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Occupational Therapist

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum
Closing date
11 Oct 2023

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Mental health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity to join the dynamic in-patient therapy team at Bodmin Hospital.

Bodmin Community Hospital are looking for a registered Occupational Therapist to join the inpatient Therapy team on a permanent contract.

The OT service at Bodmin Community Hospital covers the CATU (clinical assessment and treatment unit) which is a fast paced assessment unit with direct admissions from the community and ED.

We also cover Anchor Ward which is a rehab unit treating patients with a wide variety of conditions,

The team consists Band 7, 6 and 5 Occupational Therapists and Occupational Support Workers. We work closely with the whole MDT. We are a small, friendly team committed to providing an excellent service to our patients and their families.

Interviews will be held on 24th October

Main duties of the job

This is a Band 5 Occupational Therapy post in the Bodmin in-patient therapy team. The post holder will be required to work in the Inpatient Team providing rehabilitation to adults with physical health problems.

Job PurposeTo provide a high standard occupational therapy service.To provide assessment and treatment/management of patients, some of whom may have acute, complex and/or chronic presentations, carried out as an autonomous practitioner.Supervise and delegate to occupational therapy support workers.

Key DimensionsWorking as part of the MID Integrated Therapy Team, to ensure a high standard of intervention and effective and efficient service to patients.To practise as a lone worker under the supervision of a senior Occupational Therapist.Seven-day working could become an operational requirement of this post in the future.

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.

Just over 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



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



  • Experience of working within a multidisciplinary team
  • Evidence of an understanding of professional roles within the multidisciplinary team
  • Evidence of working in NHS setting

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Bodmin Hospital

Boundary Road


PL31 2QT

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