Advanced Occupational Therapist

Due to the development of the service we are looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join the team. The post holder will provide a comprehensive service to the Inpatient, Day Therapy and supportive outpatient settings working alongside other members of the rehabilitation team and in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team. This is an opportunity to work with patients from diagnosis onwards throughout the illness trajectory.

By HR Team on December 28, 2017

Job Details

  • Location Little Hulton, cross site work requried
  • Department Rehab Team
  • Date posted December 28, 2017
  • Closing date January 22, 2018
  • Package 32 hours per week, £31,279-£41,236 pro rata
  • Interview date 5 February 2018

We are one of the UK’s largest hospices providing a range of specialist palliative care for people living with or affected by life-limiting illnesses. As a charity, our services are available free of charge to people over the age of 16 from across the Greater Manchester area.  Our annual running costs are around £9 million per year, approximately two-thirds of which needs to be raised from voluntary contributions.

St Ann’s Hospice is based on 3 sites: Little Hulton has an 18 bedded Inpatient Unit and also a Day Therapy Unit offering Day Care, Medical and Supportive Outpatients services. Heald Green has a 27 bedded inpatient unit and a day therapy unit offering day care, and medical outpatients. Neil Cliffe Centre provides an outpatient service.

The post holder will be required to work cross site to meet service demand but will be predominantly based at the Little Hulton site.

Applicants will have experience working with people with long term conditions, cancer or palliative care needs. You must have excellent communication skills, be confident with your moving and handling skills, have ability to prioritise your clinical and non-clinical workload accordingly and be able to contribute to service development.

Applicants must have a current registration with the HCPC.

If you have previously been a member of an NHS Pension Scheme, there is an option to continue with this Pension Scheme.

All posts will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check, the cost of which is covered by the Hospice.

If you require any further information please contact: Emma Barclay (Rehab Team Leader), Tel 0161 498 3659.


To apply for this role please download the application form and either email the forms to or post them to Human Resources, St Ann’s Hospice, St Ann’s Road North, Heald Green, Cheadle SK8 3SZ.

For more information please contact HR Team by calling 0161 498 3623 or emailing