Practice Educator (Occupational Therapy) - F/T (18th Months)

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
8 Oct 2023

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Occupational therapist
Band 7
Full Time
Practice Educator (Occupational Therapy) - F/T (18th Months).

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the newly implemented Therapies Education and Workforce Team, focusing on developing and delivering a strong culture of learning amongst staff in order to provide high standards of evidence-based care.

We are looking for a supportive, passionate, and knowledgeable OT clinician to join the Workforce and Practice Education team in Therapies. This is a fixed-term post for 18 months, in particular to support the clinical supervision and development of newly qualified and internationally educated OT's.

Main duties of the job

The Practice Educator will work in clinical practice, supporting and coordinating the learning experience of a range of students, newly appointed staff, support workers, and registered staff in delivering high quality, patient-focused care. They will work collaboratively with the Workforce and Practice Education Lead for Therapies ensuring the provision of high-quality patient care and supporting the workforce needs to address inconsistent standards and barriers in practice and contribute to problem solving in clinical practice.

About us

We are proud of working for The Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (RBFT) where the CEO is involved, there is visible leadership at all levels and employees aspire to work to our care values.

RBFT is one of the largest district general hospital foundation trusts in the country. With a turnover of over �375m, employing over 5,000 staff and delivering care from multiple sites, we provide acute medical and surgical services to a population of 500,000 patients in Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire and specialist services to a wider population of 1 million across Berkshire and its borders.

Reading has excellent links into London (25 minutes train journey from Paddington)fantastic schools, big shopping centre, and a community-feel in town.

Reading sits on the river Thames and is served by great road and rail links to London, Oxford and Southampton. With excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene, Reading is a wonderful place to live, work and play and provides excellent facilities for families, including some of the best state and private schools in the UK.

The CQC recently rated the care provided by the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust as Good.

Our values:Compassionate,Aspirational,Resourceful,Excellent, reflect the type of Trust we aspire to be and you can join our dedicated and talented staff to make this happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see job description and person specification attached for more details. Contact details also provided for further information.

Person Specification



  • Registered HCPC


  • PGCert or Diploma in Education

Person specification


  • Ability to present


  • Ability to problem solve under pressure

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Berkshire Hospital



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