Assistant Practitioner - Bradford

Posted 20 March 2023
Salary £24000 - £26000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSocial services OTOccupational Therapy Jobs
Contact NameCandidate Attraction

Job description

Maxxima’s permanent team are recruiting for a Band 4 Assistant Practitioner for a community interest company based in Bradford. This is an exciting opportunity to work for the company’s ITOC team. The Integrated Transfer of Care (ITOC) Team is a dynamic and multi-skilled team consisting of nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and Assistant Practitioners. The ITOC teamwork in partnership with individuals and families to identify their own needs and short-term goals, recognising that person-centred care planning and intervention is key to the person accomplishing the outcomes they want to achieve.

Location: Bradford
Employment Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Hrs:  37.5 Hours Per Week across 7 days 08:00-20:00
What’s in it for you?
Salary: £24,000 – £26,000 + benefits

On a typical day you will:
  • Assist in the production of proactive medicines information aimed at improving prescribing and practice, and therefore patient care both in and outside the pharmacy, through personal communication, memos and bulletins.
  • Contribute to a peer review system and assist with the audit of enquiries in accordance with clinical governance requirements.
  • Maintain contact with appropriate specialists and groups both nationally and locally to enable best practice to be identified and incorporated into NUH practice.
  • Assessing people in a more appropriate environment than the hospital giving a more accurate indication of their strengths and needs
  • Providing multidisciplinary reablement and rehabilitation plans, and if necessary short-term care and support, to help people gain and re-gain independence, preventing or reducing need for longer term care
What will you need to succeed in this role?
  • GCSE level Maths and English or equivalent
  • Educated to NVQ level 4 or equivalent in appropriate field (desirable)
  • Previous experience as an assistant practitioner/support worker in a hospital setting or community setting
  • Previous experience of working in a multidisciplinary team in health, social care or education.
  • A good understanding of the concept of rehabilitation
  • An understanding of the needs and issues concerning illness and disability
What are the next steps?
If the role sounds like the perfect fit for you, please apply now.

If you are interested in registering with us, would like to know more about this position or simply discuss any other opportunities we have, we would love to hear from you.

Feel free to contact Idris Olalere on 02033986694 or email

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