Specialist Occupational Therapist (Rotational)

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 a band 6 Occupational Therapist to join our excellent Band 6 rotation. You will have the opportunity to rotate through: Major Trauma, Neurosurgery, Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopaedics, Stroke, Emergency Assessment Unit, Aging Complex Medicine & Community Stroke & Neuro Rehabilitation. You will work closely with MDT colleagues to enable the best possible outcomes for patients.

You will be well supported by the experienced band 7 OT & Physio's in the teams to provide OT assessment & intervention, along side supervising junior members of the team.

You will work closely with community colleagues to ensure a smooth transition from hospital.

The OT department will support your professional development & your contribution to the development of our service will be valued.

Main duties of the job

You will work as a band 6 OT who rotates across a wide range of specialties to provide you with a wide range of learning opportunities. You will assess & treat patients to enable them to be discharged from hospital to their own homes or to an appropriate rehabilitation setting.

You are required to work at pace, have a sound understanding of the complex medical, physical, cognitive & psychosocial needs of this patients.

You will provide supervision, support & training to junior members of the team & will also receive this from our highly experienced band 7 OT's.

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 Royal NHS Foundation Trust 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

Registration & Qualification


  • HCPC Member
  • BSc / MSc Occupational Therapy
  • Post graduate training relevant to rotational

Knowledge, Skills & Experience


  • Significant post registration NHS experience including experience of working across core clinical areas including managing medical, surgical, neurological and mental health conditions
  • Evidence of wide clinical theoretical knowledge base
  • Experience of working as part of an MDT
  • Evidence of supervising other staff and students
  • Evidence of contribution to service improvement / development
  • To demonstrate an awareness and understanding of supporting equality and valuing diversity within their role

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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