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Specialist Occupational Therapist - General Rehabilitation

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
This is an exciting opportunity within DBTH to join the high performing MDT at the Fred and Ann Green Rehabilitation Centre based at Montagu Hospital , part of Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust .

The Fred and Ann Green Rehabilitation centre is a purpose built unit on the journey to achieving centre of excellence status. Facilities within the centre include 2 inpatient wards in addition to a dedicated outpatient department, assessment rooms and a state of the art rehabilitation gym. Arranging a guided visit to the centre is recommended and would be facilitated as a priority.

The team based at the Fred and Ann Green rehabilitation centre prides itself on delivering high quality and evidenced based interventions to maximise patient potential. The successful applicant should be passionate about rehabilitation and working as part of an MDT committed to personalised, goal focused and patient-led care.

The Rehabilitation centre has close links with Sheffield Hallam University and is keen to be involved in research and development opportunities. The successful post holder should be willing to play an active role in this exciting transformation.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide specialist assessment and individualised rehabilitation of patients with a wide variety of clinical conditions. Core skills in general rehabilitation are essential including relevant orthopaedic and frailty experience. The post holder should have a flexible, positive and pro-active approach and be able to evidence excellent organisational, interpersonal and team working skills. Complex patient management and timely discharge planning are also essential skills that the post holder should possess.

The post holder will contribute to the current 6/7 day service at the Rehabilitation centre.

The post holder will work within a high performing integrated multidisciplinary team to provide high quality, goal-focused rehabilitation . Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to evidence based practice, innovation and have a patient-centred approach.

There will be opportunities to participate in quality improvement and innovation projects. At the rehabilitation unit we have a robust CPD and Appraisal processes in place. You will be supported to develop your clinical, non-clinical and leadership skills.

The post holder will contribute to the education, training and development of Band 5 Therapists, Therapy Assistants, Multidisciplinary staff and students. The role will include undertaking professional development appraisals and service evaluation, including audit.

About us

DBTH is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 440,000. Our services are based over three main hospital sites and several additional services employing over 7,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, it's our pledge to help you Develop, Belongand Thrive, Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits to support our people including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement in line with Terms & Conditionso Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

Person Specification



  • Minimum of 2 years post graduate experience.
  • Experience of working in a variety of speciality areas
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary/multi agency teams
  • Experience of supervision/appraisal of junior and support staff


  • Experience of professional 'cross boundary' working



  • Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC Registration


  • BAOT Membership
  • APPLE accreditation

Interpersonal Skills


  • Demonstrates clear commitment to the team approach exchanging ideas and providing support to colleagues. Able to motivate self and others. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Seeks to develop an understanding of different groups and individuals and ensures equitable and appropriate treatment for all
  • Demonstrate a range of communication skills, verbal and written. Ability to present information in a clear accurate and logical manner. Speaks confidently, conveying clear messages to a wide range of listeners
  • A range of IT skills are essential for the role
  • Have commitment to own and others' Professional Development

Organisational Skills


  • Ability to prioritise manage own and others caseload
  • Ability to work flexibly
  • Effective time management skills
  • Understanding of Clinical Governance issues and the implications for services
  • Embraces responsibility for identifying effective solutions to a variety of different problems

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Montagu Hospital

Adwick Road


S64 0AZ

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