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Assistant Practitioner

Band 4

Main area
Community Rehabilitation
Band 4
Full time
Job ref
Sidmouth, EX10 8EX
£20,150 - £23,363
28/10/2018 23:59

The Seaton, Axminster and Sidmouth Cluster has an attractive mix of rural villages and coastal towns whilst being only 30mins drive from Exeter. The Cluster is set in a landscape of outstanding natural beauty, and part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. The largest landslip in the UK provides the landscape for coastal walks, fishing harbours and beautiful beaches. Inland, the market town of Axminster provides excellent rail links to London and Exeter. We have an exciting opening for enthusiastic and motivated Band 4 Generic Assistant Practitioner to join our community hospital team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and forward thinking service with high morale and a commitment to supporting people at home. You will be well supported and encouraged to continuously develop to meet the needs of yourself and the service. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary, integrated team and will lead the therapy team on the ward at Sidmouth Hospital. You will provide goal based rehabilitation interventions delivered over 7 days.

The emphasis will be on supporting registered staff to meet trust targets aimed at improving flow, promoting therapy led discharge and implementing a culture of rehabilitation on the ward. For further details / informal visits contact: Steve Poulton (Therapy Manager) 07816957161 Helen Ruse (Band 7 Clinical OT lead) 07816079853 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.  

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Steve Poulton 07816957161

If you have problems applying, contact

Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Barrack Road
01392 403936 or 403758

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