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Occupational Therapist

Band 5

Main area
Intermediate care
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Intermediate care Services
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum
19/08/2018 23:59

We are Manchester Local Care Organisation - an exciting, new public sector organisation that is bringing together NHS community health services and social care services in the city. We’re driven by the aim of improving the health of local people in Manchester by working across organisational boundaries.

The first health and social care staff have been deployed to us from April 2018 and are now starting to work in new ways across the city. Our teams work as one in the neighbourhoods they serve – delivering and designing services in partnership with local people. We also provide key services that work across wider localities and city-wide. We believe that our pioneering approach will make a massive difference to the health of people in our city and we are looking for you to join our team and help us do this.

Intermediate Care in the Central Manchester area is looking to recruit an innovative, enthusiastic Occupational Therapist, to be part of a lively and dynamic multi-professional team comprising health, social services and independent sector staff. Intermediate Care is a constantly evolving service so if you like change and challenges this is the job for you.

The service has beds in dedicated Intermediate Care units both nursing and residential and has capacity to deliver Intermediate Care to 60 - 70 people in their own homes. All staff are expected to rotate with in the service, so it is essential that applicants can travel independently within the local geographical area to meet the service needs.

You must have experience of working in the NHS and it would be desirable that you have experience of working in a rehabilitation/ community setting.

You must have a recognised Occupational Therapy qualification and hold a current HCPC Registration.

Manchester local care Organisation is committed to continuing professional development for all staff and with our commitment to improving the working lives of our staff; we offer flexible working practices and benefits. 


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For informal enquiries contact

Phil Turton/ Team Leader 0161 230 3010

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 276 4744