Specialist Occupational Therapist

Band 6

Main area
Occupational Therapy
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Manchester Royal Infirmary
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
21/03/2018 23:59

From 1st October 2017, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has joined together to create a new Foundation Trust which has been named Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. 

Our new organisation will provide a single hospital service across the city of Manchester and in 12- 18 months will also include the services currently provided by North Manchester General Hospital.  These changes will make a real difference to the health outcomes and quality of life for the people of Manchester.  That’s why this really is an extremely exciting and challenging period in the delivery of health and social care in Greater Manchester and one that provides a wealth career opportunities for great people right across our Group. 

Are you an enthusiastic and motivated Occupational Therapist? If so we would like you to join our well established Band 6 acute rotation (Adults). 

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is the leading Trust for teaching, research and specialist services in the North West of England. 

You will have the opportunity to work across in-patient areas within acute, elderly and specialist medicine, orthopaedic (major trauma) and surgical specialties.

You will benefit from working in our multi professional teams which are led by highly specialist Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists, supporting a wide skill mix of clinicians within the acute settings. We promote close MDT working allowing a holistic approach to patient care, joint therapy working & developments. 

Your role as a Band 6 in these clinical areas will include an active involvement in working with the MDT in regards to seamless discharge planning, the development of the acute services, potential supervision of junior staff & student education and the opportunity to consolidate knowledge and develop clinical & non-clinical skills within a supportive environment.

The teams are proactive in the development of both staff & service and are committed to CPD providing regular Multi-Disciplinary IST and specialist uni-disciplinary support & education with regular appraisals & supervision.

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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

Merryn Turner, Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist. 0161 276 4636  


If you have problems applying, contact

Human Resources Recruitment Department
Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
Cobbett House
M13 9WL
0161 276 4744