An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Occupational Therapist to work within the rehabilitation division.
The post holder will play a crucial role in the leadership and implementation of the divisions Occupational Therapy provision. Supporting staff to provide a high-quality service to service users and carers. We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic practitioner who has a passion for rehabilitation and a recovery focused way of working.
The role will involve supporting the senior leadership team in ensuring that the clinical delivery, professional leadership and service development of the Occupational Therapy Service across the Rehabilitation Division. The post holder will also provide clinical input into the H.E.A.R.T (Home Engagement and Rehabilitation Team).
Leading with a positive and helpful attitude is essential for the team, so you will be an excellent communicator and demonstrate the ability to motivate the teams to deliver high quality and responsive care.
The post holder will be expected to participate in the service bronze on call and bronze on site rota as required.Main duties of the job
The post holder will provide day-to-day clinical, support, consultation professional leadership to the Occupational Therapy Team and MDT across the Rehabilitation Division.
The post holder will lead and support the service manager in the clinical delivery, professional leadership and service development of the Occupational Therapy Service across the Rehabilitation Division.
The post holder will lead in the development of local OT policy, service and supporting the development of OT care pathways and joint working across the rehab division, and in the interpretation of local, Trust and national policies and drivers and applying these to the OT service.
The post holder will assist and support the service and operational managers in the planning, delivery and evaluation of the division with delegated responsibility for defined projects.
The post holder will also provide clinical input into the H.E.A.R.T (Home Engagement and Rehabilitation Team) service alongside a Band 6 Occupational Therapist. The post holder will use evidence based Occupational Therapy and recovery principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions to enable service use to reach their optimum level of functioning.About us
Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400
members of staff, who deliver services from more than160
We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.
Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.
Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.
Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesPlease see attached job description and person specification Staff benefits
Person SpecificationRole requirementsEssential
- Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
- 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
- Excellent pension
- Cycle to work scheme
- Salary sacrifice car scheme
- Wellbeing programme
- Blue Light Card Discounts
- Clinical experience of working within a mental health setting.
- Registration with HCPC
- Specialist knowledge of the role of Occupational Therapy in a Rehabilitation setting
- Experience of working at a senior level within Occupational Therapy.
- Experience of supervising and appraising staff and students
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Leadership/management training
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