible for delivering a range of community and primary care services and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

In line with the Trusts Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

Person Specification

Clinical Experience


  • Experience of working in acute stroke services
  • Experience of working in stroke rehab services
  • Knowledge of RCP guidelines
  • Understanding of SSNAP
  • Supervision of junior staff
  • Ability to work at pace


  • Band 6 experience working in stroke services
  • Stroke related CPD activity
  • Experience in service development



  • Experience of quality improvement / audit / research

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

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

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Salford Royal Hospital

Stott Lane


M6 8HD

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