Introduction to Allied Health Professionals

Allied Health Professionals play an integral role in supporting our patients from admission, throughout their hospital stay and long after discharge. The high-quality care that patients receive, not only medically but therapeutically would not be possible without the excellent multidisciplinary approach that Allied Health Professionals provide at North Bristol NHS Trust.

What AHP specialties could I work in?

Allied Health Professionals opportunities

NBT cares

Occupational Therapy

AHP team grouped together

Physiotherapy

Hand Physio with patient

Speech and Language Therapy

Speech & Language Therapy professionals

Operating Department Practitioner

Theatre Team in action

Radiographers

Radiographer with Equipment

Dietitians

Dietician with equipment

AHP Video - Interventional Radiology at North Bristol NHS Trust

Current Allied Health Professionals Vacancies

ODP - Anesthetic, Scrub, Recovery - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-OD-TH0223
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Allied Health Professionals
Town
Bristol

Description

The main duties of the role will be dependent on the speciality you are working within. Please refer to the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications attached to this job role. 

ODP - Anesthetic, Scrub, Recovery - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-OD-TH0223
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Allied Health Professionals
Town
Bristol

Description

The main duties of the role will be dependent on the speciality you are working within. Please refer to the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications attached to this job role. 

Clinical Psychologist – Medicine

Job reference
339-DAC2763
Salary
per annum, pro rata for part time roles.
Salary period
Part time - 6 sessions per week (22.5 hours per week)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Contract
Staff Group
Allied Health Professionals
Town
bristol

Description

 
  1. Undertake specialist psychological assessment and intervention of individuals and their families.  This involves liaison with the relevant Consultants and members of the multi-professional teams. 
  2. Provide liaison and supervision to non-psychology colleagues, and advice on case management, to ensure the effective and integrated provision of individual patient care.
  3. Offer specialist supervision to Trainee Clinical/Counselling Psychologists on placement. 
  4. Undertake teaching and training of colleagues  as appropriate
  5. To contribute to developing the Clinical Psychology service and responding creatively as local context evolves.
  6.  participate in clinical governance processes and service meetings to maintain good communication and decision-making in the team..
  7. Contribute to research and developments within the Trust as appropriate
  8. Adhere to the Professional Code of Conduct as laid down by the British Psychological Society
  9. Maintain accurate and up to date records as appropriate in agreement with the Specialty Lead for Clinical Psychology.
  10. Generate written reports/letters describing relevant information to be read by patients and colleagues.

Occupational Therapist - Band 6

Job reference
339-NBR2767
Salary
per annum, pro rata
Salary period
Full time, Part time, Flexible working - 37.5 hours per week (Rostered weekend shifts as part of contracted hours with frequency of no more than 1 in 4.)
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Staff Group
Allied Health Professionals
Town
Bristol

Description

The caseloads are varied, challenging and rewarding requiring application of a wide range of therapeutic skills to encompass functional and cognitive assessments, early interventions, social and environmental needs for discharge planning and onward referrals.

Close multi-disciplinary working and links with community partners in the wider health and care system exist to address needs at all stages of the clinical pathways, with occupational therapy playing a crucial role.   

Occupational Therapist - Band 5

Job reference
339-NBR2768
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Rostered weekend shifts as part of contracted hours with frequency of no more than 1 in 4.)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Staff Group
Allied Health Professionals
Town
Westbury-On-Trym,

Description

The caseloads are varied, challenging and rewarding requiring application of a wide range of therapeutic skills to encompass functional and cognitive assessments, early interventions, social and environmental needs for discharge planning and onward referrals.

Close multi-disciplinary working and links with community partners in the wider health and care system exist to address needs at all stages of the clinical pathways, with occupational therapy playing a crucial role.   

Registered ODP - Interventional Radiology Labs - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-CCS-ODP-IR0123
Salary
£25,655 to £31,534
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Staff Group
Allied Health Professionals
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our department, your main duties will include: 

  •  Working with patients who will be undergoing a wide variety of Interventional procedures. 
  • Being responsible for coordinating and providing complete care to patients and working as a part of the team as well as independently. 
  • Working closely with members of the multidisciplinary team. 
  • To be actively involved in their own development and supporting junior members of the team in their development 
  • To strictly adhere to Local and Trust wide Infection Control policy and procedures. 
  • Participate in assisting the Radiologists as the Scrub support for a wide variety of procedures. 
  • Circulating within the Lab assisting the Radiologist/Scrub Nurse by providing the appropriate equipment. Monitoring and communicating with the patient throughout. 
  • Participate in on call duties. 

Lead Sonographer for Maternity Services

Job reference
339-SSM2790
Salary
per annum and pro rata
Salary period
Full time, Job share - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

  • •    To be accountable for the obstetric ultrasound service delivery and take responsibility for the provision of an efficient ultrasound service maintaining imaging standards.
    •    To organise the day to day workload of the ultrasound service, ensuring efficient use of all available resources
  • •    To lead and develop the strategic direction of services in line with changing clinical need within the Trust and developments within the ultrasound service. 

  • You will work closely with the screening co-ordinator to ensure Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme (FASP) is adhered to.  There are close links with the Fetal Medicine Consultants and Obstetric Consultants.
  • You will be responsible for the Screening Support Sonographer (SSS) role alongside a deputy (SSD). Completing regular audits and feeding back to the team and performing any necessary training required. This includes monitoring DQASS cycles every 6 months.