Senior Occupational Therapist

Senior Occupational Therapist 
Current Vacancies

  • The Lodge at Oakhill
  • Westbury-on-Trym
  • Bristol
  • BS10 7QD

Cedar Care Homes are looking for an enthusiastic member of staff to join the team at The Lodge at Oakhill intermediate care facility in Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol. The rehabilitation lodge is a luxurious 14-bed facility with grand panoramic views of the city, extensive landscaped gardens which has been renovated in the style of an elegant Mediterranean hotel. The Lodge provides a hotel like experience for a range of guests from the age of 18 years and upwards, that require residential post-operative, convalescent, reablement or rehabilitation care or for those who want to enjoy respite care while their loved ones or carers are away. The services we provide are not just about helping our clients physically, but attend equally to their care, leisure, mind and body.

Job Requirements

Hours of work

  • Full time: 30 hours per week
  • Part-time:18 hours per week

Working Pattern

  • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Salary: Dependant on experience 

Job Role

As a Senior Occupational Therapist, you are responsible for undertaking, comprehensive occupational therapy, initial, on-going, home and discharge assessments, evidence based interventions and measuring outcomes. You are an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team, which includes physiotherapists and rehabilitation assistants, to deliver high intensity rehabilitation programmes within the lodge to all patients.

You will have responsibility for organising the Rehabilitation Support Workers to carry out tasks to assist guests complete their therapy program set out by yourself and the Physiotherapist. The post holder must be HCPC Registered and have a relevant and up to date CPD folder

In performing in the role, you will be expected to observe the requirements of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) Guidelines, the College of Occupational Therapists (COT) Code of Ethics, which are addressed within the policies, procedures and processes developed by the company.


We are ideally seeking a Senior Occupational Therapist, with at least 5 years post-qualification experience of working with people who present a variety of needs arising from occupational dysfunction, including stroke and neurological conditions. This position would be ideal for an Occupational Therapist who has experience of managing staff, works well as an autonomous practitioner, is an excellent team player and possesses strong and confident communication skills. This exciting opportunity could provide the next step on your career ladder!

Benefits of working with Cedar Care

  • You will receive free induction and refresher training with the opportunity for career progression
  • Perkbox membership including Free Mobile Phone insurance, child care vouchers, discounts at Gyms, Retail Stores, Cinema Tickets, and Restaurants – including a 12-month, free, renewable Taste card
  • A pension scheme with an employer contribution*
  • Free parking across all of our homes

* Subject to completion of a probationary period

Job Offers are subject to DBS checks (CRB) and satisfactory references.

Due to high volume of applications we are unable to notify applicants if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within 2 to 3 weeks you can assume your application has not been successful.

For further information please contact: Chris Bull, HR Co-ordinator

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