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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/06/2022.

Band 6 Occupational Therapist (Leicestershire East)

Job Reference: 313-A-22-119651-CS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Community Integrated Neurology and Stroke Service
Leicestershire East
£32306 - £39027 pa pro rata

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.

Are you flexible, enthusiastic and committed to providing excellent patient care? If so we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are looking for Band 6 Occupational Therapists to join the Community Integrated Neurology and Stroke Service (CINSS).

CINSS was established in 2016 as part of the Better Care Together Initiative and strives to provide specialist integrated care to patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. The team continues to rapidly evolve and provides varied exciting opportunities to develop the service further, both clinically and organisationally. The successful candidate will join a specialist multi-disciplinary team comprising of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Dieticians, Neuropsychologist, Rehabilitation Consultant and Generic Rehabilitation Technical Instructors.

The team provides specialist neuro-rehabilitation in Community and Outpatient settings to people with a wide range of neurological conditions and stroke.

This post requires a dedicated autonomous Occupational Therapist with sound clinical experience in Neurology and/or Stroke rehabilitation. Previous Community experience would also be advantageous. The successful candidate will be supported in managing a complex caseload in a busy, developing environment . Excellent organisational, communication and team working skills are required for this position, along with the ability to support and train other members of the CINSS team. The service provides regular opportunities for both formal and informal training and role development. There are also rotations within the service into the Discharge to Assess and 3 day response teams.

If you are enthusiastic and self-motivated we look forward to hearing from you. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team and participate in the development and delivery of an evolving healthcare provision across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

You will work 37.5hrs per week (the service will also consider applications for part time working hours). If you are short-listed you will be invited to undertake an Assessment/ Interview15th June 2022.

Please note, this is a community post therefore driving and access to a vehicle for work purposes with business class insurance is essential.

The CINSS team hub is at Braunstone Health and Social Care Centre, with spoke bases in Loughborough Hospital, Hinckley and Bosworth Community Hospital, St Luke's Treatment Centre (Market Harborough) and Melton Mowbray Hospital.

This position is for Leicestershire East (Melton Mowbray Hospital / St Luke's Treatment Centre). We also have vacancies in Leicester based at Braunstone Health and Social Care Centre: 313-A-22-119657 and our3 day response and Discharge to Assess team: 313-A-22-119778.

If you are interested in other vacancies, please only complete one application and make it clear on your application that you are also interested in the other vacancy.

Agile Working

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. To this aim the Trust has adopted an Agile working methodology as outlined within the Trust Agile working Policy.

The post advertised falls under the Trust’s Agile working methodology, so if successful you will be appointed as an Agile Worker, and will need to work to the Trusts Agile working policy. Talk to the recruiting manager about what this means in practice for you.

For more information please contact Mary Carlin (Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist) 07876445333,

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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