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Community Occupational Therapist

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to work within our established, Core Therapy team in the Derby City area.

The Core Therapy service provides timely and appropriate care to our patients within our local community.

Our Derby City Community Care Services are a multi-disciplinary team, providing person-centred holistic care to patients with a wide variety of health conditions.

As a Band 6 clinician you are required to hold a clinical caseload, along with line management and support for junior staff.

Part-time hours are available.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work alongside therapists, nurses and admin staff to ensure all referrals into the Community Care Service are clinically triaged and an appropriate and timely response provided.

The post will involve patient-facing visits in the community and responsibility of your own caseload of patients.

The post will involve supporting junior staff and assistants and line management responsibilities for them, ensuring high standards of evidence-based clinical care,

If you are passionate about providing high quality, therapeutic care to your patients, can lead by example, are able to prioritise, deliver great quality patient care and are a great communicator then we want to hear from you.

About us

Our purpose is to provide community health services to a patient population of over one million people in Derbyshire and Derby, as part of Joined Up Care Derbyshire.

We employ around 4,200 substantive staff, caring for patients in 11 community hospitals and more than 30 health centres, as well as in clinics, GP practices, schools, care homes and, increasingly, in people's own homes and via virtual consultations.

During the pandemic response we have led the implementation of public vaccination centres in collaboration with partners across health and social care.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please review the Job Description and Person Specification. To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB - this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account

Person Specification



  • Degree/Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registration


  • Leadership qualifications / courses

Skills & Experience


  • Experience working within a community multi-disciplinary team
  • Knowledge of a person-centred care approach
  • Broad experience at band 5 or band 6 level


  • Service improvement
  • Leading a team
  • Experience of supervising others



  • Ability to travel across locality for work purposes

Employer details

Employer name

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHSFT


Village Community Medical Centre

Browning Street


DE23 8AL

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