We are seeking to recruit a Band 5 Occupational Therapist to join our team at Park House, North Manchester General Hospital. Park House is an adult inpatient mental health unit which provides inpatient care to services users with acute and complex mental health needs. The post holder will work proactively as a member of a multidisciplinary team on the acute inpatient wards for clients with complex mental and physical health needs providing an Occupational Therapy Service. They will work with the multidisciplinary team to create and maintain an environment that supports social participation, health promotion and inclusion, with access to resources and facilities required to achieve this. This will include identifying and developing links with other agencies.To be successful in this role you will need good communication skills, be flexible, organised and highly motivated. You will need the ability to build effective working relationships and be able to demonstrate a commitment to client-centred, non-discriminatory practice.
Main duties of the job
To manage a defined caseload of service users from the adult in-patient mental health service under the supervision of a senior Occupational Therapist. The post holder will work as part of an integrated multi-disciplinary team and in partnership with other agencies and services, in line with the Care Programme Approach to promote recovery and social inclusion.
To apply person centred principles and evidence-based practice to assess, plan, implement and evaluate occupational therapy interventions. To carry out interventions in hospital and in the community including home visits.
Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.
We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.
Greater Manchester is one of the world’s most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.
Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.
Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum pro rata