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Specialist Occupational Therapist Integrated Community Stroke Service

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum / Pro Rata
Closing date
25 Jul 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
As part of the Integrated Community Stroke Service you will be required to participate in the delivery of Occupational Therapy as part of the integrated community stroke service team, across 7 days on a rotational basis providing specialist assessments and associated care for patients across a defined geographical area. There may be need to provide countywide cover on occasion.

The role is based at Liskeard Hospital.

Proposed interview date: 31st July 2024

Main duties of the job

Service Aims
  • Support safe discharges from hospital and provide a high standard rehabilitation service to patients referred to the Integrated Community Stroke Service
  • Provide specialist assessment, effective treatment, and individualised goal setting of patients in their own home/ place of residence, to promote recovery post stroke.
  • Early identification and management of stroke related complications.
  • Reduce readmissions due to complications post stroke.
  • Provide education and support to formal and informal carers.
  • Promote the development of self management skills following stroke.
  • Provide advice and signposting to appropriate services

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.

Please note w e are not accepting any communication from Recruitment Agencies at the current time. Please refrain from Sending the Trust CVs as this does not count as an introduction.

Person Specification



  • Experience of working with multi-disciplinary and multi-agency teams, with an understanding of team roles and professional roles.
  • Experience of evaluating service delivery and monitoring effectiveness and outcomes of intervention, and of undertaking clinical audit and research


  • Experience of working in the NHS in the following clinical areas: stroke, eldercare, neurology

Education/ Qualifications


  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • Current professional registration with the HCPC
  • Evidence of own professional development and additional specialist training in relevant area to post-graduate diploma level
  • Evidence of attending and using specialist knowledge gained from post-graduate study and courses to support practice.


  • EFieldwork educator / Clinical placement supervisor /Experience as a clinical educator of OT students
  • Membership of the Royal College of Occupational Therapy (RCOT)
  • Membership of RCOT Specialist Section - Neurological Practice



  • Ability to act as an autonomous practitioner to deal with complex clinical issues
  • Specialist level assessment skills
  • Completion of stroke competencies or willingness to undertake


  • The ability to deliver training both within and external to the trust/establishment

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Liskeard Hospital

Clemo Road


PL14 3XD

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