Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist, Motor Neurone Disease

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Pro Rota, per annum
Closing date
25 Sep 2023

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Mental health
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you ready to really make a difference to those affected by Motor Neurone Disease (MND)? Lancashire Teaching Hospitals proudly hosts the regional MND Team. A truly integrated multidisciplinary team, dedicated to providing a bespoke service to people living with MND across Lancashire and South Cumbria.

We are looking for a Band 7 Occupational Therapist who is enthusiastic, adaptable and creative to join our friendly and welcoming team. You will have the opportunity to develop this service and put your own stamp on the way Occupational Therapy is provided within this specialist service.

Main duties of the job

The team is led by a Consultant Neurologist who is passionate and values the input of allied health professionals.

You will work alongside specialist Nurses and a Physiotherapist, to provide a truly holistic service to people with MND. Liaising with a wide range of hospital teams, GPs, community health and social care professionals and charitable organisations.

Your day will be varied, with clinics at RPH and in the local hospices and were appropriate home visits. You will work alongside the existing specialist MDT to provide holistic assessments and therapeutic intervention, with consideration of their physical, mental health and social needs. You will work autonomously and innovatively to meet the goals of our patients.

About us

We pride ourselves in delivering a quality service to our patients living with MND across Lancashire & Cumbria and supporting their families and each other in the team.

Working with us gives you the knowledge and sense of pride that every activity you do genuinely does make a difference to support our patients, their families & staff, ensuring we keep thriving & delivering outstanding healthcare right across the catchment area.

You'll have access to varied development opportunities, learn new skills, meet fantastic people & do things you'd never have done. You'll be working in a hospital and the community, interacting with people from all different roles to build skills.

If you want to know more or just have a chat about the role with the friendly MND team, call 01772 522545

Job description

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Person Specification

Qualifications & Education


  • HCPC registration
  • Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • Evidence of CPD in relevant areas


  • Member of the RCOT
  • Experience of working in specialist area
  • Masters qualification or working towards

Knowledge & Experience


  • Experience in and knowledge of Motor Neurone Disease
  • Good understanding of MDT dynamics
  • Application of Evidence Based Practice


  • Experience in developing guidelines or protocols
  • Experience in managing complex patients
  • Regional network, MDT and contact experience

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Preston Hospital

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