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Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 841-19-146-HR

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Cirencester Hospital - Therapy Team - Inpatients
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed on Tuesday 1st October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.


Band: 5

Salary: £24,214-£30,112 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Inpatients, Cirencester Hospital GL7 1UY

Contract: Permanent

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 Occupational Therapist to join our friendly multidisciplinary team based at Cirencester Hospital.

As one of the Band 5 OTs, you will play a vital role in the MDT based at Cirencester Hospital and will be supervised and supported by a Band 6 OT. The Hospital team works closely with the Integrated Care teams based to support a seamless pathway of care for patients. Gloucestershire Care Services utilises the Canadian Model of Occupational Performance to guide interventions so knowledge of this would be advantageous.

Your role will involve managing a full clinical caseload, providing timely assessment, intervention and supporting discharge from hospital. On occasions it may be necessary for you to follow up patients as part of their discharge plan however the majority of your work would be ward based.

HCPC registration and ability to travel within the county is essential.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact:

Hannah MacMaster, Occupational Therapist on Tel: 0300 421 6341 or

Email: Hannah.Mc

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check with an Adult Barring List check. Successful candidates are expected to undertake a DBS check at their own cost and sign up to the DBS update service.

Shortlisting Date: Monday 23rd September 2019

Interview Date: W/C 30th September 2019

Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Applicants should note that all appointments to Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) 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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