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Specialist Occupational Therapist

Band 6

Main area
Occupational Therapy
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Manchester Royal Infirmary/Trafford
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
19/02/2019 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology, Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

Are you a flexible, motivated Occupational Therapist who is keen to continue to experience a variety of clinical areas within a large teaching hospital before specialising? This might be the opportunity for you!

We are looking for a therapist who has a broad range of skills and experience to work within our acute (surgical and acute medicine) and rehabilitation (general, stroke and neuro) services on the Oxford Road or Trafford sites as required

In return you will experience a range of clinical specialties and work with expert staff. You will be supported through supervision from senior staff and active peer support groups. Your Continuing Professional Development  will be encouraged. You will develop your skills in supervision of junior and support staff as well as students. You will experience working in well-established multidisciplinary teams and will benefit from the knowledge of fellow clinicians.


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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

Stephanie Wolff, OT Professional Lead on and 0161 276 3326

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 276 6198