Senior Specialist Occupational Therapist

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
M15 4HA
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust £ 40057.0 - 45839.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 40057.0 - 45839.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
23 Jun 2022
Closes
22 Jul 2022

Job Description

Main duties of the job
The successful applicant will have the skills to assess every patient's potential to return to their preferred place on leaving the hospital, as this is integral to the team's vision. Excellent clinical reasoning skills, rapid assessment and discharge planning skills in addition to meeting the needs of patients with complex medical needs are required for this post. The post holder must be a calm but assertive communicator, who is able to negotiate a way forward in even the most challenging situations. An awareness of the Greater Manchester Discharge to assess processes and pathways would be desirable.
The post holder, at onset, will be supported by a robust induction. There is a support network for all staff including clinical supervision and you will be directly involved in the supervision of junior staff and students.
Applicants should be prepared to participate in a 7 day working service.
The successful candidate must hold a full driving licence as this is essential to meet the requirements of this post.
Consideration will be given to flexible working patterns.

Working for our organisation
MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £2.4bn is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.
Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.
We're also creating a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which goes live in September 2022.
We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. Additionally we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.
MFT create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing; shaping the future of our organisation together.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you'll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the 'Supporting Documents' heading. So that you're even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you'll need to take time to read the ' Candidate Essentials Guide' that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how 'we care for you as you care for others'. Most importantly, it also contains critical information you'll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the 'NHS England' website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.
Diversity Matters
MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at Apply .
We're looking forward to hearing from you!

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Health Care Professions Council Registration
  • Evidence of relevant post graduate courses/CPD
Desirable criteria
  • Relevant validated clinical courses
  • Leadership/Management course
Skills

Ref: CSS430669

Job Details

Senior Specialist Occupational Therapist

Manchester, Greater Manchester, Englandd Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 40057.0 - 45839.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
23 Jun 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
22 Jul 2022

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