Rotational Occupational Therapist – Band 6

Bristol Community Health CIC – Bristol, BS1 3NX

Permanent – £30,401 to £37,267 per annum (pro rata)

Do you enjoy a varied role, and happy to use your clinical skills and knowledge to clinically problem solve in different settings?


Do you want to be an integral part of a patient’s journey to ensure they reach their maximum potential following a hospital admission?


Do you want to develop your skills in complex assessment and intensive rehabilitation?


Apply now! We are looking for a registered Occupational Therapist to join our newly created Band 6 rotation across the discharge service.

We have recognised the need to having a strong, highly knowledgeable, flexible network of staff across our discharge pathway to ensure people get the right service at the right time to achieve their best outcomes.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team for 6 month rotations between:

  • Community beds rehabilitation team where we focus on providing intensive rehab to support patients to achieve their own goals and increase their independence. This is undertaken in a number of settings across the city working collaboratively with other organisations in a dynamic multidisciplinary team. The team support patient centred rehabilitation and promotion of independence in a number of innovative ways and working towards supporting discharge planning.
  • HomeFirst (D2A) – You would work as part of our Homefirst team. The service aims to facilitate early discharge from hospital by providing a full assessment in the patients own home on day of discharge. For this assessment the team is able to identify the equipment, care and ongoing therapy needs.
  • CDCC Case manager at Southmead Hospital – The Case Manager team is a multidisciplinary team who work across professional and organisational boundaries to effectively triage, assess and co-ordinate referrals into community rehabilitation services, including the community therapy teams, and over 75 community rehabilitation beds across the city.

You will need experience of working in acute and community settings; a knowledge of rehabilitation and services that deliver this; good IT skills and will be flexible to work in a variety of locations across the city. In return, we will give you the opportunity to develop skills of leadership and multidisciplinary working; provide you with regular training and supervision and enable you to become involved in future service developments.

For further information please contact:

Clare Laney – CDCC Clinical Lead on 07584114326 or

Charlie Ewer-Smith – Community Beds Clinical Lead on 07867163139

Closing date: 26/05/2019