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Occupational Therapist - Bodmin Anchor

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Per Annum/ Pro rata
Closing date
9 Jun 2023

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Mental health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The Woodfield Stroke Rehabilitation Unit is a small, dedicated facility set within Anchor ward at Bodmin Community Hospital, and taking patients from across Cornwall. We have 9 beds ring fenced for stroke rehabilitation as part of the Cornwall stroke pathway.

We are looking to recruit a B5 OT to join our enthusiastic and friendly team. Previous experience in stroke rehabilitation is desirable but is not essential for this post. This is a stand alone post and is not part of a rotation. This is an outstanding opportunity for anybody who wants to develop a thorough grounding in stroke rehabilitation, both as an occupational therapist and as part of a multi-disciplinary and inter disciplinary team. We will help you to develop both clinically and professionally through formal and informal supervision, and in-service training, but you must also be dedicated to your own Continuous Professional Development.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will have to be able to flexible enough to work the core hours of 8am - 6pm (most shifts start at 8am, but sometimes we flex to begin working at 10am) and some weekend working is also a requirement (typically one weekend a month).

For more information and to arrange to visit Woodfield SRU then please contact Robert Downie, Occupational Therapist/Therapy Team Lead on 01208 251390/251371 or via

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health.We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases.Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Approximately 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon.As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification

Role Requirement


  • HCPC registered
  • Professional Qualifications taken in English Language or appropriate qualification from the International Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy



  • Evidence of working in NHS setting
  • Experience of working within a multidisciplinary team.

Skills and Aptitude


  • Understanding of the roles of colleagues in health and social care
  • Up to date clinical skills
  • Understanding of conditions that can result in long term disability



  • Ability to travel independently as required.

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Bodmin Hospital

Boundary Road



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