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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/06/2022.

Bank Band 3 Technical Instructor

Job Reference: 313-A-22-121142-SF

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
£20,330 per annum

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.

Band 3 - Bank Community Therapy Technical Instructor

Are you a third year Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy student?

Would you like additional patient experience and the flexibility to work weekend or holiday hours to suit you?


Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust are working together with Adult Social Care across Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland (LLR) to deliver a newly commissioned #HomeFirst service offer alongside core Community Therapy.


As a result, there has been significant investment in staffing to ensure that services can be delivered by the right therapist in the right place at the right time, and to ensure that the local population across LLR receive timely high-quality therapy. We are providing Bank Generic Technical Instructor Band 3 opportunities to third year PT and OT students within this role you will be able to consolidate your university experience so far and use your therapy skills to:


  • Support people to remain in their homes rather than needing to go into hospital or a care home
  • Help people get home from hospital quickly and provide them with rehabilitation and reablement to help restore their health, wellbeing, and independence
  • Deliver high quality core therapy reablement, rehabilitation and recovery to people within their own homes


You will work alongside Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists carrying out therapeutic interventions to help our patients live as independently as possible. These interventions may include facilitating exercise sessions and mobility practice, assessments of activities of daily living and rehabilitation. We are looking for determined and self-motivated individuals who can make a difference to the care of patients from all backgrounds; the post requires a level of personal responsibility, and we are looking for people who highly motivated, proactive with the ability to manage their own allocated work and the ability to work on their own and as part of a team.


You will demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to adapt to a changing environment. In exchange we will:


  • Provide a full induction
  • Provide support to grow your own skillset - shadowing and training opportunities with Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and established Technical Instructors, access to attend In Service Training within the service
  • Support to complete community therapy competencies allowing you to work with patients independently in their own homes delivering reablement and rehabilitation programmes
  • Regular supervision as well as adhoc support as required from your local team
  • Milage reimbursement for business miles.



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.

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