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Senior Occupational Therapist

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Occupational Therapy
NHS AfC: Band 6
Fixed Term for 36 Months
37.5 hours per week
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£26,565 - £35,577
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Due to one of our band 6 Occupational Therapist’s successfully applying to study for a PhD we have a static band 6 post within the Medicine and Oncology Team. The post is 37.5 hours and for a period of 3 years on a Fixed term/Secondment contract.


As a team we cover a variety of wards including oncology, haematology, renal, palliative care and respiratory.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in this clinical area as well as a broad range of experience at band 6 or band 5 levels. The post holder will be required to provide support for band 5 OT’s, band 4 and 3 colleagues within the team and act as a clinical educator to students. A flexible approach, excellent team working, organisational and time management skills are all essential to this post.

We are looking for individuals with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to facilitate working in close partnership with MDT colleagues to provide an effective OT service to our patients to support the Trusts objectives.

You will also need to be enthusiastic, be forward thinking and have a problem solving approach to patient management. The successful candidate will be expected to work alongside Band 7 OT’s in maintaining a high standard of clinical assessment and treatment

You will be provided with supervision by your team leader and support in transition to a band 6 role if needed.

We have received praise from Health Education England East Midlands regarding the quality of our learning environment. NUH is one of the largest teaching NHS Trusts and delivers several regional specialist services including The Major Trauma Centre and Neurosurgery. NUH aims to provide quality services and promotes better care and treatment for service users to improve the health and well-being of Nottinghamshire residents.

NUH supports 7 day working and you will be required to work flexibly across seven days and across campuses as required to meet the needs of Therapy Services.

All new employees starting work at NUH will be subject to a DBS check and liable for the cost.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information please contact Sarah Cowlishaw, Occupational Therapy Team Leader on 0115 9691169 ext: 50015 or email sarah.cowlishaw@nuh.nhs.uk.

If you have problems applying, contact

0115 9691169 ext 76454