Specialist Occupational Therapist Burns & Plastics

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
M15 4HA
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust £ 32306.0 - 39027.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 32306.0 - 39027.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
21 Jun 2022
Closes
20 Jul 2022

Job Description

Main duties of the job
As the Specialist Occupational Therapist on the Burns Unit you will be a core member of the dedicated inpatient and outpatient Burns and Plastic surgery multidisciplinary team. You will be responsible for providing a high-quality inpatient and out-patient Occupational Therapy service. You will work in specialist outpatient clinics providing expert assessment, input and advice on burn injuries, splinting and rehabilitation management using evidenced-based therapy standards. You will provide support to the Burns and Plastics aftercare pressure clinic as part of scar management, including measuring and fitting pressure garments, use of silicon and sensory re-education. You will provide specialist advice and teaching to patients, carers, Occupational Therapy colleagues and other disciplines within and external to the Trust to promote a consistent approach to therapeutic interventions such as dressings, positioning, and strengthening/functional activities. Additionally, you will understand the psychological impact of burn injuries and provide support, treatment, advice and sign posting where necessary to support patients in their recovery.
Dependent on experience the successful applicant will be given the opportunity to work through competencies to a Band 7 position with support from the Burns Clinical Lead, Occupational Therapy Lead and Burns Team Lead.

Working for our organisation
MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £1.8bn and is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating the most exceptional integrated health and social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.
Bringing together 10 hospitals and community services from across Manchester, Trafford and beyond, we champion collaborative working and 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 proud to be one of the major academic research centres and education providers in England and Research and Innovation is the heart of all we do, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. We're also 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 and tackling climate change.
At MFT, we 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 and shaping the future of our organisation together.
Join us and you'll work with some of the best people in the NHS, thriving in a Trust united in its values, purpose and commitment to our patients and a drive for continual innovation and improvement.

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. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters so that we can manage individual and environmental risks, and so that we can support those who may be undecided about vaccination.

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. There is currently Government consultation underway which will determine whether some new employees may need to be vaccinated.
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 ap

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Job Details

Specialist Occupational Therapist Burns & Plastics

Manchester, Greater Manchester, Englandd Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 32306.0 - 39027.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
21 Jun 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
20 Jul 2022

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