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Band 4 Technical Instructor

Job Reference: 313-A-22-119482-SF

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Community Integrated Neurology and Stroke Service
£22549 - £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 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

We are looking for a flexible, enthusiastic and committed Band 4 Technical Instructor to work in the Community Integrated Neurology and Stroke Service (CINSS) which is integral to Community Health Services.

CINSS was established in 2016 as part of the Better Care Together Initiative and strives to provide specialist integrated care to patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. The team continues to rapidly evolve and provides varied exciting opportunities to develop the service further, both clinically and organisationally. The successful candidate will join a specialist multi-disciplinary team comprising of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Dieticians, Neuropsychologist, Rehabilitation Consultant and Generic Rehabilitation Technical Instructors.

The team provides specialist neuro-rehabilitation in Community and Outpatient settings to people with a wide range of neurological conditions and stroke. There are also internal opportunities within the service to rotate into the 3 day and discharge to assess teams.

This post requires a dedicated Technical Instructor who has specialist clinical skills and experience working in the field of Neurology and/or Stroke. Experience of working within the community setting would be desirable. Excellent organisational, communication and team working skills are required for this position, along with the ability to support other members of the CINSS team.

If you are enthusiastic and self-motivated we look forward to hearing from you. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team and participate in the development and delivery of a new healthcare provision across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

The CINSS team hub is at Braunstone Health and Social Care Centre, with bases in Loughborough Hospital, Hinckley and Bosworth Community Hospital, St Lukes Hospital, and Melton Hospital. This post will be based within the City team with an expectation for the successful candidate to work across East and West Leicestershire as the service requires.

You will work 37.5hrs per week (the service will also consider applications for part time working hours). If you are short-listed you will be invited to undertake an Assessment/ Interview on Wednesday 15th June 2022.

Please note a valid driver’s license and access to a car for work purposes is essential for this role.

Agile Working

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. To this aim the Trust has adopted an Agile working methodology as outlined within the Trust Agile working Policy.

The post advertised falls under the Trust’s Agile working methodology, so if successful you will be appointed as an Agile Worker and will need to work to the Trusts Agile working policy. Talk to the recruiting manager about what this means in practice for you.

For more information, please contact Emma Grace (Operational Lead) 07919 911419

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

For rostered areas, 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 new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed 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.

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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