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Occupational Therapy Team Manager

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Manchester
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Profession
Occupational therapist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Coordination of day to day adult inpatient Occupational Therapy Service delivery to ensure effective consistent and equitable access to Occupational Therapy services.
  • To contribute to the development and evaluation of the Occupational therapy service within the care group and take a lead in aspects of service development
  • To work with Occupational Therapy Professional lead and Headed of Occupational Therapy to agree strategic professional action plans and implementation.
  • To provide Occupational Therapy advice to the MDT
  • To provide specialist Occupational Therapy input to the planning, development and evaluation of clinical services, holding responsibility for defined projects.
  • The post holder will offer specialist Occupational Therapy assessments and interventions to a case load of clients of complex needs. Assessments and interventions will identify barriers and support clients to achieving functional goals.
  • The post holder will contribute to the planning, development, provision and evaluation of the Occupational Therapy Services within the Park House inpatient Division as well as taking a lead in aspects of audit, standard setting, research and development.
  • They will be responsible for the prioritisation of referrals for OT and the provision of an evidence-based OT service.
  • Be responsible for professional provision.
  • Provide professional supervision and induction to junior staff and students as well as training to students, staff colleagues and other agencies.


Main duties of the job

  • Coordination of day to day adult inpatient Occupational Therapy Service delivery to ensure effective consistent and equitable access to Occupational Therapy services.
  • To contribute to the development and evaluation of the Occupational therapy service within the care group and take a lead in aspects of service development
  • To work with Occupational Therapy Professional lead and Headed of Occupational Therapy to agree strategic professional action plans and implementation.
  • To provide Occupational Therapy advice to the MDT
  • To provide specialist Occupational Therapy input to the planning, development and evaluation of clinical services, holding responsibility for defined projects.
  • The post holder will offer specialist Occupational Therapy assessments and interventions to a case load of clients of complex needs. Assessments and interventions will identify barriers and support clients to achieving functional goals.
  • The post holder will contribute to the planning, development, provision and evaluation of the Occupational Therapy Services within the Park House inpatient Division as well as taking a lead in aspects of audit, standard setting, research and development.
  • They will be responsible for the prioritisation of referrals for OT and the provision of an evidence-based OT service.
  • Be responsible for professional provision.
  • Provide professional supervision and induction to junior staff and students as well as training to students, staff colleagues and other agencies.


About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health is an award winning Trust, providing health and social care services. The Trust operates district community and inpatient mental health services in Bolton, Salford and Trafford as well as specialist mental health services across the North West. We also offer local alcohol and drug services throughout several boroughs of Greater Manchester and Lancashire, as well as regional inpatient services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Coordination of day to day adult inpatient Occupational Therapy Service delivery to ensure effective consistent and equitable access to Occupational Therapy services.
  • To contribute to the development and evaluation of the Occupational therapy service within the care group and take a lead in aspects of service development
  • To work with Occupational Therapy Professional lead and Headed of Occupational Therapy to agree strategic professional action plans and implementation.
  • To provide Occupational Therapy advice to the MDT
  • To provide specialist Occupational Therapy input to the planning, development and evaluation of clinical services, holding responsibility for defined projects.
  • The post holder will offer specialist Occupational Therapy assessments and interventions to a case load of clients of complex needs. Assessments and interventions will identify barriers and support clients to achieving functional goals.
  • The post holder will contribute to the planning, development, provision and evaluation of the Occupational Therapy Services within the Park House inpatient Division as well as taking a lead in aspects of audit, standard setting, research and development.
  • They will be responsible for the prioritisation of referrals for OT and the provision of an evidence-based OT service.
  • Be responsible for professional provision.
  • Provide professional supervision and induction to junior staff and students as well as training to students, staff colleagues and other agencies.
  • They will have a flexible approach to working hours to meet the requirements of service users.
  • Provide an Occupational Therapy perspective in inpatient management team meetings.

See attached detailed job description and person specification:

Staff benefits

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

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Two years experience at Band 6


Desirable

  • Previous management experience


Education

Essential

  • BSc or above in Occupational Therapy


Desirable

  • Model of Human Occupational Training


Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT

Address

Park House Hospital

Delaunays Road

Manchester

M8 5RB



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