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Static/Rotational Senior Occupational Therapist

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

We are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Occupational Therapists to join the Therapies Directorate at the University Hospitals of North Midlands. The post offers the opportunity to work in an exciting University Hospital based on the two hospital sites of The Royal Stoke and County Hospital.

Main duties of the job

The post rotates across a variety of specialist inpatient and outpatient areas which include:

Main Duties of Job

Critical Care - early rehabilitation of trauma, surgical, medial and neurological patients, including cognitive assessment, functional assessment, splinting and casting.

Palliative Care - oncology/renal conditions, fast track D/C planning & complex manual handling assessments & equipment provision. Long term life limiting conditions and challenging conversations.

Frail Elderly - frailty management, patients with dementia, falls management, complex discharge planning.

Emergency Portals - rapid decision making in relation to d/c planning and equipment provision & admission avoidance. Working across A+E and same day discharge wards.

Medicine - wide range of medical conditions including Non-Invasive Ventilation, MND, Cardiology & post Critical Care Step down, complex d/c planning, specific knowledge in seating wheelchairs.

Orthopaedics - At County we also offer input to elective orthopaedics supporting complex discharges.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

Person Specification



  • Degree/Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • Registered with HCPC


  • CPD relevant to speciality area

Knowledge, Skills, Training and Experience


  • Minimum of 18 months post graduate experience as an Occupational Therapist
  • Experience of audits
  • Experience of supporting/supervising staff


  • Experience gained within an acute NHS setting
  • Experience of relevant speciality area
  • Trained clinical educator

Personal Qualities


  • Positive mindset in respect of supporting organisational change
  • Acts to support and enable effective teamwork
  • Delivers work of a consistent and predictable high quality

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


County Hospital

Weston Road


ST16 3SA

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