Caroline Hill

Director / Occupational Therapist

  • Over 20 years experience as an Occupational Therapist within the NHS, education and private sectors
  • Specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapist
  • Available to provide specialist assessments and treatments including seating assessments, housing adaptations, fine motor, handwriting and perceptual skills assessments, alternative IT access assessment for children
  • Trained in Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) for people with an upper limb weakness (please see CIMT tab for further details)
  • Experienced in working in collaboration with case managers and solicitors.
  • HCPC Registered: OT26013

Clare Cliff

Business Support Manager

  • Over 5 Years Business Management Experience
  • Level 5  Diploma in Leadership   in Health & Social Care and Children & Young People  (Adult Management)2018
  • Qualification in Business Improvement Techniques 2021
  • Qualification in Team Leading  2021
  • Fully Qualified Adult &  Peadiatric First Aider May 2021
  • Fully Qualified Mental Health First Aider 2019
  • Safeguarding Level 3 2019

Clare is responsible for the day to day operational management of the business and works in partnership with our director in business developments.

Anna Morgan

Occupational Therapist

  • 20+ years of experience working as an Occupational Therapist within the Public Sector
  • Specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapist
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Experienced in the assessment and treatment of children with varied and complex difficulties
  • Completion of Sensory Integration Module 1: Foundations and Neuroscience
  • HCPC registered: OT21973

Tracey Berresford

Occupational Therapist

  • Over 20 years experience as an Occupational Therapist within the NHS, public and private sectors
  • Specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapist
  • Specialised in the assessment and intervention of children with varied and complex difficulties
  • Advanced Practitioner in Sensory Integration (Levels 1-4 completed)
  • HCPC Registered: OT22146

Leonie Dunkley

Occupational Therapist

  • Joined the Manchester Occupational Therapy Services team in February 2021
  • Level 3 Childcare in 2013
  • Special Needs Degree in 2013
  • Experience with working in variety of settings including  special schools
  • Good relationships and experience working with other professionals and agencies including  Families, Local Authorities and Schools.
  • HCPC registered

Anita Frazer

Occupational Therapist

  • Specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapist
  • Over 5 years experience working in the NHS
  • Specialised in the Ax. and intervention of children and young people with complex needs
  • Experienced in carrying out assessments for aids and adaptations
  • Experienced working in a variety of settings and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • HCPC registered: OT73008

Phillippa Jones

Occupational Therapist

• Joined Manchester Occupational Therapy Services in September 2021.
• 1st Class Honours degree in Occupational Therapy.
• Experienced working in a variety of Paediatric settings.
• Experienced working collaboratively with local authorities and the community.
• Currently working towards Ayers Sensory Integration Level 1.
• HCPC registered: OT083020.

Sara McLaughlin

Occupational Therapist

  • Joined Manchester Occupational Therapy Services in February 2022.
  • Graduated from Northumbria University in 2019.
  • Over 2 years experience within Private Practice, both in the UK and Malta.
  • Experienced in assessing children with complex needs, and delivering client-centred interventions.
  • HCPC Registered: OT8191

Sophie Smith

Occupational Therapist

  • Graduated from University of Northampton in 2018
  • Graduated with a Masters degree in Advanced Occupational Therapy in 2020
  • Over 2 years experience in community paediatric occupational therapy both with NHS and private sector
  • Experience in working with wider MDT team in acute setting (physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietetics)
  • Experience in the assessment and treatment of Children with a range of complex needs
  • Experience with prescribing and reviewing necessary equipment for children at school and home

Paula Raishbrook

Associate Occupational Therapist

  • Over 20 years experience working as an Occupational Therapist within the NHS and private sectors.
  • Collaborative for Leadership in Ayres Sensory integration, Certificate of Ayres Sensory Integration level 2 and 3 February/March 2019.Currently working to finish level 4-6
  • Sensory Attachment Intervention level one – May 2017
  • Astronaut training: A sound activated vestibular-visual protocol – March 2016
  • Therapeutic listening: Listening with the whole body – March 2016
  • Sensory defensiveness: a comprehensive treatment approach – May 2015
  • Sensory Integration 2 advanced clinical reasoning and analysis – July 2009
  • HCPC Registered: OT28944

Meghan Hazell

Associate Occupational Therapist

Ashleigh Brandreth

Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • 2 year experience as an Occupational Therapy assistant, previous experience working with vulnerable individuals
  • British Sign Language Level 1 and 2 (Alpha Academy)
  • Cognitive Behavioural and Occupational Therapy Online Course (Alpha Academy)
  • SEND Complete Diploma – Levels 2,3,4 (New Skills Academy UK)
  • First Aid at Work for Childrens & Adults (May 2021)

Angela D’Arcy

Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant since 2020
  • Experienced Teaching Assistant level teaching assistant.
  • Angela works within local schools, our clinic, clients homes and supports our Occupational Therapists  .

James Murphy

Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Joined the Manchester Occupational Therapy Services team in 2022
  • Work experience with MOTS in 2020
  • Level 3 Health and Social Care

Jo Dawber

Office / Finance Administrator

  • Jo joined us in June 2021
  • Over 10 years experience in office and finance administration.
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