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Specialist Occupational Therapist (Rotational)

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you enthusiastic and forward thinking about Occupational Therapy? Do you want to work for a Trust that values AHPs and their contribution to the patient journey and holistic care?

Come and join our vibrant acute Occupational Therapy service at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust.

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Senior Occupational Therapist to join our friendly team at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust. This is a full time post working 37.5 hours per week, to include routine weekend working on the 7 day rota. There may also be a need for flexible working across the working day.

We can offer you opportunities to engage in research, training, coaching and career development. We have links to the local higher education institutions, and have also developed local learning opportunities. In particular, we offer an excellent 'AHP Future Leaders Programme', which has been praised by Suzanne Rastrick, Chief AHP Officer.

Main duties of the job

This post has a mixed caseload of Acute Medical, Surgical, Stroke, Eldercare, Neurology, and Emergency Medicine Inpatients. Based at Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro. You will have the opportunity to manage a varied and high turnover caseload.

We are looking for a team member who can provide decisive and effective Occupational Therapy input. This will be a permeant contract.

About us

International applications are welcome and we can offer skype interviews. We will consider people returning to practice and job sharers.

Sustainability is integral to the Trust achieving the NHS Net Zero target. All staff are therefore actively encouraged and supported to implement new ways of working within their field of expertise.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide a high standard Occupational Therapy service to patients at Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust.To provide specialist assessment, treatment, and goal setting of patients in Medicine, Surgery, Eldercare, Stroke, Emergency Medicine and Neurology. Some patients may have complex and/or chronic presentations. To determine clinical diagnosis and Occupational Therapy treatment indicated. To maintain records as an autonomous practitioner.You will develop highly specialist skills under the guidance of the senior staff.To provide clinical cross cover within your team as delegated by your Clinical Team LeadTo attend clinical level discussions / meetings relating to your area of work as delegated by your Clinical Team LeadTo be available to support and supervise junior and undergraduate team membersTo be innovative with service development and promotion

Person Specification



  • Degree in Occupational Therapy or equivalent
  • HCPC registered
  • Band 5 experience


  • Membership of the College of Occupational Therapy.
  • Additional Training to support team management or additional clinical skills



  • Experience of working within a multidisciplinary team, an understanding of their roles and respect for the other professionals within the team.
  • Experience of supporting junior staff.


  • Experience working in an NHS setting in the following clinical areas: Stroke and Neurology



  • Up-to-date clinical skills. Entry level assessment skills.
  • Good understanding of roles with Multidisciplinary Team.
  • Computer literate
  • Evidence of clinical audit/research activity
  • Presentation Skills


  • Experience with splinting, helmets, wheelchair prescription and collars

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust


Royal Cornwall Hospital



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