Specialist Occupational Therapist - Eating Disorder Service

An exciting new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Specialist Occupational Therapist - Eating Disorder Service to work in an exceptional hospital based in the Cheadle, Greater Manchester area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

The hospital is a specialist provider of complex mental health services, providing clinical excellence across 11 wards which include a speciality eating disorder service, CAMHS, rehabilitation, acute and PICU services


*To be considered for this position you hold a qualification in Occupational Therapy and registered with the HCPC



As the Specialist Occupational Therapist your key responsibilities include:

  • Manage a clinical caseload of patients with complex mental health needs

  • Consider both physical and mental health needs as part of the occupational therapy assessment and treatment

  • Plan and implement specialist individual and/or group interventions collaboratively, to enable patients to achieve valued goals and satisfactory occupational performance outcomes

  • Maintain accurate and timely records detailing each patient's rehabilitation/progress.

    This will include the provision of specialist occupational therapy and CPA reports

  • Ensure the effective and efficient management and supervision of Therapy Assistants

  • Maintain close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues within the multi disciplinary team, ensuring clinical practice is in line with Priory policies and procedures and complies with statutory regulations and quality standards

  • Maintain effective communication links with patients, relatives, carers and purchasers, throughout every patient's treatment

  • Contribute to the development and evaluation of the Occupational Therapy service at the Hospital

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • An enthusiastic and passionate Occupational Therapist

  • Minimum of one year's experience gained within a related clinical or therapeutic environment

  • Desirable that the post-holder will have experience managing a caseload of service users with complex needs

  • Able to show a can-do attitude always

The successful Specialist Occupational Therapist will receive an excellent salary of £35,000 - £38,000 FTE DOE.

This exciting position is a permanent full time role working up to 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave (increasing to 27 days after 5 years of service and 30 days after 10 years service)

  • Birthday Leave

  • Enhanced maternity pay

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Opportunities to develop and train in a wide variety of care settings

  • Support and training from the beginning of your career

  • Flexible working

  • Supplemented meals

  • Access to Employee Assistant programme and other wellness programmes

  • Employee benefits scheme (e.g.

    discounted shopping vouchers, interest free Apple Products loan scheme)

Reference ID: 6581

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV

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