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Occupational Therapist Assessor - Homefirst North

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced AHP to join the Homefirst team in North. This position is open to Occupational Therapists who have experience of working in the community and wish to develop thier assessment, care planning and reablement skills whilst being part of a dynamic, progressive, integrated multiagency, multidisciplinary team.

The Homefirst team is part of the integrated community team in the North comprising of registered and non-registered nursing, therapy and administrative staff working collaboratively with partner organisations to support the intermediate care needs of our local population.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for assessment, planning and implementation of care and assist in the interpretation of information relevant to the patient's condition/progress, identify problems and needs of patient and set realistic goals.

You will need to have excellent organisational skills combined with a wide knowledge base and experience of working in older person's services.

We will offer a supportive working environment in which to develop your clinical and interpersonal skills, a structured in-service training programme appraisal and supervision system.CPD is actively supported through regular supervision and staff training

The team are based at Carew House, Bodmin but we cover the geographical area of north Cornwall, from the Devon border down the north coast to Wadebridge through Bodmin and Lostwithiel to Fowey, Par and St Blazey on the south coast so a UK driving license and access to a vehicle for work use is essential.

This is a part time post, days are planned over a 7 day rota, so this post does involve regular weekend working and the successful candidate must be flexible with their working days. We cover the hours of 8-8.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health.We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases.Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Approximately 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon.As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification



  • Degree or diploma in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy ,Nursing
  • HCPC registered, NMC Registered
  • Evidence of appropriate postgraduate courses and CPD to support practice, to degree equivalent level
  • Substantial post registration clinical experience in a similar role


  • Teaching, Assessing, coaching and mentoring skills to facilitate an effective learning environment for staff and students



  • Excellent clinical skills
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills that will enable to post holder to work effectively across boundaries and in a variety of settings.
  • Clear understanding of clinical effectiveness and the need to provide evidence based care

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Home First North, Carew House

Dunmere Road


PL27 7QN

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