Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist Community Stroke and ESD Team

Job details
Posting date: 23 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £43,742 - £50,056 Per Annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 22 June 2024
Location: Rochdale, OL12 0NB
Company: Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6339031/236-RCO-P163-24-A

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A Vacancy at Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced clinician with significant Stroke experience to join the Community Stroke Team working within the Heywood Middleton and Rochdale Community. This is a dynamic MDT supporting learning through apprenticeships, pre-registration students and junior staff rotations. The team work to SSNAP guidelines to review and treat patients in a timely manner in line with national standards.

We are looking for an experienced, motivated and well organised individual with highly developed skills within stroke care to join our Community stroke team. You will need to be enthusiastic, motivated and an appropriately experienced practitioner in stroke rehabilitation. You will need to be a registered Occupational Therapist who can demonstrate your commitment, enthusiasm and drive to develop your own clinical, leadership and team working skills within the service.

This is a full time position at 37.5 hours per week but applications from suitably experienced candidates who are seeking a minimum of 30 hours per week will be welcomed.

You must be able to communicate effectively at all levels, work autonomously and be able to demonstrate effective leadership within Occupational Therapy. You will provide high quality care in an appropriate and timely manner, across Early Supported Discharge (ESD) and Community pathways, which is responsive to patients need whilst adhering to recognised policies and guidelines.

You will be supported through regular team meetings, 1-1 sessions, on-going education with access to a professional team of peers, nurses and AHPs to provide mentorship and support.

In short we are looking for a committed individual with the following attributes:
- Registered Occupational Therapist
- Extensive previous experience in stroke care.
- Evidence of post registration training in stroke rehabilitation
- A desire to learn and develop clinical skills and knowledge across all aspects of stroke rehabilitation
- Excellent standards of care
- Ability to communicate and work collaboratively with patient’s carers and other members of the multi-disciplinary team.

A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives. As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we’re always looking for people who demonstrate our three

core values - care, appreciate and inspire – to join our team. In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a betterwork-life balance.

We are currently in process of updating our values. For the latest information

around our values and behaviours, please visit our careers website

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

This advert closes on Thursday 20 Jun 2024

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