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Genertic Therapy assistant

band 3

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Generic Therapy Assistant
band 3
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Clifton Hospital
Lytham St Annes
£18, 813 – £21,142
23/09/2019 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.


As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.


Our strategic vision for 2020 is:

As a high performing Trust, operating as part of an integrated care system, we will provide high quality, safe and effective care. This will be achieved in a financially sustainable way, through our skilled and motivated workforce”.

Band 3 Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor

Post: Band 3

16.5 Hours per week

Salary £18, 813 – £21,142

We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-motivated to join us in the Occupational therapy and Physiotherapy Department at Clifton Hospital.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-motivated Generic Therapy Assistant to join the Therapy department at Clifton Hospital which is part of Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

A vacancy has arisen for a band 3 clinician with in the rehabilitation service.

As a Band 3 clinician you will be required to take part in helping to deliver a quality Therapy 7-day service, assisting the team to develop new ways of working in order to deliver timely and appropriate care to patients. You must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrating the ability to support other staff within the team.

As the post holder you will be responsible for the provision of assessment, intervention and discharge planning of patients with multiple and often complex diagnoses. You will also work with other members of the multi-disciplinary team in order to provide a patient-centred service working to identify patient needs, ensuring a safe and timely discharge.

We are committed to CPD, clinical governance and flexible working.

Previous experience of working within a health care environment, particularly with patients is advantageous.


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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

For further information please contact either:

Lindsay Hetko (Clinical Lead Therapist)

01253 955436