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Senior Occupational Therapist (band 6) - Hands and Rheumatology

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Weare seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our multidisciplinary team. You will work alongside therapy colleagues to provide a high quality specialist occupational therapy service to Hand Therapy and Rheumatology Outpatient Departments within the Hull University Teaching Hospitals Trust.

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic person to gain experience working as a senior occupational therapist in the Hand Therapy and Rheumatology service. The post would suit a band 5 occupational therapist who has completed their core rotations and feels ready for the challenge of a senior post and has an interest in the specialism Hands Therapy and Rheumatology.

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled Worker Visa sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. You can determine the likelihood ofobtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post by assessing your circumstances against criteria specified on the website

Main duties of the job

You will be involved in providing high quality Occupational and Hand Therapy to a diverse and interesting case mix. It is desirable to have a good knowledge of anatomy, physiology and awareness of long term health conditions. Possession of splinting skills would be advantageous, although training will be given.

Working an as active member of the multidisciplinary team you will develop expertise and advanced clinical skills in hand rehab, including splinting skills and managing long term health conditions. The service is continuing to develop and you would be expected to be an active participant in that development.

We are seeking people who can adapt to changing and challenging environment and work in an acute setting, demonstrating strong prioritisation, delegation and time management skills. You will need strong communication skills both written and verbal.

About us

The Humber Health Partnership is one of the largest acute and community Partnership arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Partnership has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Partnership and our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see job description specification for further details which are attached.

Current professional registration (HCPC) is required for this post

Person Specification



  • Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registration


  • Evidence of qualification/experience in specialist area
  • Member of Royal College of Occupational Therapists
  • Accredited student educator



  • Band 5 NHS experience


  • NHS Experience in specialist area

Personal attributes


  • Well-reasoned account of career intentions at Hull Teaching Hospitals (1000 words).


  • Full Drivers Licence valid for UK use.

Employer details

Employer name

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Hull Royal Infirmary

Anlaby Road



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