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Band 6 OT/ Band 5 Developmental OT

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 Per annum, inclusive of HCA
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 6 Specialist Occupational Therapist/ Band 5 Developmental OT (Dependingon the experience)Barnet Planned CareCentral London Community Healthcare NHS Trust (CLCH) - North DivisionAre you a Band 6 Occupational Therapist or a Band 5 Occupational Therapist withsome experience, looking in to developing/ progressing into a Band 6 OT role? Ifthe answer is yes, we would love to hear from you!Barnet Planned Care provides more integrated care and rehabilitation in thecommunity. As a Multidisciplinary team of Occupational Therapists,Physiotherapists, Community Nurses, Rehab Support Workers, TechnicalInstructors, Case Managers and Pathway Support Workers we providerehabilitation to adults over 18 years of age, helping them to regain independencefollowing an illness or injury including falls and stroke. We also aim to preventany avoidable attendance to A& E, admissions to hospital, manage long termconditions and promote health and wellbeing.Barnet Planned Care provides integrated falls and intermediate care serviceswhich includes clinic-based specialist falls assessments, functional assessments,environmental assessments, and rehabilitation at home for patients, their families,and carers to regain independence in their activities of daily living for up to 6weeks.

Main duties of the job

It is essential that you have current HCPC registration as an OccupationalTherapist. If you are applying for a Band 5 developmental OT, you should have some post qualification experience of working with people with physical disability and for Band 6 applicants you should have significant experience in working with people with physical disability, experience of working in multi-professional teams and across a range of different agencies in the community and should be able to demonstrate clear understanding of specialist assessments and treatment skills,person cantered goal setting, and falls management.As a B6 or a Band 5 Occupational Therapist you will also be responsible forproviding supervision, support and education to other junior therapists andrehabilitation support workers. You will have the opportunity to provide clinical practice education opportunities to students on placements. There would be the chance to be involved in service development opportunities and audits.

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here:

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To undertake specialised uni-professional and multi-professional assessments. To develop and implement treatment plans for clients referred to the Barnet Intermediate Care Service including Falls and Early Stoke Discharge Service. These clients may present with a variety of complex multi-pathologies within specialist areas, including neurological conditions.
  • To participate in the Single Assessment Process when appropriate, performing overview assessments and complex specialist assessments as appropriate. To communicate relevant medical information, assessment details, advice and recommendations across agencies and with clients in compliance with trust guidelines for sharing of information and informed consent. These agencies include General Practitioners, Social Services, healthcare professionals, voluntary agencies, and residential homes.
  • To be responsible for gaining valid, informed consent for assessment, treatment interventions and sharing of information in compliance with legal and professional guidelines. To be able to interpret and follow these guidelines in circumstances where clients do not have capacity to provide informed consent.
  • To have working knowledge of clinical guidelines specific to the area you are working in and, with the guidance of your supervisor, to translate these guidelines into clinical practice.

Please refer to Job description and personal Specification for outline of skills, knowledge and experience required.

Person Specification



  • o1.1 Diploma/degree in Occupational Therapy
  • o1.2 Current HPC registration
  • o1.3 Evidence of up-to-date CPD portfolio
  • o1.4 Involvement in Appraisal Scheme
  • o1.5 Attendance at specialist short courses or equivalent CPD activities within the specialist areas of Adult Rehabilitation, Neurology, Older People Rehabilitation


  • o1.6 Post graduate degree in relevant area
  • o1.7 Member of a Special Interest Group relevant to this post
  • o1.8 Member of BAOT

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


East Barnet Health Centre



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