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Occupational Therapist

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 an hour per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity that requires someone who is motivated, enthusiastic, pragmatic, and always put the person at the centre of everything they do. The successful individual will hold a caseload of individuals requiring Occupational Therapy formulation and assessment and support a group programme. You will work alongside a fabulous team who have a strong sense of belonging, a keen focus on recovery and supporting people to achieve their goals. Living Well has a wealth of resource to support individuals achieve their aspirations such as access to housing, welfare, employment support and several other professional roles.

Main duties of the job

The main responsibilities of the role are:
  • Educate the team about occupational participation and the benefits.
  • Social inclusion, social prescribing, and recovery
  • Work in partnership with other agencies and community organisations.
  • Develop occupational groups.
  • Develop an occupational Therapy pathway in Living Well
  • Provide Occupational assessment and formulation.
  • Identify barriers to occupational participation and advice on how we can reduce barriers.
  • Plan and carry out evidence-based interventions.
  • Work closely with the multi-agency team.
  • Strengthen our Cased Based discussion by bringing an occupational therapy lens.

  • 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

    Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification.
    • Pay Enhancements 36% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 72% 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
    • Car Lease scheme
    • Wellbeing programme
    • Blue Light Card Discounts

    Person Specification



    • Correct Qualification


    • Community Experience



    • Demonstrable post-qualification experience of working with complex health problems, including problems associated with complex relational and emotional needs, and severe depression, anxiety, co-morbid substance misuse and trauma.


    • Community Experience

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


    The Energise Centre

    3 Douglas Green


    M6 6ES

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