Senior Occupational Therapist

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Wirral, UK
13 Oct 2019
16 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as "competent and caring staff" by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral's only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of £337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible to major airports and has excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

A vacancy has arisen for a permanent position for an Occupational Therapist to join our well established and highly motivated Neurological Rehabilitation Service.

The post holder will have the opportunity to gain experience in working across our acute stroke unit, Clatterbridge Rehabilitation Centre and in the community with our Stroke Early Supported Discharge Service

We are looking for an enthusiastic and pro-active Occupational Therapist with post graduate experience in a range of core specialities including acute assessment, stroke/neurological rehabilitation and complex case management. You should have excellent communication skills, be able to demonstrate a high level of clinical reasoning skills and be able to case manage patients with complex needs.

You will have professional support for your CPD from Band 7 Therapy team Leaders and support from Senior Occupational Therapists from other specialities as required.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Felicity Hale

Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist In-patient Neurological Services

Clatterbridge Rehabilitation Centre / Acute Stoke Unit

Direct dial: 0151 482 7748 Internal extension: 4382 / 2922


Richard Adams

Band 7 Therapy Team Leader for Inpatient Neurological Services

Clatterbridge Rehabilitation Centre

Direct dial: 0151 482 7748 Internal Extension: 4341

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