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Occupational Therapist Band 6 – Moving & Handling Team

Salary:£31363 per-annum
Position:Occupational Therapist
Date Posted:
Job Ref:OT6-SC
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Occupational Therapist Band 6 – Moving & Handling Team

A great opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to work in the area of West Northamptonshire in the Community. We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Therapist to join our well respected specialist moving and handling team.


The applicant’s will be expected to be able to work with primarily customers with physical disabilities, manage a caseload, recommend moving and handling plans, specialist equipment, adaptations, provide information and guidance. This is a great opportunity to transfer your skills into a community setting.


The post will require positive attitude and sound clinical reasoning. The post will also include having the support of a dedicated re-ablement support worker to assist with the follow up work ensuring that the plans are effective and carers or providers have the opportunity to learn the new techniques.


The therapist will also have the opportunity to use a mixture of home and office based working. We look forward to your applications.



  • 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: Olympus House, Northampton

Hours & Rota: 37 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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