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Occupational Therapist - Rotational

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHSFT
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a fabulous opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join a well-established, Band 5 rotation in Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire!

This rotation offers the opportunity to experience a variety of clinical settings within DCHS including Integrated Community Teams, Learning Disabilities , Neurological Out patients, Older Peoples Mental Health Wards, Acute Inpatient Wards, Adult Social Care and Community Hospital wards.

The successful candidates must be highly motivated with excellent communication skills, have the ability to work on their own initiative, but also be an effective team worker.

You will be expected to work flexibly and this may include working weekends/bank holidays on a rotational basis.

You will be expected to travel regularly throughout the locality of the team and therefore access to transport is essential.

Main duties of the job

As a key person in the directorate you will act as a role model, be inspirational, dynamic and a courageous individual.As a clinical employee it will be your responsibility to ensure that your behaviour and values reflect those set out in the DCHS Way.

You will be passionate about our business, creating a culture of continuous improvement, where patient welfare is at the heart of all you do.The opportunity to develop advanced skills across a wide variety of different settings, the right candidate can expect to be supported and coached throughout each rotation, newly qualified practitioners are welcome to apply for this post. DCHS provides a preceptorship programme for newly-qualifiedstaff and is committed to investing in both clinical and leadership development of its staff through a robust process of regular appraisal and supervision.

This is available to all grades and within all specialties.

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 see attached 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



  • HCPC registered
  • Degree in Occupational Therapy



  • Varied clinical experience


  • Ward and/or community experience

Employer details

Employer name

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHSFT


Various across Chesterfield and NED


S40 3HW

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