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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/06/2022.

Therapy Clinical Support Worker Higher

Job Reference: 415-Z22-294

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly Northern Devon Healthcare Trust)
£20,330 - £21,777 per annum pro rata

Are you interested in considering a career in Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy?

The integrated Acute Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Team at North Devon District Hospital are looking for Therapy Clinical support workers.

The Acute Inpatient Therapy team covers Rehabilitation, Respiratory, Orthopaedics, Critical Care, Surgery, Acute Medicine and Supported Discharge Services. The post holder must have flexibility to work across the Acute site and in the Community. The post holder will be required to support the weekend rosters; the Orthopaedic Team work across a rolling seven day roster. There are part time and full time posts available.

The post holder must have proven experience in Therapy or be able to demonstrate transferrable skills from working in Health Care. The post holder will be responsible for a delegated case load following initial assessment by the therapist, carry out interventions, outcomes and discharge.

Applicants will require Maths and English at GCSE level (Level 4) or equivalent and a NVQ or QCF (Level 3) or equivalent training. If you do not have an NVQ level 3 or equivalent then you need to be able to demonstrate the ability to study at this level and be prepared to complete the appropriate training.

There are national and local drivers that support career pathways for Therapy Clinical Support workers. There is ongoing work in line with the recent published document from Health Education England, AHP health professions support worker competency, education, and career development Framework. The Inpatient Therapy team support team members to complete the training assistant practitioner programme and undergraduate apprenticeship programmes.

Contact Details: Rachel Nuth

Contact Email Address:

Contact Telephone Number 01271 322 577

Closing Date: 5th June 2022

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

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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