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Occupational Therapist - Grimsby

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an opportunity for motivated and enthusiastic band 5 Occupational Therapists to work on rotation across acute and community areas. Together we aim to deliver high quality community services within Acute Medicine, frailty and Emergency department, Community working in housing team and rehabilitation and moving and handling. Each Rotation lasts for a 6 month period. This is an exciting opportunity to gain skills and experience working across both acute and community services.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicants will receive formal support from senior staff within the team together with preceptorship in your first year and regular supervision and Appraisal. You will be responsible for the day to day management of your own caseload of patients and participate in quality assurance processes for the allocation of the work. The initial vacancy lies within community therapy and you will need to be a car driver. You will have the opportunity to work very closely with social care staff and nurses. As a junior clinician you will hold a standard case load and you will have the ability and support to make clinical evidenced based decisions across a range of physical patient conditions. You will be expected to work as an autonomous practitioner, manage and prioritise your case load

About us

We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

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We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Following consultation the Health and Social Care Act 2008 has been amended, which includes the provision that from 11th November 2021 all workers in CQC registered care homes are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical exemption applies. If appointed to a role which includes deployment to care homes you will be required to provide evidence of full vaccination or medical exemption in order to undertake the role. This evidence will be required post-appointment as part of the pre-employment check process. Please note that the requirement for full vaccination, or medical exemption, will be a requirement of the terms and conditions of service for staff deployed to care homes.

Person Specification

Education and Qualification


  • Degree/Diploma in Occupational Therapy


  • BOAT membership

Education and Qualification


  • State Registered


  • Car driver for community work

Occupational experience


  • Range of clinical education placements

Occupational experience


  • Evidence of a range of CPD activities

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust




DN33 2BA

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