Job Description

The Reablement service is looking for 3 Occupational Therapists to join our teams across the Manchester. This is a new role which we are very excited to roll out. We feel that having OTs within our teams will enhance our person centred goal setting approach and lead to better outcomes for our service users.

The Reablement service supports vulnerable adults to remain at home and be as independent as possible. We have a team of over 250 Support Workers delivering services across Manchester. Using strength-based models of working we support people in their own homes, on a short-term basis, with a variety of daily living tasks including maintaining personal hygiene, preparing food, accessing community resources and managing day to day risks.

The support the service provides ranges from motivation and confidence building to more practical assistance. We will work with individual people to agree achievable, person-centred goals and develop support plans which promote independence and focus and the things that matter to them.

Reablement is part of the wider Manchester Community Response (MCR) service which also includes Discharge to Assess, Crisis Response and Intermediate Care. This gives people access to care, therapy, nursing and pharmacy support from the same integrated team.

The role holder’s main duties are:

• Work as part of the wider multi-disciplinary MCR team supporting individuals on the Reablement pathway and will be based within one of the three Reablement teams across the city.
• Undertake assessments and reviews for a range of people on the Reablement pathway
• Contribute to goal setting and support planning for a range of people on the Reablement pathway
• Undertake moving and handling risk assessments, identifying and ordering appropriate and safe equipment.
• Support Reablement staff to develop and improve goal setting skills across the service.
• Provide advice and guidance to Reablement staff on specialist equipment and techniques to support people on the Reablement pathway

The role involves working both at the Reablement office base and in service users homes there for a car driver is required.

Please note this role is based at : Parkway Green House, 460 Palatine Road, Manchester, M22 4DJ

You must have:

  • Post qualified experience.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or the other opportunities have available feel free to click the 'Apply' button below or contact the team on 0161 4199285**