Senior Occupational Therapist

Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
£ 30401 - 37267 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
13 Sep 2019
12 Oct 2019

Job Description

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) is one of the leading mental health trusts in the UK.
Serving a population of 1.2million people, the Trust employs around 4750 people who make a difference across 130 locations. Situated in one of the most exciting and affordable cities in Europe, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside substance misuse services across the North West.
GMMH is one of the most active research trusts in the UK, with one of the highest levels of recruitment to clinical trials for mental health. This puts our staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatments.
The Trust provides a range of specialist services including prison in reach across the North of England, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and in patient perinatal mental health care.
We have been rated 'Good' overall by the Care Quality Commission. Our substance misuse services and leadership were rated as 'Outstanding'

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join the Home Based Treatment Team in Bolton.
You will be a valued member of this progressive and forward thinking community team. You will be an important voice within our MDT meetings, and in clinical discussions within the service. You will support other team members, providing specialist Occupational Therapy advice and play an active part in service development.
Key duties will include:
Providing a specialist Occupational Therapy service within this team, completing assessments and looking at ways to develop the service.
Overseeing the clinical management for a small caseload of patients with identified occupational needs.
To develop and maintain relationships and pathways with other services.
Act as a Gatekeeper, reviewing referrals for acute care.
We have been awarded HTAS Accreditation by the Royal Collage of Psychiatrists, the first in the Manchester area. We have a culture within the service of staff development and progression, this includes supporting a number of our staff members to train as Non-Medical Prescribers. We strive to be a supportive team, identifying your career goals and supporting you to work towards them. We see ourselves as being dynamic, progressive and ever evolving to ensure the care we deliver is to the highest standard.
Line management supervision will be provided by the Team Leader and Professional supervision will be provided by the OT Professional Lead.
For further details / informal visits contact:
For an informal discussion about this post please contact:
Jon Cosgrove, Acting Team Leader on Applyor email at Apply
Fiona Johnston, Professional Lead for Occupational Therapy on Applyor email at Apply

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