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Senior Rotational Occupational Therapist

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you seeking a unique opportunity to enhance your clinical and interdisciplinary team working skills while advancing your career? If so, we have an exciting rotational position that can support your learning in various clinical areas.

This opportunity allows you to join our dynamic and evolving therapy teams at Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust. Currently, the Band 6 rotation encompasses Health Care of the Older Person, Amputees, Orthopaedics, Medical wards, ED/SSU, and Mansfield Community Hospital/rehab. Regardless of your placement, you will be an integral part of the therapy team, helping prevent patient admissions to the hospital and maximizing their chances of staying at home through timely therapy interventions and treatments.

As a member of the broader therapy team, your responsibility will be to provide a high-standard specialist occupational therapy service with a primary focus on preventing hospital admissions, delivering prompt therapy treatments, and facilitating timely hospital discharges.

Main duties of the job

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached.

About us

Thank you for your interest in this role.

Sherwood is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here, and we are the Health Service Journal's Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King's Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall, we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients we also care for you.

Our culture of learning, compassion and taking a person-centred approach are at the roots of our organisation. We would love you to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached

Person Specification



  • Flexible working, including 7 day working which will include late shifts.


  • Ability to drive

Knowledge Requirements


  • Sound Clinical knowledge of medical conditions and applied occupational therapy techniques
  • Ability to prioritise & work under pressure
  • Delegation skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Ability to work as a team member as well as alone but with access to more senior colleague
  • IT skills
  • Knowledge of NHS procedures, policies and guidelines
  • Ability to formulate and develop specialised individual treatment programmes and ability in using clinical reasoning skills



  • BSc (Hons) or Graduate Diploma in Occupational Therapy or equivalent
  • Registration with HCPC


  • Membership of the College of Occupational Therapists

Further Training


  • Attendance at relevant clinical post graduate courses taught often at modular Masters level
  • Practice Placement Educators training


  • APPLE Accreditation training



  • Completion of postgraduate junior rotation to include a rotation in medicine
  • Broad understanding of occupational therapy process and frameworks
  • Experience of audit and service review
  • Experience of supervising other staff and/or students
  • NHS experience including knowledge of policies and procedures


  • Evidence of contribution to clinical education of less experienced staff, assistants and students

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


King's Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road


NG17 4JL

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