Senior Occupational Therapist – West Yorkshire

Copperfields, Leeds

Position: Senior Occupational Therapist – West Yorkshire
Care home: Multisite covering four services across the West Yorkshire region
Location: Ravensdale – Leeds, Copperfields – Leeds, Hillside Court – Leeds, Wykewood - Bradford
Contract type: Full time permanent position
Rate: £40,000 per annum


Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist with a positive and can-do attitude? 

Join us as our new Senior Occupational Therapist working across four complex care services within West Yorkshire!

As a Senior Occupational Therapist, you’ll play a vital role in supporting us to achieve our mission of making every day better for adults living with complex needs.

You’ll provide a high quality occupational therapy service for the people in your homes, to maximise their independence and empower them to live their best lives.

You’ll lead and supervise Junior Therapists or Therapy Assistants across the homes you support to ensure delivery of evidence-based, high quality therapy and rehabilitation.


About Exemplar Health Care 

Exemplar Health Care is a leading provider of nursing care for adults living with a range of complex needs.

Our homes suppport people with specific conditions and disabilities such as Huntington’s disease, brain injuries, spinal injuries, mental health needs, learning disabilities or dementia.

Across all of our homes, one thing remains the same - our Occupational Therapists play a vital role in empowering people to live their best lives!


About the role

In this role, you’ll provide specialist assessments, clinical diagnoses and interventions to help people overcome the challenges they face with completing everyday tasks or activities.

You’ll work with the wider Care Team and Clinical Team to create person-centred care plans, support people to achieve their goals and evaluate their outcomes.

No two days will ever be the same, but your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • being responsible for a clinical caseload
  • working alongside the people we support, their loved ones and professionals to develop and deliver person-centred occupational therapy interventions
  • leading and collaborating closely with the Therapy Team (Junior Physiotherapists, Junior Occupational Therapists and Therapy Assistants in your homes
  • carrying out assessments 
  • maintaining accurate records for people receiving occupational therapy
  • promoting choice, dignity and independence.

Download our job description to read more.

About you

Above all, you’re someone who identifies with our values of fun, integrity, responsiveness, success and teamwork.

You’re someone who also has:

  • a thorough understanding of occupational therapy best practice 
  • the ability to demonstrate an excellent range of occupational therapy interventions and treatments
  • great leadership skills, able to inspire and motivate a team 
  • a kind and caring approach
  • a sense of humour and fun
  • a positive, can-do attitude
  • lots of enthusiasm to encourage and motivate others 
  • creative thinking and organisational skills 
  • great listening and communication skills

To apply for this role, you must have a BSc or MSc in Occupational Therapy and be HCPC registered.

 What we offer

We offer great rewards and perks including: 

  • regular supervision, peer support, learning opportunities and career prospects 
  • retail and lifestyle discounts
  • free DBS check
  • 24/7 counselling and support
  • Blue Light Card eligibility

 How to apply

Sound good? We’d love to hear from you. Click the button to ‘APPLY NOW’. 

For an informal chat about joining us, you can call our Nurse Talent Specialist Nicole on 07949 530 193 or email

Please note, applicants must be authorised to work in the UK. We’re unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time.



Colleague stories

“There are many career opportunities at Exemplar Health Care and the support that I’ve received has been amazing. Everyone at Exemplar Health Care is committed to not only our residents, but each other. I am proud to be part of the Exemplar family.”

Nurse – Exemplar Health Care

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Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC PIN payment for Nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.


Lifestyle and retail discounts - all colleagues can access great savings and monthly discounts on high street shops, restaurants, pubs and holidays, as well as 2-for-1 cinema tickets.


Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.


Pension plan - after 3 months, you’ll be auto-enrolled into our pension scheme with NOW pensions, where you’ll have up to 5% of your earnings (depending on your salary) put into the pension and we’ll contribute an additional 3%.

DBS check

Paid DBS check - we’ll pay for all new starters to have a DBS check, so you don’t need to cover the cost.


Career development opportunities - there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and progress in your career at Exemplar Health Care, if you wish.