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Band 6 Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 313-A-21-104468-KW

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Community Enhanced Rehab Team
£32,306 - £39,027

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.

The Occupational Therapy Service within Adult Metal Health Rehabilitation is expanding! We are looking for a forward thinking, enthusiastic and hard-working Occupational Therapist to join our team.

The role has been created to assist in the development of the new Community Rehabilitation Service which is part of the Mental Health Transformation Programme in Leicester. The post will both contribute to the expansion of this new project as well as enhance the Occupational Therapy input to the existing inpatient rehabilitation services

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist who is either looking to develop and specialise their skills within Mental Health or equally an experienced band 5 Occupational Therapist looking for an opportunity to enhance their expertise.

This Occupational Therapist position is 37.5 hours a week working Monday to Friday 8:30-16:30, with the ability to be flexible to meet patient and service needs.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team, actively engaging within and promoting the Trust’s leadership behaviours. You will need to demonstrate good communication, planning, organisational and delegation skills, be forward thinking and positive about change. A good level of IT skills is required with a working knowledge of the trusts single electronic patient record systems.

You will receive a full induction within the clinical area and be supported by the OT rehab pathway team with line management from the band 7 Occupational Therapist

If you need further information, please email or paul.cooke15@NHS.Net or 07771 837398.


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.

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