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Senior Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 833-SS-SP-763-21

(SP) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Community Neuro Rehab Service’
£32,306 to £39,027 per annum

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

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The Community Neurological Rehabilitation Service (CNRS) offers specialist multi-disciplinary rehabilitation to adults with neurological conditions in the community. The service provides assessment, treatment and offers support, education and advice to family, carers and other professionals. The service provides goal focused, time limited rehabilitation interventions.

We are looking to recruit a senior Occupational Therapist on a permanent, full time basis.

In the last couple of years, the service has experienced significant change due to a service redesign. This post will hold an opportunity to consolidate knowledge and experience working in neurological rehabilitation as well as leadership and implementation of a new pathway.


This post would be suitable for those wishing to enhance their specialist clinical knowledge and skills in the area of neurological rehabilitation as well as leadership into a new era for the team and service.

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist with significant experience in the assessment and delivery of interventions to people with long term complex neurological conditions.

Evidence of recent learning and development related to neurological rehabilitation is required.

Excellent communication skills, experience of MDT working and a commitment to service development and leadership are also required.

The multidisciplinary team comprises Occupational Therapists, Rehabilitation Nurses, Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Dietitians, Rehabilitation Assistants, Neuro-Psychologists and Consultants alongside administration support.

The service works alongside a range of social care, housing, education, leisure, voluntary services; as well as other health care providers.

All frontline health and care workers are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 by 1st April 2022. The first dose of the vaccine must be given by 3rd February 2022 in order to meet this deadline.

Applicants for front line roles will be required to provide evidence of vaccination as part of any pre-employment checks.


Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

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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