Occupational Therapist

  • Location

    Trafford

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Salary:

    £31 365 - £37 890 per annum

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-28

  • Client:

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Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) is one of the leading mental health trusts in the UK.

Serving a population of 1.2million people, the Trust employs around 4750 people who make a difference across 130 locations. Situated in one of the most exciting and affordable cities in Europe, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside substance misuse services across the North West.

GMMH is one of the most active research trusts in the UK, with one of the highest levels of recruitment to clinical trials for mental health. This puts our staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatments.

The Trust provides a range of specialist services including prison in reach across the North of England, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and in patient perinatal mental health care.

We have been rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commission. Our substance misuse services and leadership were rated as ‘Outstanding’

This is an opportunity for you to be part of Trafford Home Based Treatment Team

We are looking for enthusiastic, ‘can do’, motivated Band 6 Mental Health Practitioners.

As the successful candidate, you will be enthusiastic, flexible and committed to delivering high quality mental health care in the community, as an alternative to hospital admission. You will bring with you a range of experiences and an established knowledgebase that will further enrich our teams and the service we provide. These personal attributes will enable you to provide comprehensive person-centered assessments, advice, direct interventions and onward care planning to people of a range of ages, with different needs

You will be actively supported to develop as a mental health professional, building on your existing experience and knowledge. Due to the diverse nature of the populations we serve, you will have a wide range of exciting learning opportunities available to you. The day-to-day diversity of our services and the support in learning are key reasons why people join us! Your learning will be further supported by the fact that you will be working within an experienced multidisciplinary team.

If you live outside of Manchester why should you come to work with us? Greater Manchester is recognised as a rapidly growing city, it is versatile and it offers people the opportunity to experience a wide range of activities, cultures, and excellent educational and academic opportunities, theatrical and culinary experiences. It can adapt to be whatever you would want and has something for people of all ages, 24/7, 365 days a year.