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

Bank Band 5 Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 358-2687767-CSI-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester General Hospital, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
dependant on experience

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

Bank Band 5 Occupational Therapist

Up to 37.5 hours / week

Mon – Fri (plus weekend and Bank Holiday)

The Therapy department at University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) employees around 400 staff and works with over 1 million residents of Leicestershire and Rutland and we are looking to consolidate our therapy staffing by offering bank work to experienced Occupational Therapists.

If you are you an Occupational Therapist with some time to spare we would love you to come and join UHL as part of the bank. There are weekday and weekend shifts available and these are all within supportive teams and will involve working alongside other therapy staff. There will be induction, training and supervision available in all the specialist areas and shifts can be tailored to your skills and experience. We have a range of different specialities and teams that can offer you the chance to gain further valuable experience and increase your skills.



For further details / informal visits contact:

Cathie Parkinson on 07929825440/ 0116 258 7775 or

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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