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Level 3 Apprentice Therapy Technical Instructor

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke on Trent
Depending on experience £8.60 - £11.44 per hour dependent on age
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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We are looking for individuals to undertake an apprenticeship as a Technical Instructor within the Medical & Surgical Therapy Team at Royal Stoke and County Hospitals. The post offers the opportunity to work in an exciting University Hospital. The post holder will be part of one of two clinically based teams that make up the Therapies Directorate.

The apprenticeship will work with Newcastle and Stafford College groups to complete Level 3 'Senior Clinical Worker' and Level 3 'Senior Healthcare Support Worker' alongside the care certificate.

Main duties of the job

This is a rotational post between the hospital sites. The individual will be involved in patient rehabilitation, supporting the qualified Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapists. The post will include various rotations. The successful candidate should have awareness of working within a healthcare environment and/or therapy interventions. The post holder will also be expected to complete competencies in both Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy.

Therapy Services work within a 7 day shift system therefore there is a requirement to work weekends and bank holidays.

Supervision will be provided by the Band 5/6/7 Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist and personal development is supported through appraisal and internal and external training.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a full description please see the attached JD and PS or contact Jane Teasdale - contact details below

Person Specification

Qualifications or Equivalent


  • GCSE English or evidence of good literacy
  • GCSE Maths or evidence of good numeracy


  • Qualification within Health/Social or sports environment
  • A Level/NVQ Qualification



  • Good written skills
  • Demonstrates willingness to learn and develop


  • Experience in a position involving direct engagement with the general public ideally working within healthcare

Skills, Ability & Knowledge


  • Has worked in a role where they can apply this knowledge

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke

Newcastle Road

Stoke on Trent


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