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Advanced Practitioner OT

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Other allied health
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
We are looking for an OT advanced practitioner to provide clinical leadership, for our OT workforce and treatment pathways and to provide senior clinical leadership in our multidisciplinary meetings .

The post holder will work closely with other senior staff to ensure effective caseload management and safe patient practice. The post holder will provide inspirational specialist OT leadership within the service, whilst also maintaining a level of professional input, to include specialist assessments.

They will aim to promote an effective ethos across the service, and participate in the review of clinical policies and guidelines relevant to the service and support and implement changes to practice where needed.

Main duties of the job

As a senior member of the locality team you will partake in the service development and improvement agenda with a particular focus on the strategic management of the OT workforce .

About us

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health and social care organisation dedicated to providing high-quality care with compassion to improve the health and wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting andempowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services, not only via inpatient and primary care settings, but also within the community. These services include children's, adult and older people's mental health, forensic and specialist mental health, learning disabilities, primary care and liaison psychiatry, substance misuse, social care, research and development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high-calibre candidates who share our vision and values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including people with long term conditions and members of our ethnic minority and LGBTQ+ communities.

Regrettably, we cannot offer sponsorship for all our job roles. If you apply for a role that we cannot offer sponsorship for, unfortunately, your application form will be rejected from the process.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities

To provide clinical leadership to the OT pathway within the service. Including oversight of OT functional assessment, sensory integration, reablement and vocational pathway.

To offer OT training and development to OT workforce, students and the wider team.

To manage a small caseload of clients with OT needs and undertake case management/lead professional as needed.

To work in partnership with other agencies to gain the best person-centred outcome for the individual.

To participate in all clinical, business and service meetings as appropriate, to contribute to effective team functioning, service delivery and development.

To lead in recruitment and selection process of the OT workforce.

To develop and participate in the delivery of a clinical supervision structure for team members.

To take a lead on audits within the team to include helping to inform OT strategic development.

Person Specification



  • oProfessional qualifications in OT and on AHP register


  • oLeadership Qualification



  • oExtensive experience of working alongside people with complex mental health problems


  • oExperience of leading staff or teams in practice improvement.

Skills and Abilities


  • oAdvanced skills in OT assessment, planning and therapeutic intervention.


  • oExperience in audits

Knowledge and Understanding


  • oAdvanced specialist knowledge of assessment, intervention and practice models relevant to the client group and OT

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust


Union House

37 Union Lane



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