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Band 5 Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 313-A-21-98852-NS1

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
FYPC/LD
Location:
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
Salary:
£25,655 to £31,534

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.


Band 5 Occupational Therapist

0.72WTE 27hrs

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Occupational Therapist to join our established, motivated and forward thinking Occupational Therapy Service. A therapist is required to work within the Community Teams, providing proactive support to individuals with Learning Disabilities and additional health needs in line with the service’s care pathway working including ASD, PBS, Dementia, Physical Health, Epilepsy, Mental Health, Forensic and Eating and drinking.

This post will offer you the opportunity to work within a multidisciplinary team approach, in a variety of settings, providing specific healthcare interventions.

Effective communication and organisational skills are essential; the successful candidate will demonstrate confidence, self-awareness and an enthusiasm to work with this client group. Opportunities for personal and professional development exist through supervision, support, sharing of best practice and continuing professional development.

Post will work Monday to Friday: 8:15am to 4:15pm pro rota

Ability to drive is essential for community working

If you are interested, please email Kathryn.dixon@leicspart.nhs.uk or give me a call on 01162954539.




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

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information about applying and working for us are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

It is a statutory requirement for roles that involve work in care homes that staff are up to date with their Covid vaccination status to be able to work in that environment, unless the person has a valid medical exemption. Where a role requires this, they will need to demonstrate that they meet this requirement during the recruitment process.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

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

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

For all substantive roles the appointment of new staff (excluding medical staff) is subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

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.

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 over other candidates who apply for posts.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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