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Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist  Location: Bury, Lancashire Contract: Full Time – 37.5 hours per week Monday – Friday Salary: £24.907 to £30.615 per annum dependent on experience About the Role Rehabilitation for Independence is looking for a full-time Occupational Therapist, based in Bury however this is a community-based role so the ability to travel is essential. This […]

Clinical Case Manager

Case Manager Vacancy rehabilitation for independence

Clinical Case Manager Full Time: 37.5 hours per week (30 hours per week would be considered) Base: Bury, Lancashire Salary: £35-40K dependant on experience Rehabilitation for Independence is looking to appoint a highly effective clinician as a CASE MANAGER to work with our clients across the North of England.  You will have an Occupational Therapy/Physiotherapy/Psychology […]

Showcasing Sensory Processing Workshop at the Occupational Therapy Show

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Showcasing Sensory Processing Workshop at the Occupational Therapy Show We are delighted to announce that following the success of our Sensory Processing Workshops our Clinical Lead Hannah Cook, and Specialist Occupational Therapist Sam Kenworthy have been selected to present this new initiative the Occupational Therapy show. The entry was selected for the short list following […]

Fundraising update: Members and Trustees Cycle from John O’Groats to Lands’ End

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Fundraising update: Members and Trustees Cycle from John O’Groats to Lands’ End Remember when we told you that during September 2021, a group of Members and our Trustees from Headway Blackpool will join together (virtually) to cycle the entire distance between John O’Groats in Scotland to Lands’ End in Cornwall. A group of 12 people […]

Support for Independence Safe Administration and Medication Training

Support for Independence

Support for Independence Safe Administration and Medication Training Last week the Support for Independence Rehabilitation Support Team took part in a day of Safe Administration and Medication Training at our Head Office in Bury. The aim of the course was to promote safe practice in all aspects of medication administration. Our enthusiastic team of Rehabilitation […]

A day in the life of Jane Dee, Registered Manager

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A day in the life of Jane Dee, Registered Manager Have you ever wondered what the Registered Manager does? We’ve quizzed Jane Dee who was one of the founding members of Support for Independence to explain … Where are you from? I was born in Ramsbottom, Bury. I have travelled and lived in various places […]

The Team Support Hats for Headway Day 2019

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We are proud to be supporting this year’s national ‘Action for Brain Injury Week’ (20th -26th May 2019) we are joining in the celebrations of 40 years of the national charity Headway. As well as helping raise awareness of brain injury and it’s affects, we are also taking part in the annual ‘Hat’s for Headway Day’ […]

A Day In The Life Of… Carrie Leach – Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor

Carrie Leach

Where are you from? I was born and raised in Bury but lived in Germany for eight years and Canada for three years. I moved back to Bury in 2010 and began working for RfI in 2013. Where did you study? I am currently studying for my BSc Degree in Occupational Therapy at Salford University […]

A Day In The Life Of… Susan Ormerod – Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor

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Where are you from? I am from Manchester (Crumpsall originally) but its not as bad as people may think! I have always lived in or around the city centre but now live in Bury. Where did you study? I went to Coventry University to study occupational therapy, but didn’t complete the course due to illness […]