Senior Occupational Therapist - Rheumatology and Pain Management Specialist

Band 6

Main area
Division B - Occupational Therapy
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Addenbrookes Hospital-Division B
£26,565 to £35,577 p.a. pro rata
21/01/2018 23:59



Our Trust
Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 9000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH’s values – Together- safe, kind, excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic band 6 to work within our rheumatology and pain management team. You will be responsible for managing an out-patient caseload of rheumatological conditions and chronic pain conditions helping patients to identify and work towards goals around self-care, leisure and return to work. You will be an active participant in the provision of the interdisciplinary chronic pain; and back pain management group treatment programmes.

As a large and dynamic occupational therapy department the successful candidate would be required to be committed, motivated and passionate about providing a high quality occupational therapy service.  You will be provided with the opportunity to increase your clinical expertise in addition to being involved in a range of service development projects and training of self and others.  In addition, you would be provided with regular supervision.  This post requires relevant weekend working.  Full, part time or flexible hours would be considered.

If you have any questions about the post please contact Natalie Robertson or Sara Levy on 01223 217244.

The closing date for this post will be the 21st January 2018.

Interviews are due to be held in the week commencing 12th February 2018.

Benefits to you
We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.
We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Natalie Robertson, Occupational Therapy Associate Manager, on 01223 217244 or