Occupational Therapist

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
4 Oct 2022

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Occupational Therapist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Band 5 Occupational Therapist - Working 5 days per week. Part-time hours would be considered.

Based at Corby Community hospital

This is an ideal opportunity for a newly qualified OT (or soon to be qualified) to gain extensive experience in the field of general and stroke inpatient physical health rehabilitation.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will have their own caseload, working as an autonomous practitioner and will be responsible for supervision and delegation to assistant therapy team members. May be required to carry the whole ward caseload in the absence of other occupational therapy colleagues and prioritise workload accordingly.

The post holder will be required to work closely with MDT colleagues and other services to ensure patients are discharged safely. This will involve extensive liaison with patients, family members and participation in family meetings.

Reporting to senior occupational therapists and ultimately to the Therapy Team Lead enabling them to deliver services effectively and efficiently to patients and service users.

The post holder will lead on all aspects of occupational therapy within their caseload with support from senior colleagues and deliver of high-quality therapeutic interventions that meets the needs of the patients. They will be involved in assessing, developing, planning, implementing and evaluating the interventions, participating in the supervision and appraisal process and in own professional development and that of team members.

About us

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools.We also provide health services to various prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

Job description Job responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.

Person Specification registration Essential
  • Uk OT registered (or soon to be)
Experience/interest Essential
  • Experience in rehabilitation

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