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Specialist Practitioner OT

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
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If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join us in the stroke Service offered in Scarborough and Ryedale within rural North Yorkshire.

We are accepting applications from Band 6 established Occupational Therapists in the Stroke specialty or experienced band 5 in Stroke services who can demonstrate meeting the vacancy criteria. We offer staff benefits which includes generous annual leave entitlement and flexible working options to enable you to achieve a healthy work life balance.The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of Humber wide Occupational Therapy staff group and the wider AHP network.All Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust Occupational Therapists are part of the wider Professional Network and access regular Community Services Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Group meetings. Training/personal and professional development is encouraged.

Main duties of the job

  • To support people who have experienced stroke and provide specialist treatment and care.
  • To delegate intervention to the appropriate staff members to enable evidence-based patient care, promote wellbeing and autonomy to manage their needs.
  • Provide occupational therapy advice to other disciplines and provide training and competency support to the wider team
  • To be accountable in own area of clinical responsibility, ensuring the delivery of evidence based clinical interventions and practice for a specialist caseload in a variety of settings
  • To follow the Occupational Therapy process / pathway with patients within standard operating procedures and contribute to care planning as a member of the multi-disciplinary team
  • To continue to demonstrate specialist clinical skills in practice and provide support, training, and advice regarding the delivery of care in partnership with patients, relatives, staff, managers, and externally with other agencies.

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire. Find out more on our website

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

We are proud to score above or equal to the average for all NHS People Promise theme areas demonstrating our commitment to improve the experience of working in the NHS for everyone. Wherever you work we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need to get you started.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.

We offer a unique range of benefits that go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.

From city to countryside, market towns to moors you'll find a place to call home including some of the most affordable places to live in the UK.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see job description and person Spec attached in the documentation section, for further information regarding role requirements

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledege


  • oCurrent HCPC professional registration
  • oProfessional knowledge acquired through degree or equivalent, plus short specialist courses, experience to post-graduate equivalent diploma level
  • oSpecialist understanding of relevant clinical practice, standards and protocols within identified clinical area.
  • Evidence of undertaking audits/surveys


  • oEvidence of continuing learning and CPD relevant to specialist area
  • oDeveloped to advanced/expert understanding of relevant clinical practice, standards and protocols within identified clinical area
  • Teaching qualification or equivalent presentation skills/training experience



  • oEvidence of sound post-registration professional practice
  • oExperience of case load management within specialist service area, some of which may be complex
  • oEvidence of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to the clinical area at a specialist level of care


  • oWorking knowledge of Trust policies and procedures.

Skills and Competencies


  • oEffective inter-personal skills and experience in supervising and fieldwork education/mentorship


  • oAbility to motivate staff to embrace change

Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


Prospect Road Hub

174 prospect Road


YO12 7LB

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