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Band 5 Occupational Therapist

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
Groby Road
£27,055 to £32,934 a year
Closing date
1 Apr 2023
Are you an Occupational Therapist who is passionate about supporting patients with eating disorders? Do you want to work with a dedicated team that strives for excellence and aims to support your life style?

The Day Services team within the Leicestershire Adult Eating Disorder Service delivers treatment to patients with anorexia nervosa whilst an inpatient as well as a step down service, for a short period of time, upon leaving hospital.

Main duties of the job

The main duties of this role may include, but are not limited to; supporting the planning of and facilitating a range of group activities, completing OT assessments and providing input towards patient recovery from their eating disorder through therapeutic psychological input.

What can we offer
  • Flexible working opportunities in aims of supporting your lifestyle
  • Full access to our online learning platform
  • Professional development and training opportunities

About us

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Here at LPT, our values are Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Trust, which we keep at the heart of everything we do.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the attached document titled Information for Applicants.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or varied working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

For all substantive roles, new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6-month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants at risk within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.

Job description Job responsibilities

If you like what you've read and would like more information on the duties and responsibilities of this role, please click onto the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy or Final Year Student about to qualify
  • Registration with the Health Care Professionals Council or pending qualification
Experience Desirable
  • Previous experience of working with the patient group.

Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
UK Registration
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details Employer name
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

The Bennion Centre

Groby Road



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