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Band 4 Generic Technical Instructor

Job Reference: 313-A-21-104479-SB

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Generic Therapy Team
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£22,549 - £24882

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 exciting opportunity has arisen for Band 4 Generic Therapy Technical Instructor (full time post) to work within the inpatient Therapy Services based at Evington centre (City inpatient medical step down and rehab beds)

The successful candidate will work as part of a team to assist in delivering safe, effective, quality treatments including the assessment and rehabilitation of patients within inpatients community hospital setting.


You will work alongside Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists carrying out comprehensive functional assessments and interventions in order to progress them towards their discharge. These interventions may include mobility assessments, progression with transfers and mobility, gathering baseline information, transfers assessments, assessments of activities of daily living and rehabilitation. You will also be required to carry out general administration and clerical duties.

This post requires a level of personal responsibility and we are looking for someone highly motivated and proactive with the ability to prioritise their own workload, use their initiative and the ability to work on their own and as part of a team. You will demonstrate excellent communication, prioritisation and organisational skills and be able to adapt to a changing and pressurised environment.

In order to meet the requirements for this post you must have recent clinical experience working in Physiotherapy/Occupational therapy, or Therapy Technical assistant/Instructor roles and have a good general level of education.

Our teams are well established and enthusiastic about delivering a high quality assessment and treatment. We have a formal in service training programme to facilitate your professional development and you will be fully supported by senior staff and clinical specialists. You will also actively participate in regular supervision and appraisal review.

We recognise the need to develop modern working practices to enable employees to maximise their performance and productivity whilst maintaining a good work life balance.

Deena Chavda and Samata Shetty

Band 7 Physiotherapy and Occupational therapy team leads

City inpatients medical step down and rehab beds,

Evington centre

Leicester, LE5 4QG Tel.0116 2257983/2253751

Email: deena.chavda@leicspart.nhs.uk

 




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

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information about applying and working for us are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

It is a statutory requirement for roles that involve work in care homes that staff are up to date with their Covid vaccination status to be able to work in that environment, unless the person has a valid medical exemption. Where a role requires this, they will need to demonstrate that they meet this requirement during the recruitment process.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

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

For all substantive roles the appointment of new staff (excluding medical staff) is subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. 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.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview over other candidates who apply for posts.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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