Tell us whether you accept cookies

We use cookies to collect information about how you use the NHS Jobs website. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible.

Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/05/2021.

Band 6 Occupational Therapist - Leicestershire East

Job Reference: 313-A-21-93934-CS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Community Integrated Neurology and Stroke Service
Leicestershire East - Melton Mowbray
£31,365 - £37,890 pa

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.

Are you flexible, enthusiastic and committed to providing excellent patient care? If so we have an exciting opportunity for you! Due to additional funding we are looking to develop the service and have opportunities for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join the Community Integrated Neurology and Stroke Service (CINSS).

CINSS was established in 2016 as part of the Better Care Together Initiative and strives to provide specialist integrated care to patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. The team continues to rapidly evolve and provides varied exciting opportunities to develop the service further, both clinically and organisationally. The successful candidate will join a specialist multi-disciplinary team comprising of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Dieticians, Neuropsychologist, Rehabilitation Consultant and Generic Rehabilitation Technical Instructors.

The team provides specialist neuro-rehabilitation in Community and Outpatient settings to people with a wide range of neurological conditions and stroke.

This post requires a dedicated autonomous Occupational Therapist with sound clinical experience in Neurology and Stroke rehabilitation. Previous Community experience would also be advantageous. The successful candidate will be required to manage a complex case-load in a busy, developing environment. Excellent organisational, communication and team working skills are required for this position, along with the ability to support and train other members of the CINSS team.

If you are enthusiastic and self-motivated we look forward to hearing from you. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team and participate in the development and delivery of healthcare provision across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

You’ll be working 37.5hrs per week (the service will also consider applications for part time working hours).

Please note, this is a community post therefore driving and access to a vehicle for work purposes with business class insurance is essential.

The CINSS team hub is at Braunstone Health and Social Care Centre, with spoke bases at Loughborough Hospital, Hinckley and Bosworth Community Hospital, St Luke’s Treatment Centre and Melton Mowbray Hospital.

This position is for Leicestershire East based at Melton Mowbray Hospital. We also currently have a vacancy for a Band 6 OT rotational post between CINSS and St Luke's inpatient stroke team at St Luke's Hospital, based in Market Harborough.

For more information please contact Hannah Bowden (Clinical OT Lead) 07880155014,

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.

Twitter @lptjobs /

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.

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Employer Recognition Scheme Gold
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo
  • Stonewall Top 100 Employer 2016