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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/04/2021.

Band 5 Inpatient Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 313-A-21-92903-CS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

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 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative and dynamic Occupational Therapist to join our dedicated team working with COVID positive patients. You will demonstrate excellent communication and time management skills working within a large ward based multidisciplinary team carrying out functional assessments and interventions to facilitate safe and effective discharge planning for our two inpatient wards at Hinckley and Bosworth Community Hospital.

Our staff and patient safety is of paramount importance to us and all staff receive appropriate infection prevention control training and are provided with the required PPE as per national guidelines.

You will join the MDT including Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Nurses, Social Workers, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Generic Workers all supporting patients to return home having undertaken a short period of medical optimisation and re-ablement.

You will gain experience in the care and treatment of the older person (i.e. falls, medicine, neurology and orthopaedics) and those with complex needs.

We are a forward thinking pro-active team that is committed to the provision of evidence-based practice and personal and professional development.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a newly qualified Occupational Therapist. You will receive regular supervision, appraisal and be encouraged to be involved in service development, audit and research, and take advantage of the Preceptorship Programme LPT offer.

If you are unsure as to whether working in a COVID environment is suitable for you please contact us via the details below to discuss your individual circumstances.

We look forward to reading your application

For further details contact:

Suzanna Birkin, OT Team Lead, Hinckley & Bosworth Community Hospital

Tel: 01455 441098 / email:


We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end 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, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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