Regional Occupational Therapist - North West

Acer Mews, Ashton-under-Lyne

Position: Regional Occupational Therapist
Location: Multi-site based in the North West

Covering 6 x care services (Church Walk, Lakeview, Ribble View, Thames House, Acer Mews, Adswood Lodge)

Contract type: Full time permanent position (40 hours per week) Monday - Friday
Rate: £47,000 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a forward-thinking and growing provider. Join us as our Regional Occupational Therapist working across multiple care services within the North West.


About Exemplar Health Care 

Exemplar Health Care is one of the country’s leading nursing care providers for adults living with complex needs. 

We have over 50 care homes across England that support adults living with complex mental health needs, dementia, neuro-disabilities and physical disabilities. 

As well as stable and secure employment opportunities, we offer great benefits and perks, and plenty of opportunities to learn, develop and progress.


About the role 

As a Regional Occupational Therapist with Exemplar Health Care, you’ll lead and support a team of therapists across your region to deliver exceptional therapy services. 

No two days will ever be the same, but your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • overseeing several complex cases
  • providing specialist assessments, clinical diagnoses and interventions
  • working alongside your Regional Director of Operations to develop therapy services
  • providing advice, guidance, training and supervision for the Therapy Teams in your region
  • focusing on clinical governance, quality assurance and team development. 

Download the job description for a full list of responsibilities. 


About you

Above all, you’re someone who identifies with our values of fun, integrity, responsiveness, success and teamwork.

You’ll show us that you:

  • are a good role model, who can motivate, coach, teach and/or support colleagues according to your role and experience
  • have strong leadership skills, able to supervise clinical teams
  • have a thorough understanding of occupational therapy best practice, including clinical assessment and reasoning skills
  • understand the Mental Capacity Act and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards in detail, and work within the Codes of Practice
  • have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

You must have a BSc or MSc in occupational therapy, be HCPC registered and have five years post-graduate experience to work as a Regional Occupational Therapist with Exemplar Health Care.


What we offer

We offer great rewards and perks including: 

  • excellent supervision, peer support, learning opportunities and career prospects 
  • retail and lifestyle discounts
  • free DBS check
  • electric car salary sacrifice scheme
  • 24/7 counselling and support
  • Blue Light Card eligibility


How to apply

Sound good? We’d love to hear from you. Click the button to ‘APPLY NOW’. 

For an informal chat about joining us, please contact or call 07949 530 193


Colleague stories

“There are many career opportunities at Exemplar Health Care and the support that I’ve received has been amazing. Everyone at Exemplar Health Care is committed to not only our residents, but each other. I am proud to be part of the Exemplar family.”

Nurse – Exemplar Health Care

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Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC PIN payment for Nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.


Lifestyle and retail discounts - all colleagues can access great savings and monthly discounts on high street shops, restaurants, pubs and holidays, as well as 2-for-1 cinema tickets.


Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.


Pension plan - after 3 months, you’ll be auto-enrolled into our pension scheme with NOW pensions, where you’ll have up to 5% of your earnings (depending on your salary) put into the pension and we’ll contribute an additional 3%.

DBS check

Paid DBS check - we’ll pay for all new starters to have a DBS check, so you don’t need to cover the cost.


Career development opportunities - there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and progress in your career at Exemplar Health Care, if you wish.