Occupational Therapist

Posted 18 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Rotational Occupational Therapist - Band 5

Permanent Post - Full Time (37.5 hours per week in a 7 day service)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Band 5 Occupational Therapy rotations at Liverpool University Hospital’s NHS Foundation Trust.

Based across Aintree, The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen sites in the City of Liverpool, employees at Liverpool University Hospitals are ideally located to benefit from the vibrant and fast paced social aspects of the city with its famous warm welcomes and unique attractions, exciting events, world class sport and excellent, broad musical heritage. The Trust has accommodation to offer and all sites are located only a short distance from the city centre with excellent transport links.

The trust hosts the Major Trauma Centre for Cheshire, Merseyside and the Isle of Man and across the 3 sites offers rotations in Major Trauma, Trauma Orthopaedics, Elective Orthopaedics, First Response, A&E, Frailty, Medicine / Surgery, Aintree to Home, Stroke, Elderly Acute, Gerontology, Acute Neuro, Acute Intervention, MSK outpatients, Rehab, Early Supported Discharge (ESD) team and Aintree at Home. The available rotations will allow you to consolidate your knowledge and skills across a broad range of clinical areas and locations in a forward thinking, supportive and dynamic environment, alongside other skilled Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Dietitians, Speech and Language Therapists, Assistant Practitioners and Generic Therapy Assistants.

The Band 5 Occupational Therapists work as part of the wider Integrated Multi-Therapies Service which provides the opportunity to be involved in service development and leadership within a wider therapy team. As a teaching hospital there is a strong commitment to continuing professional development supported by the Trust’s appraisal system. You will bring the drive to develop yourself, your colleagues and your service in this post. Newly qualified Therapists will also benefit from undertaking the Trusts’ Preceptorship Training Programme which covers skills across both Nursing and AHP’s.

This 12 month Preceptorship Programme is an innovative programme, led by a multi-professional team of educators with a proven ability to be able to coach and mentor. Utilising your Preceptorship portfolio and by attending the programme, you can enhance your clinical expertise, master complex concepts, sharpen your critical thinking ability, promote career advancements and develop your leadership potential. In addition, your programme will provide you with further skills including quality improvement, resilience and mindfulness.

There will be a requirement to work across a 7 day service within the rotations, across various sites.

Interviews will take place Week commencing 5th October 2020.

For more information about the knowledge and skills required of you in this post, please see the attached personal specification.

For further details / informal visits contact: Alex Spearritt, Deputy Clinical Business Manager & Workforce Lead –Therapies, via email: Alexandra.spearritt@liverpoolft.nhs.uk or on

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAlex SpearrittJob titleDeputy Clinical Business Manager & Workforce Lead –Therapies,Email addressAlexandra.spearritt@liverpoolft.nhs.ukTelephone number

Reference: 40917085

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