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Occupational Therapist

  • Job reference: OT302
  • Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: General Healthcare
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Job description: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a forward thinking Specialist Occupational Therapist to join the Bedded Intermediate Care Units.

Bolton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Bolton Council work in partnership to provide patient focused care in residential units in the community. Bolton Intermediate Care focuses on the prevention of unnecessary hospital admission, effective discharge from hospital and promotion of independence, especially for the older person. We have a large and comprehensive multi-disciplinary team that cover 74 beds located across 3 residential sites in the Bolton area.

The position we are recruiting to will be part of the Intermediate Care therapy team, the team consists of Physiotherapists and Occupational therapists as well as therapy assistants. The successful candidate will be expected to rotate across the three units to ensure the meets of the service are met. The successful candidate will work as part of a health and social care multidisciplinary team comprising of medics, pharmacists, social workers and nurses.

Candidates will have recent and relevant post registration experience and an interest in elderly rehabilitation in an acute and community rehabilitation setting. They should also be able to evidence recent self directed learning and development.

Candidates will need to be able to travel to meet the needs of this post and will therefore need access to a vehicle for work. The post will provide an excellent opportunity for individuals that enjoy working as part of a close multi-disciplinary/multi agency team. We value regular appraisal and supervision and ensure personal and professional development opportunities are available. You must have a genuine interest in working with older people, be self-motivated, enthusiastic, resourceful and comfortable working in a changing environment.

Although the post is advertised as full-time, we will consider part-time hours.

Service Care Health offer a £150 bonus to any new nurses upon registration.

Note: If you have a colleague or friend who may be interested in the following role, Service Care Health offer a £250 pound bonus for referrals.

The benefits of Service Care Health:
* Twice weekly payroll runs ensuring weekly pay
* Ltd & PAYE payment options available
* £250 training allowance
* Competitive pay rates
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* Specialists consultants offering a single point of contact
* National provider of Healthcare staff to over 40 different NHS trusts and over 200 local authorities
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge
* Professional compliance solutions available
* Uniforms provided

Please get in touch with Matt on 01772 208220 or via email to matthew.west@servicecare.org.uk