Occupational Therapist - Band 7

Band 7

Main area
Core Clinical Services
Band 7
22.5 hours per week
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Southmead Hospital
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum pro rata
26/02/2018 23:59

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Occupational Therapist, NHS, Bristol, to £41,787 pro rata + excellent NHS benefits

An Occupational Therapist is required by one of the UK’s largest NHS Hospital Trusts. Based at Southmead Hospital with a basic salary of up to £41,787 pro rata + excellent NHS benefits, you will be responsible for leading the occupational therapy team within neuropsychiatry. This is a specialist regional service provided at the Rosa Burden Centre which has all required therapy facilities and enjoys close multi-disciplinary team working.

WHY APPLY? This Occupational Therapist position is a fantastic opportunity to take on a role with:

  • An interesting and challenging caseload of adults with complex needs, encompassing Functional Neurological Disorders, Sleep Disorders and neuropsychiatric presentations of neurological conditions.
  • Service provision to inpatients and outpatients, with assessment clinics, group and individual interventions.
  • Scope for further service development within profession and as part of the multi-disciplinary team.

And not to mention the opportunity to further develop your professional career path within one of the UK's largest NHS Trusts (£550m turnover and 7000+ staff), all whilst working with fantastic bunch of colleagues and making the world a better place working for the NHS.

THE ROLE: As an Occupational Therapist, your responsibilities will include:

  • Line management and supervision of a rotational Band 6 Occupational Therapist
  • Clinical leadership to the specialty, providing training and advice to other staff/students.
  • Leading service development projects within neuropsychiatry

YOU: The successful Occupational Therapist will have:

  • A Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • Post registration training and experience as an Occupational Therapist within neurosciences, preferably including neuropsychiatry. Mental health experience will also be advantageous.
  • Ability to lead and motivate others


Closing date: 28th February – Apply now! Or contact Anne Barraud on or on 0117 4147643 if you have further questions.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Anne Barraud 0117 4147643

Occupational Therapy Professional Advisor