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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/09/2020.

Assistant Practitioner (Therapy)

Job Reference: 310-OPAC-2603348

Employer:
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Therapy
Location:
Brookfields Hospital, Cambridge
Salary:
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum pro rata

Cambridge and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) provides integrated community physical and mental health, learning disability and social care services of the highest standard due to continued commitment to quality and service improvement.

We aim to support people of all ages to achieve the very best they can for their health and well being. To ensure that we achieve this goal we look to recruit candidates of a high calibre that share our passion for delivering excellent service user care, research and education.

We are currently looking to recruit 1 full time enthusiastic and motivated Assistant Practitioner (Therapy) Band 4 to join our team. Based at Brookfields Hospital,351 Mill Road, Cambridge, CB1 3DF.

You will be fully supported by physiotherapists and occupational therapists delivering therapy to patients with primarily disabilities. The ideal candidate will have a strong team ethic, sense of accountability, accompanied by an ability to work under pressure at times.

This post is open to professionals with the right attributes to enhance our team. We will provide the necessary support to ensure your development within your role. We are keen to support and develop staff trough a clear pathway and encourage promotional opportunities within the trust.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Annette Hawkins - Ward Manager

01223 219246




Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) is an equal opportunities employer and believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community.

We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people and members of our BAME and LGBTQ+ communities. For further information about our positive equality, diversity and Inclusion work, please email edi@cpft.nhs.uk.

CPFT is looking to build upon its pool of temporary workers with Temporary Staffing Services (TSS). You will be asked at interview if you would be willing to register with TSS. This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to take on additional hours that are flexible around their personal circumstances.

Internal CPFT applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ & who meet the essential criteria will be given prior consideration over other candidates who apply for this post. If you are ‘at risk’ please make it clear on your application so you receive priority consideration.

If you are successful at interview you will be subject to pre-employment checks, including a DBS (if appropriate) & references to cover 3 years of continuous employment. To ensure a smooth process please bring all identity documents to your interview. A list of required identity documents will be attached to your interview invitation.

In submitting an application form, you authorise CPFT to check any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Please note that due to the variety of contacts you may provide it cannot be guaranteed that the recruitment process will be managed exclusively within the NHS email system.

We reserve the right to close adverts early should we receive sufficient applications.

COVID-19 / Face-to-Face interviews are currently not permitted, therefore will be conducted via Microsoft Teams.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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