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Specialist Occupational Therapist

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per anum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Join our dynamic team as a Specialist Occupational Therapist! We're seeking a motivated individual to work in our established community rehab service, spanning both community and intermediate care settings in Bradford.

You'll tackle a diverse caseload, from long-term conditions to chronic pain and frailty. You will manage diverse caseload in inpatient IMC settings as well as domiciliary rehab. With structured supervision, CPD opportunities, and a chance to shape service development, you'll thrive in our supportive, integrated Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy team.

We're looking for someone with experience in community and/or intermediate care, excellent communication skills, and a passion for driving positive change. A British driving license and access to a car are essential.

Main duties of the job

The department and team offers a wide range of experience. You will be encouraged and supported to develop your clinical, teaching, and leadership skills as well as contribute towards service development and service evaluation. The department has a strong commitment to CPD, a comprehensive IST programme and dedicated time for your ongoing professional development

You will be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of own work, including the management of patients in your care.

You are expected undertake a comprehensive assessment of patients including those with diverse or complex presentations/multi pathologies use clinical reasoning skills and manual assessment techniques to provide an accurate diagnosis of their condition. To plan, prioritise and deliver clinical case work.

About us

Our People Charter outlines the behaviours we can expect from one another and what you can expect from Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust:
  • We value people
  • We are one team
  • We care

We're keen to meet people who share these values and are passionate about delivering the highest quality of care to our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see detailed Job Description and Person Specification attached to this advert for more information

Person Specification



  • Substantial post-graduate experience, including recent experience in the NHS.
  • Previous experience working with and assessing adults with complex needs in a community setting
  • Some experience of student supervision



  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Competent in core areas of Occupational Therapy practise
  • Competent IT skills



  • Understanding and experience in working in as an Occupational Therapist in a Community setting with knowledge of relevant NHS documents such as the NHS Long-term Plan.


  • Attendance on external post-graduate courses



  • Degree in Occupational Therapy Studies
  • HCPC Registered
  • Evidence of post graduate learning


  • RCOT

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Westwood Park/Horton Park



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