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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/06/2022.

Band 7 Stroke Clinical Specialist Team Lead Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 313-A-22-119456-CS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Snibston Stroke Unit
£40,057 to £45,839 pa

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 stroke experience and are you passionate about working as an Occupational Therapy Clinical Specialist on a dynamic stroke unit?

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 an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed Clinical Specialist Team Lead Occupational Therapist with stroke/neuro experience, to work for the stroke services provided on Snibston Stroke Unit at Coalville Community Hospital. This is a 15 bedded in-patient service delivering specialist stroke care and therapy to patients requiring rehabilitation. We work in partnership with our community colleagues in ESDS (Early Supported Discharge Service) and CINSS (Community Integrated Neuro Stroke Service) to enable patients to access therapy across the stroke pathway.

The successful candidate will require skills in providing stroke therapy, gained from experience in either a hospital or neurology / stroke community setting. This post requires a dedicated Occupational Therapist who can manage their time effectively between clinical and managerial responsibilities.

You will play a vital role in providing patient centred, goal directed rehabilitation, which follows evidenced based practice, working closely with the team of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and T.I’s and wider MDT including the Stroke Specialist Consultant, Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Matron, Ward Sister, nurses, HCA’s, Speech Therapists and Dietician. You will also work closely with the Band 7 Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist to further develop the service.

LPT offer a comprehensive mandatory training programme and the successful candidate will also be supported to undertake regular clinical supervision, participate in CPD activities and develop any specific areas of interest.

This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team delivering specialist stroke rehabilitation.

For more information please contact Fay Lem, Clinical Specialist Team Lead Physiotherapist, Coalville Stroke Unit by email at

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.

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