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Band 7 Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 313-A-22-119250-SF

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Leicester City
40,057 - 45,839

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 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Do you have experience and are you passionate about working an Occupational Therapist within the specialist field of Stroke, Neurology?

Do you have experience and enjoy working in Community Services in patients own home, community settings and clinics?

Do you have excellent leadership skills?

Are you passionate about service transformation?

If yes, read on this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

We have a new exciting opportunity for a flexible, enthusiastic and committed Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist to work in the Community Integrated Neurology and Stroke Service (CINSS) which is integral to Community Health Services. The CINSS model of care involves transformation and partnership working across organisational and multi professional boundaries.

The successful candidates will join a specialist multi-professional team comprising of Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics, Clinical Psychologist (Neuropsychology) and Generic Rehabilitation Technical Instructors working closely with Speech and Language Therapy services along with, Stroke and Neurology Rehabilitation Consultants. The team provides patient centred, goal directed specialist neuro- rehabilitation in community and outpatient settings including the offer of hydrotherapy services.

This post requires a dedicated Occupational Therapist who can lead the professional and clinical agenda for Occupational Therapy within the specialist service, working closely with the Clinical Specialist Physiotherapists, Clinical Therapy Operational Leads, Clinical Team Leads and Clinical Service Manager.

You will need specialist clinical skills and experience working in the field of Neurology and/or Stroke and experience and working within the community setting would be desirable. Excellent organisational, communication and team working skills are required along with the ability to support and train staff. Developing clinical guidelines, pathways and processes will also be integral to this role.

If you are enthusiastic, self-motivated and dynamic with excellent clinical, professional skills and experience we look forward to hearing from you. This is a great opportunity to join a new and dynamic team delivering specialist rehabilitation across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

The team's hub is at Braunstone Health and Social Care Centre (BHSCC), along with spoke bases across Leicester City, Leicestershire and Rutland. The base for this role will be the BHSCC you will work 22.5 hours per week.

If you are short-listed you will be invited to undertake an interview on the 7th June 2022.

For more information, please contact Katie Roland, Clinical Team Lead, Community Integrated Neurology and Stroke Service (CINSS) by email or Debbie Parmar, Clinical Team Lead, Community Integrated Neurology and Stroke Service (CINSS)

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

For rostered areas, 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 new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed 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.

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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