Our Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) work within our inpatient and community services supporting physical and mental health, specialist inpatient mental health, learning disability, addiction and brain injury services. Mersey Care is one of only three trusts in the UK to provide high secure mental health facilities.

Working across the Trust and as part of our multidisciplinary teams we have:

  • Dietitians
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Podiatrists
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Orthotists
  • Paramedics
  • Art Therapists
  • Dramatherapists.

We are committed to the personal development of all of our staff – and expect our staff to have commitment to their own learning.

As an employee of Mersey Care, you’ll work in an environment where learning is valued. And we’ll be committed to your training and development from day one.

Our offer:

Returning to practice AHPs:

  • Wide variety of clinical settings and opportunities
  • Voluntary, short term or band 4 contracts
  • Possibility of working in several services
  • Regular mentorship, coaching and sign off of hours worked
  • Access to learning materials/continuing professional development (CPD) sessions.

Newly qualified AHPs:

  • Structured 12 month preceptorship programme
  • Occupational therapist and physiotherapist Trust wide rotations
  • Wide variety of clinical settings and opportunities
  • Regular supervision and annual performance development reviews
  • Annual AHP conference with CPD workshops.

Staff benefits

Staff networks

Staff health and wellbeing

Our Just and Learning Culture