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Occupational Therapist Band 5 - Nationwide

Occupational Therapist Band 5 - Nationwide

Posted 7 May by Gray Healthcare

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm and energy who wants to make a difference to people’s lives. We are a highly skilled clinical team who would welcome applications from a creative, innovative and highly motivated Occupational Therapist. This is a Nationwide position, therefore we are flexible on your location, however, there will be travel and some overnight stays involved.

Would you like to be part of a dedicated clinical team committed to enabling those people that we support enjoy a better future within their own home environment? Would you like to do a job that makes a difference every day? Would you like to be part of an organisation whose ethos is underpinned by Positive Behaviour Support and Co-Production? You will need to have excellent communication skills and be able to exercise clinical judgement in respect of assessing function and prescribing clinically robust intervention. Robust Care Planning and Risk Assessment skills are a must. In addition, you will need to be committed to the values and principles of recovery, and be able to help deliver a safe, timely, caring and responsive service.

Occupational Therapist (Band 5) Responsibilities:

You will be an ambassador for Gray Healthcare Provide clinical advice, guidance and support. Work within a team that promotes positive risk taking. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate clinical care plans and risk assessments. Coach and guide support staff to provide robust and evidence-based intervention with an emphasis on skill building Work collaboratively with key stakeholders, the individuals we support and their families. Promote Co-Production initiatives Work with individuals and their families.

Occupational Therapist (Band 5) Requirements:


  • Experience of supporting people with complex needs (typically at least 6 months post qualifying experience).
  • BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy.
  • HCPC Registered Occupational Therapist.
  • Experienced In supporting people with Mental Health issues, Learning Disabilities and Complex Needs.
  • Demonstratable understanding of Recovery Principles.
  • Demonstratable understanding of evidence-based practice.
  • Ability to work as part of a Multi-disciplinary team.
  • Driving license and access to a vehicle with business insurance.
  • Ability to undertake national travel where required.


  • Experience supporting people in a range of settings, including in acute inpatient, secure and community environments...
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Understanding of the Positive Behaviour Support Model.

About Gray Healthcare:

Here at Gray Healthcare we believe that no person should remain in an acute or long stay hospital environment for a day longer than is necessary. We are a company whose values and ethos are underpinned by Positive Behaviour Support and Co-Production. We work with and provide support to individuals within their own home environments only. Each person we support has their own tenancy and "front door" We work beyond "A label" and actively involve the individual and their families in all aspects of their support and recovery.

We are proud of and embrace our values, namely:

We are unique

We are innovative

We are honest and transparent

We collaborate

We are inspiring

Covid-19 isn’t stopping us from recruiting, we’re using video and tele-Healthcare to support people and keep us connected. We’re using these same tools to recruit people too! By submitting your application online you will be giving your consent for Gray Healthcare to process your personal and sensitive personal data. Your personal information will be retained only for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which the information was collected, or as required by law.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will only respond to candidates who have been shortlisted for interview. If you would like more information contact our Recruitment Team and we will be happy to discuss how we can support you through the recruitment process.

Location: Nationwide

Type: Full time, Permanent

Salary: £27,000 plus Car Allowance

Hours: 37.5 Hours Per Week

You may have experience of the following: Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Therapy, Physiotherapy, Nurse, Registered Nurse, General Nurse, Disability, Complex Needs, Learning Disabilities, Charity, Third Sector, Not for Profit, NFP, etc.

Ref: 98339

Reference: 42467171

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