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Band 5 Occupational Therapist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals



Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
MSK Therapy Department
Band 5 Occupational Therapist
Agenda for Change Band:  5
Hours: 37.5 available, flexible hours would be considered
Contract : Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the musculoskeletal therapy team for a permanent Band 5 Occupational Therapist.  The post holder will have opportunity to gain experience in one of the largest orthopaedic, burns, and hand units in the country which also holds major trauma status.  They will work within a dynamic therapy team under the direction of the Clinical Specialists and Lead Therapists.  The post holder will receive training and supervision to ensure their competence and skills in all aspects of the service including hand therapy and splinting, burns, trauma and elective orthopaedics.

You will need:-

  • A BSc/Diploma in Occupational Therapy (or equivalent)
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and team working skills
  • Evidence of continuous personal & professional development
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Able to act on own initiative, organise and prioritise work and manage multiple tasks
  • Able to maintain accurate written records & statistics
  • Calm approach to changing work situations
  • Able to teach and motivate others
  • Motivated to learn
  • Willing to comply with uniform standards
  • Flexible and reliable approach to working practices
  • Positive attitude to patient care and teamwork
  • Ability to display PROUD values throughout working day.

Closing date: 4th July


For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Laura Hart. or

Tom Beardsworth, Lead Therapists on 0114 271 4112