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Senior Occupational Therapist/Care Co-ordinator

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

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Occupational Therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The Adult CMHT in Bolton are looking to recruit an Occupational Therapist who has experience of working within mental health services.

The applicant will hold a caseload of OT specific and some care co-ordination cases.

The applicant will work as part of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure excellent standards of mental health and person centred care are achieved.

Main duties of the job

Occupational therapy assessment, formulation and planning.

Care co-ordination and risk management of a range of complex cases.

Duty cover and weekend working on a rota basis.

Multi-disciplinary team working.

Arranging care packages as required as part of the care co-ordination role in accordance with The Care Act.

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 Skills and Abilities Essential
  • Ability to work autonomously and set priorities in a demanding service environment
  • Experience of effective multi-disciplinary working
Education/ Qualifications Essential
  • Degree/ Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • additional qualifications relevant to role
Experience Essential
  • Significant post registration experience as an Occupational Therapist
  • Experience of working within a CMHT
Skills and Abilities Essential
  • A willingness to undertake the role and duties of care co-ordination within the OT role
  • Experience of care co-ordination work alongside occupational therapy work
Other requirements Essential
  • Willingness to work on duty and weekend work on a rota basis
Other Requirements Essential
  • A willingness to support planning, development and evaluation of the OT service
  • experience of developing and running groups

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