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Occupational Therapist Band 5

Salary:£24907 per-annum
Position:Occupational Therapist
Date Posted:
Job Ref:OT5-SC
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Occupational Therapist Band 5


We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Band 5, Occupational Therapist to join our Therapy Team.

The applicant’s will be based at the Turnfurlong Specialist Care Centre in Northampton, and will work with people primarily with physical disabilities who have been in hospital with an acute episode and whom require Reablement.


The role primarily entails providing occupational therapy to those using the Reablement beds but an element of the role is also ensuring that people who are deemed medically fit for discharge on a social care re-aliment pathway are on the appropriate pathway.


You may also see customers who are deemed appropriate for discharge to assess pathway. You will work in an MDT style approach liaising with fellow professionals working to return people to home.  


The post will require a strong knowledge of medical conditions and implications and impacts of, sound clinical reasoning and a positive attitude. The therapy team is a flexible team and can usually accommodate specific staff hours, we would be willing to discuss.




  • Flexible working hours
  • Training and development opportunities are supported and encouraged.
  • Competitive pay rates
  • A generous amount of Annual Leave
  • Company pension scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme (following successful completion of the probation period)
  • Mileage paid at HMRC rates (45p per mile)




  • Full driving license and access to your own vehicle.
  • Degree / Diploma in Occupational Therapy.
  • HCPC registration.
  • A positive attitude and sound clinical reasoning



Base location: Turnfurlong, Northampton

Hours & Rota: 37.5 hours per week. Monday – Friday.



Thanks for your interest in working for West Northamptonshire Council. If you feel you have the required experience for this Occupational Therapist Band 5 role, please send a short cover note explaining your most relevant experience and we will be in touch.

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