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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/04/2021.

Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 358-2970379-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Occupational Therapy - Musculoskeletal Outpatients
UHL Cross-site, Leicester
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.

Band 7 Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist

MSK Out-patients

37.5 hours per week / Mon – Fri (plus weekend and Bank Holiday roster)

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Occupational Therapist in in the musculoskeletal speciality, to join the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL) Therapy Services as a Clinical Specialist in the MSK Out-patients team, predominantly working in hand therapy.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and highly competent Occupational Therapist with a commitment to patient focused care who has significant previous experience in MSK Out-patients Occupational Therapy as well as good communication, organisational, supervision and teaching skills.

As the Band 7 Clinical Specialist you will work with an experienced Team of Occupational Therapists within the MSK Specialty. You would take an active part in staff development, supervision and teaching as well as maintaining a clinical caseload in the Msk outpatient department. You will be expected to liaise and work closely with in patient teams where required within the orthopaedic and hands burns and plastics Specialties

You will be expected to participate in service improvement, audit and continuing professional development. As a Clinical educator you will provide placements to Occupational Therapy students and take part in the education of other professions.

In return we can offer a dynamic and friendly working environment, support through regularly supervision and appraisal with the Therapy Clinical Team Leader. We have an established in-service training programme and opportunities for your continuing personal and professional development.

You will be expected to participate in the weekend and bank holiday rota working on the in-patient Orthopaedic wards.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Sue Haynes (Therapy Clinical Team Leader MSK Out-patients) – –0116 258 4073

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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