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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/04/2021.

Band 3 Therapy Technical Instructor

Job Reference: 313-A-21-93894-CS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Market Harborough
£19,737 - £21,142 pa

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic person to join the Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy team within Leicestershire Partnership Trust. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering inpatient rehabilitation and a specialist discharge service in our community hospitals. The successful post holder will be part of an effective and motivated team, providing a high standard of clinical care for patients with a variety of physical health conditions.

This permanent post within Leicestershire Partnership Trust is based at Fielding Palmer Hospital in Lutterworth, however, whilst this hospital is temporarily closed to inpatients, the base will be at St Luke’s Hospital in Market Harborough working on the stroke ward. This may be subject to change and this can be discussed further at interview.


The successful candidate will:


  • Have excellent communication skills.

  • Be able to prioritise and manage their own workload.

  • Have the ability to work sensitively and effectively with patients and their carers.

  • Be able to work well both individually and as part of a team.

  • Be able to accept responsibility.

  • Be able to carry out moderate to intense physical effort throughout the working day.

  • Be able to be flexible to meet the needs of the service.

For further information please contact Paula Otter, OT Stroke Clinical Specialist and Team Leader on 07733001655 or Rachael Draper Physiotherapist and Team Lead on 07585986303

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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