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Occupational Therapist - Greater Manchester

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Bolton UK


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Sep 15, 2017

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Job Role Description We require an inspirational occupational therapist whose passion is supporting adults with mental health issues in services to get back into the community. Someone who is flexible and able to work autonomously planning the recovery pathway with the people supported. Being able to create relationships with other agencies to enable the people supported to have access to them. Introduce and run therapeutic groups within the service and work well with a multidisciplinary team. Able to manage a small case load of people supported, work within a MDT team to ensure that the needs of each person supported are met. Being able to use person centred tools in working with people supported and using structured and evidence based outcome tools to monitor their progress. In line with Alternative Futures Group mission, vision and values the job holder will provide effective occupational therapy interventions to achieve the delivery of strategic and business objectives. Demonstrating through evidence that the services we provide create a world where the people we support control their own lives. Required Skills & Experience Registered Occupational Therapist with the Health Professions Council. Diploma / Degree in Occupational Therapy Have post qualification experience as a Band 5 Occupational Therapist. Evidence of experience of working with a range of people with mental health problems in a variety of health care settings. Experience in working closely with other professionals and promoting role of OT. Salary & Benefits Salary - 25,000 to 31,000 per annum Closing Date - 29 September 2017 This role is a Band II as per our banding structure. We offer excellent team working opportunities and you will be working within these teams linked to a service for supervision. As a key member of our team, you will be offered the opportunity to learn and develop during your time at AFG. Beginning with an extensive Induction Programme, moving to Support Essentials training and where applicable, speciality training in such areas as dementia, autism and epilepsy. Furthermore, upon successful completion of your probationary period, you will be given the opportunity to study for a vocational qualification relevant to the role you are undertaking via our internal qualifications assessment centre. AFG promotes a lifestyle benefit scheme which provides you and your family with real savings on day to day purchases and leisure activities. The scheme is specially designed to fit with your home and family life, and offers a wide range of discounts that are unavailable on the high street; ranging from gift vouchers, hotels, holidays, gym memberships, car insurance and much more. About Us Alternative Futures Group is a charitable company providing support, care, specialist services and accommodation for people with learning disabilities and /or mental health challenges. We focus on providing high quality, cost effective, person-centred services which deliver the right outcomes for service users enabling them to be in control of their own lives and achieve their individual hopes and aspirations. If you believe you have what it takes to become a community hero for Alternative Futures Group then get in touch!Next Steps If you are interested in being part of a great team and company, please click on the link to see the Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form. Please complete an Application Form and a Personal Specification Response Form and return them both to, quoting vacancy reference no V-15-4030, no later than Friday 29 September 2017. (click view job spec for details)

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