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Occupational Therapist - Band 5

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Reablement Therapy Team for the Intermediate care pathway beds in South Somerset!

Do you enjoy providing specialist rehabilitation and assessments for a complex caseload?

Do you want to have the opportunity to follow an individual's journey from discharge from the acute hospital through to home?

Join our friendly team of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Rehabilitation assistants based on the South Somerset Cluster. This currently includes Cooksons Court, Sherborne House and La Fontana pathway beds.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide a high standard Occupational Therapy Service as part of the Intermediate Care Bedded Pathway team
  • To hold responsibility for own caseload and undertake all aspects of clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner, working without direct supervision but having access to a Senior Occupational Therapist on a regular basis and participating in the Service's formal Professional Supervision & Appraisal Programme.
  • Provide support, guidance and training to junior rehabilitation practitioners, apprentices, discharge facilitators and students.
  • Responsibility for a caseload of suitable patients within the speciality services of Intermediate Care

About us

As an organisation, the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, career progression, and regular conversations, not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS exclusive discounts.

The benefits of working in Somerset include the idyllic countryside, with our areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines. You will get to enjoy these perks whilst still only being a stone's throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.

There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable. You will experience the best of both in Somerset, the countryside and the cosmopolitan - there is truly something for everyone!

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will find the attached Job Description, please see review to ensure you meet the criteria to apply.

Person Specification



  • BSC in Occupational Therapy or due to complete this year
  • Car Driver with access to own vehicle
  • HCPC registration


  • Relevant experience in community setting
  • Relevant experience with rehabilitation
  • Relevant experience with variety caseload

Employer details

Employer name

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust


Cooksons Court

Cooksons Orchard


BA20 2FT

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