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Band 6 - Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 313-A-22-119580-RO

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
£32,306 - £39,027 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 the Passion, Drive and Ability to deliver high quality compassionate care?

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join us as a permanent, full-time member within our friendly and integrated Therapy team in the city medical step down/rehab wards.

The successful candidate will work as a part of the team to assist in delivering safe, effective, quality treatments including the assessment and rehabilitation of patients within inpatients community hospital setting at Evington centre (City inpatient medical step down and rehab beds). You will work alongside physiotherapists and other MDT members carrying out comprehensive functional assessments and interventions to progress the patients towards their discharge.

This post requires a level of personal responsibility and we are looking for someone highly motivated and proactive with the ability to prioritise their own workload, use their initiative and the ability to work on their own and as part of a team. You will demonstrate excellent communication, clinical and leadership skills and be able to adapt to a changing and pressurised environment.

Our teams are well established and enthusiastic about delivering a high-quality assessment and treatment. We have a formal in-service training programme to facilitate your professional development and you will be fully supported by senior staff and clinical specialists. You will also actively participate in regular supervision and appraisal review.

We recognise the need to develop modern working practices to enable employees to maximise their performance and productivity whilst maintaining a good work life balance.

Deena Chavda and Sam Shetty (Band 7 Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Team Leads)

For further details, please contact

Sam Shetty

Tel: 01162257983


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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