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Therapy Assistant Practitioner - Health for Older People

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Main area
Therapy
Grade
4
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week (• Full time • Compressed hours)
Job ref
185-A-20-92721
Town
Exeter, EX2 5DW
Salary
£21,892 - £24,157 £21,892 - £24,157 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
28/01/2021 23:59

This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy Acute NHS Foundation Trust as Therapy Assistant Practitioner in Health for Older People on the Trust’s main site, the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital (Wonford).

The post holder will work closely with the Team Lead Occupational Therapist, ward multidisciplinary team and Discharge Co-ordinator to provide an effective interdisciplinary service with assessment, diagnosis, treatment and advice to patients and their carers. The caseload will include patients with a wide range of acute and chronic conditions, many having complex needs.

The post holder will assess and formulate treatment plans to assist with the rehabilitation and discharge of patients following admission to the ward. The post holder will have strong assessment skills and be able to support physical and cognitive recovery through functional rehabilitation activities.

All members of the team will be expected to work across all areas and be available for the shifts across 7 days, including weekends and bank holidays.The post holder will work flexibly in other areas if required.

Typical hours 08.15-16.30

Previous applicants need not apply.

Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity

***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.***

DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Flora Smith flora.smith1@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Wonford
Barrack Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 5DW
Telephone
01392 403936 or 403758

We operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for job applicants with disabilities. If you let us know, when you apply, that you would like to use this scheme, we will guarantee you an interview, if you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification section of the job description.

We will also make any reasonable adjustments you require to our selection process. Please let us know what you need


Our Trust is proudly committed to race equality.
To ensure our ethnic minority staff have an equal opportunity to succeed, we are offering career development support to any ethnic minority staff.

Interested?

Please email rde-tr.equality@nhs.net to find out more.