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Rotational Occupational Therapist (Annex T)

Manx Care
£30,945 to £39,236 a year
Closing date
14 Feb 2023

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Occupational Therapist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Join our team as a Band 5 (Annex T) / Band 6 Rotational Occupational Therapist on the beautiful Isle of Man!

Main duties of the job

Acute Therapies is an integrated team of Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists working within the multidisciplinary team at Nobles Hospital and Ramsey & District Cottage Hospital.

About us

By joining Manx Care on the Isle of Man youll be stepping away from NHS pressures and demands, as the Islands healthcare system is similar but separate to the UK NHS. We provide lots of opportunities for professional learning and CPD, this includes use of our well-resourced education and training centre. At many of our locations youll have access to free on-site car parking. People who relocate here can also get a refund on their National Insurance contributions for the first year of living here. In addition, we offer generous relocation packages for most of our roles! On the Isle of Man you can benefit from great lifestyle opportunities, a safe environment and great schools. Manx residents benefit from lower tax rates compared to most countries in the EU.

Job description
Job responsibilities
About the role and our team

Join our team as a Band 5 (Annex T) / Band 6 Rotational Occupational Therapist!

Acute Therapies is an integrated team of Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists working within the multidisciplinary team at Noble's Hospital and Ramsey & District Cottage Hospital.

This is offered as a development Band 5 role (Annex T) and is a great opportunity for you to develop your skills and knowledge. You'll be providing evidence-based assessment, treatment, follow up, evaluation and consultancy services for service users with the support initially from senior clinician, progressing to be an autonomous practitioner.

If you're already a Band 6, this is a really varied role, providing fantastic opportunities to gain a wide range of experience and expand your skillset.

You'll join our dynamic and forward-thinking team that strives to deliver the best health care to our service users.

If you want a job that offers a varied caseload, where you have more time to spend with patients, and where you'll have access to excellent resources and equipment, then this could be the role for you!

What can this role offer me?

By joining us you'll be stepping away from NHS pressures and demands, as the Island's healthcare system is similar but separate to the UK NHS.

Be promoted to Band 6 within 2 years! The Band 5 Annex T posts are development posts where you will undergo a period of preceptorship with the aim of gaining the competencies required to fulfil a Band 6 position. During this period you will be assessed at 6, 12, and 24 months and if you meet the competencies there will be an increase in your salary. You will progress onto Band 6 once you have the full competencies for this role.

You'll also have access to our in-house learning and development centre to complete training courses to allow you to build on and develop your skills. You can find out more about our learning and development facilities here.

Free on-site parking will be available to you.

Hear about why you should consider joining us from our Island's OT's by downloading our 8 reasons leaflet below!

Manx Care is committed to creating smoke-free spaces and is 'proud to be smoke free' as part of the overall Isle of Man Smoke Free 2030 ambition. As of April 1st 2021 smoking is no longer permitted on our Manx Care & DHSC sites, including nursing, residential and EMI units around the Island. For support and advice on abstinence from smoking, please contact Quit4You on 642404 or

About the Island and relocating

Here you can enjoy a fantastic quality of life, and an excellent work-life balance! There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities; so if you like walking, mountain biking, sailing or kayaking, you'll have lots of places to explore!

There are also lots of great cafes, bars and restaurants, and you can enjoy the Island's real sense of community. The island is well connected to the UK, and you'll also benefit from low income tax rates (20% maximum rate).

If you are relocating or returning to the Island, you can also benefit from the National Insurance Holiday Scheme, which allows you to apply for a refund on your NI contributions for your 1st year of living here. To see how this scheme could benefit you, and to find out more about relocating to the Isle of Man, visit

A relocation package of up to £7,000 based on receipts is available for this role. Housing Assistance is also available where the Department will pay the difference between your current mortgage/rent bill, and that of your new accommodation on the Isle of Man, up to a maximum of £250 per month. This role also qualifies for a recruitment incentive of £3,000, payable in the 1st, 13th, and 25th months of employment. To find out more about our relocation package, download the leaflet below.

How to find out more and apply

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification, alternatively contact Catherine Henry on 01624 650200.

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. You'll need to upload your latest CV to your application, and we recommend that you also include a cover letter that explains your motivations for applying, and that demonstrates your suitability for this post. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at

Additional information

Please note an enhanced with barring police check is required for this post, which Manx Care will cover the cost of for you. Please note if you have lived for more than 6 months outside of the UK in the last 5 years, you will be required to obtain a Letter of Good Standing from the appropriate authorities in the relevant locations, please read the guidance about how to obtain this letter.

A full, valid driving licence and access to your own vehicle is required for this role.

We support flexible working and equality, diversity and inclusion in our recruitment

The Isle of Man Public Service is committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates equality, diversity and inclusion. We understand how a wide range of views and experiences can benefit us as we work together for the Isle of Man. We welcome applications from diverse backgrounds and would encourage you to apply.

The Isle of Man Public Service is an equal opportunities employer which supports and promotes flexible working. We understand its benefits in improving work-life balance and supporting health and wellbeing and, in its different forms; it is widespread throughout the Public Service. We are happy to discuss part-time or flexible working arrangements, including job share partnerships, for our roles (where possible) and if interested you should discuss this with the Hiring Manager.

Find out more about where a career in the Isle of Man Public Service could take you at

Person Specification
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