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Rotational Occupational Therapist

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Other allied health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an existing Band 5 Occupational Therapist, new graduate or about to graduate? Do you have a passion for delivering outstanding care and making a positive difference to the lives of the people in your care? We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and hard working therapist to join our Band 5 Occupational Therapy Rotation at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust.

The rotations are 6 monthly, rotating through hospital and community services which currently cover: Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Outreach, Urgent Care, Surgery, Stroke, Social Services (Independent Living Services), Community Hub and Integrated Services, Palliative Care and Intermediate Care bed based.

Main duties of the job

Successful applicants will participate in and be supported through a preceptorship programme, will receive regular supervision and appraisals, in service training and Band 5 support forum, in addition to the opportunity to develop and consolidate their clinical skills.The post holder will work within multidisciplinary teams. You will be required to be able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service and its users.

About us

It is essential you are a driver with access to a vehicle for business use subject to the conditions of the DDA.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information regarding the key responsibilities of this role please see the attached job description. If you have any further questions regarding this role please do not hesitate to contact us via the information below.

Person Specification



  • Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • Registration with the Health Care Professions Council
  • Evidence of CPD through maintenance of a portfolio


  • Membership of appropriate professional body
  • ECDL



  • Broad range of clinical experience gained through student placements or post graduate experience.
  • Experience of managing a caseload of clients with complex needs
  • Experience of problem solving
  • Experience of effective team working


  • Experience of assessing and treating patients who do not speak English or have other barriers to communication
  • Participation in clinical audit



  • Clinical reasoning skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to use and apply a range of assessment and treatment techniques and approaches relevant to specialist areas on rotation.
  • Appropriate physical and sensory skill as required by profession
  • Ability to communicate effectively and flexibly and to adapt communication style to the needs of patients, carers and staff
  • Ability to deal with complex and sensitive information and act appropriately.
  • Ability to organise, prioritise and delegate as appropriate and to manage time effectively
  • Ability to keep accurate and legible patient notes
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines whilst working on multiple tasks
  • Ability to cope with distressing or emotional circumstances
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Ability to establish good working relationships
  • Computer skills



  • Knowledge of a range of conditions and their management achieved through experience or study
  • Demonstrate learning about all the professions within the team
  • An understanding of quality governance and evidence based practice
  • Knowledge of recent NHS & Trust developments and their impact on the service



  • Car owner/driver subject to the conditions of the DDA

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Bolton Hospital

Minerva Road



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