Senior Occupational Therapist

Nhs Professionals

Senior Occupational Therapist


Nhs Professionals, Sale, Trafford

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 6 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 5b853e924bf543fa99670d61f90e74d7

Full Job Description

As an integral member of service, you will be working within the community helping patients stay in their own home, empowering recovery and preventing hospitalisation.

You will be responsible for:

· Carrying a caseload appropriate to role in line with banding and professional expertise.

· Interpreting and undertaking advanced clinical reasoning to analyse detailed/complex clinical and non-clinical information provided, making a justifiable assessment, contributing to the diagnosis and prognosis of a patient and to recommend the best course of therapeutic intervention.

· Utilising specific neuro therapeutic skills as required facilitating and optimising the treatment of patients.

· Be accountable for own professional actions guided by registered body and code of professional conduct and other broad policies and guidelines.

· communicating sensitively and effectively with patients and their carers to ensure understanding of their condition and gain informed consent.

· Utilising neuro experience and clinical knowledge to enable effective communication when dealing with complex/difficult patient situations where there may be conflict and a lack of acceptance of a diagnosis, care programme and/or home situation., The post holder will be responsible for the planning and delivery of Occupational Therapy within the designated area. Manage a caseload of service users with complex needs, using evidence based/person centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions.

· Current relevant professional registration (HCPC Registration)

· Minimum 2 years post-qualification experience

· Enhanced DBS

· Experience of working within the NHS

· Car driver / owner able to travel to other locations within the trust using own vehicle (mileage paid), Occupational Therapy degree or equivalent

HCPC Registered, Car driver / owner able to travel to other locations within the trust using own vehicle (mileage paid)

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust are currently seeking experienced Occupational Therapists to provide a high quality, responsive service for patients in the Trafford community, working as part of the Community Neurological Rehabilitation Service.

Are you passionate and experienced in providing Occupational Therapy? Would you like to be part of a highly qualified team providing support for patients working in a community service? If so, we would like to hear from you today!

Manchester University Foundation Trust is England's largest NHS trust with a turnover of £2.5bn. MFT has designed the most exceptional integrated health and social care system to deliver the best possible results for the 1million patients who rely on their services every year.

By joining NHS Professionals and working on the bank at MFT, you can instantly help the Trust to continue to improve the life chances and wellness of the diverse communities across Manchester., Here at NHS Professionals, we run England's largest NHS staff bank and are experts at putting people in places to care. Every year we help thousands of dedicated and highly skilled NHS workers enjoy better career opportunities, more flexible shifts, and a healthier work-life balance across our partnered Trusts.

Career Progression access to Learning & Development opportunities, so that you can take on new roles and challenges.

Work-life Balance flexible shifts, committed shifts, wellbeing resources and build paid annual leave

Opportunity & Access over 50 partner NHS Trusts to give you the flexibility of choice to work how and where you want