Bank Allied Health Professionals

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Part Time
Are you looking for Flexible working across Cambridgeshire?

We are currently seeking to recruit enthusiastic. motivated, caring and compassionate Allied Health Professionals to join our Temporary Staffing Service which covers a large geographical area, including Cambridge and Peterborough. This encapsulates Physical Health wards, District nursing, Acute Inpatient, Forensic, Outpatients, Community and Clinic work in a huge variety of disciplines.

In return for your commitment and enthusiasm, working within the trusts clinical environments will give you the opportunity to practice a full range of core skills and also to gain experience in particular areas of interest.

If you are looking for a new challenge, enjoy variety in your work and wish to be part of a number of teams striving to make a difference for our community by supporting people with their physical and mental well-being then we want to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

As a Bank AHP you will support any areas of the Trust relevant to your registered background as offered by the clinical areas and will be able to choose relevant roles based on this and your experience, including any transferable skills. Each area will have specific Role requirements and clinical priorities, which will be established when the role is advertised and can be clarified by a discussion with the team manager prior to taking on a role.

Roles we fill through the Bank include Mental Health OT, Rehabilitation OT, Physio, Neuro OT/Physiotherapists and Dieticians.

About us

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient & primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples physical & mental health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see job description and person specification for full list of responsibilities, but as noted above this advert is for ALL AHP`s, example role descriptions


To work towards the acceptance of clinical responsibility and professional autonomyfor a designated caseload of patients, from referral to discharge, and to organise thisefficiently and effectively in relation to clinical priorities and use of time.

To be professionally and legally responsible and accountable for all aspects of your own work, including the management of patients in your care.

To accept responsibility for ensuring the effective selection, use and fitting ofequipment used both in the intermediate care beds and community (e.g. hoists).

To communicate effectively with patients and carers to maximise rehabilitationpotential. Communication skills of persuasion, motivation, explanation and gaininginformed consent will be used with a variety of patients. Barriers to effectivecommunication will regularly be evident, e.g. sensory impairment, cognitive impairment, pain, emotional state, behavioural and communication difficulties.

To be able to deal effectively and appropriately with patients/public who displayinappropriate behaviours (physical or verbal aggression) with the support and guidance from the supervisor.

To ensure effective communication and collaboration takes place between yourself and members of the multi-disciplinary and multi-agency teams across hospital andcommunity. This may include verbal communication (e.g. case conferences, telephone) and written communication (e.g. report writing).

To support others and recognise the limitations of your own clinical practice and seek the advice of others as appropriate.

B5 Dietician

To work within a multi-professional team in nutritional support in a community setting, providing support, care, and treatment to individuals, within guidelines and protocols identified for the role.

To assist in the delivery of high standards of health care to patients within their own homes, care homes, the travelling community and in clinics, by following prescribed packages of care.

To support other qualified staff in the management and execution of clinical practice.

To carry out duties delegated and supervised by the accountable and responsible dietitians.

To provide a dietetic outpatient services to patients under the care of their GP within the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG.

To provide a high standard of care.

To manage own caseload of patients who require ongoing management and support with complex needs.

Wherever possible to avoid hospital admission and reduce inpatient length of stay to ensure that patient receive the appropriate care in the most appropriate setting

B5 Physiotherapist

To work as an autonomous practitioner within the integrated multi-professional team, neighbourhood teams.

To be accountable for assessing, interpreting, planning, implementing and evaluating treatment to patients within professional guidelines, with the support of Specialist and Advanced Practitioners.

To identify patient needs, agree goals and provide appropriate Therapy interventions. Provide adaptive equipment, rehabilitation programmes, and make recommendations for minor adaptations in line with current legislation.

To keep the patient at the centre of care, ensuring patient and carer participation in decision making.

Provide support and education to peers, new staff non-registered staff and students.

To be accountable for a delegated caseload held by Integrated Care Workers and Assistant Practitioners.

To provide a high standard of care.

To work in various community settings, this includes lone working, with access to Specialist and Advanced Practitioners when required.

Person Specification



  • Relevant AHP qualification for role
  • Current HCPC registration


  • Member of Royal College of Occupational Therapy
  • Member of CSP



  • Working within the NHS
  • Clinical experience in a variety of settings

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust




CB21 5EF

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