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Rotational occupational Therapist

Band 5

Main area
Occupational Therapy
Band 5
Fixed Term
37.5 hours per week
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George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
£30,401 to £37,267 pa
02/09/2019 23:59

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust opened in 1948 and provides a range of elective, non-elective, surgical, medical, women’s, children’s, diagnostic and therapeutic services to a population of more than 350,000 people.

The hub of the Trust is located on the outskirts of Nuneaton and its services cover a large footprint, including north Warwickshire, south west Leicestershire, and north Coventry. We also provide primary and community services across Coventry, Warwickshire and Leicestershire.

Our vision is "to EXCEL at patient care". If you think you've got what it takes, help us realise this and join #TeamEliot.


Rotational Occupational Therapist - Fixed Term 12 months

Band 5


About us

Here at George Eliot our vision to excel at patient care’ takes centre stage.  An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do.  Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:


Effective Open Communication

excellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence


The Role

We are looking for enthusiastic, hardworking, motivated Occupational Therapist with excellent clinical, communication, organisational and time management skills to join our rotational Band 5 therapists, which works across the acute setting, including:

  • Acute Medicine               
  • Hands/Trauma and Orthopaedics
  • Stroke (in-patients)
  • Neuro out-patients/Stroke Outreach

The successful candidate will:

  • Deliver high standard evidence based care
  • Perform therapy assessments of patients, providing a diagnosis to develop and deliver an                 individualised treatment programme
  • Hold responsibility for their own caseload, working under supervision

A flexible approach to day to day tasks is essential, in order to meet the demands of the service especially as some of our services work over 7 days per week. Applicants will be expected to travel when necessary to participate in providing community services as well as being an active participant on the weekend rota. Our philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do. We look for people who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to, but because they are committed to being part of a healthcare team that delivers an excellent caring service to our patients



Our benefits include but are not limited to: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus 8 bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, on-site discounted gym, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.


Closing date: Monday 2nd September, 2019

Interview Date: Friday 13th September, 2019


This post may close early due to high numbers of applications

so you are advised to apply promptly.


All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.


A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertise and enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.



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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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