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Occupational Therapist

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Prestwich
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Occupational therapist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity is available to work within the Adult Forensic Secure Mental Health setting, providing a quality service to service users who are deemed to have complex and challenging mental health needs.

You will be responsible for your own caseload and would work closely with the clinical team to provide assessment, treatment and rehabilitation to service users within a specialist mental health setting.

You will work alongside a large established team of Occupational Therapists and support staff to deliver a clinical programme of individual and group work.

The Occupational Therapy service has a wide range of resources that support the patient journey towards discharge. These include a dedicated skills and education centre, a fully equipped gymnasium and sports hall and access to the unit Recovery Academy.

You will also have the opportunity to contribute to service developments.

The department is committed to staff wellbeing and progression. Regular supervision, the appraisal / Preceptorship process, and continuing professional development opportunities are established and welcomed.

Applicants should note that an enhanced disclosure check via the DBS will be required before appointment.

Main duties of the job

You would be responsible for your own caseload and would work closely with the clinical team to provide assessment, treatment and rehabilitation to service users within a specialist mental health setting.

You would work alongside an established team of Occupational Therapists and support staff to deliver a clinical programme of individual and group work.

You would also have the opportunity to contribute to service developments.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

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 description

Job responsibilities

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

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy


Desirable

  • Other relevant qualifications


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in a Mental Health setting


Desirable

  • Experience of working in a secure mental health setting


Skills & Abilities

Desirable

  • Experience of group work facilitation


Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT

Address

Prestwich Hospital Site

GMMH

Prestwich

M25 3BL



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437-6122563

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