Allied Health Professionals

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

IR Radiographer

Job reference
339-NBR4479
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (on call/night shifts)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Staff Group
Allied Health Professionals
Town
Bristol

Description

The Interventional Radiology department consists of six labs -  consisting of  single / bi-plane and  hybrid systems . In addition to this there are two multipurpose fluoroscopy rooms , mobile C-arm Vascular theatre and Endoscopy activity.

You will be required to participate in all rooms, covering a range of procedures including cardiac, neuro and peripheral work.  There will also be a requirement to rotate to the Hybrid lab within the Bristol Children’s Hospital.

 

Occupational Therapist - Band 6

Job reference
339-SRD4235-B
Salary
Per annum, pro rata
Salary period
Part time - 22.5 hours per week (Working hours will be across three days per week, with one working day being on a Thursday)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Maternity Cover
Staff Group
Allied Health Professionals
Town
Frenchay

Description

  • To provide a high standard of occupational therapy service to patients referred to the Head Injury Therapy Unit, assessing and treating within the unit, the patient’s own homes and the community.
  • Use specialised skills to provide a comprehensive occupational therapy service to patients, some of whom will have complex needs, including cognitive, emotional and physical needs.
  • To ensure service provision is prioritised and service delivery is effective within resources available.
  • To provide leadership for junior and support staff through supervision.
  • To participate in the planning, development and evaluation of occupational therapy services within the Head Injury Therapy Unit team, holding responsibility for defined department projects.
  • To take an active role on the maintenance and development of the occupational therapy service within the Head Injury Therapy Unit.
  • To train and supervise occupational therapy students on practice placement.

Clinical Research Educator

Job reference
BAL4477
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time, Part time, Job share, Flexible working, Home or remote working, Compressed hours - 30 hours per week (This role is offered at 4 days per week, so above part time, but not quite full time. Some home working may be incorporated but as a leadership role, regular on site presence will be expected.)
Grade
Band 7
Contract
This is a 12 month fixed-term contract. Secondments will always be considered.
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

The successful applicant will collaborate with a proficient leadership and delivery team. The will:

  • Lead the delivery of the Research and Development Education Project
  • Support the development of our Research Infrastructure, through engagement with the Research Competencies
  • Engage the wider clinical areas in Research awareness and education
  • Support the advancement of clinical nurses by developing and implementing a Research Education package tailored specifically to their needs
  • Collaborate closely with the Research and Development Leadership team, the Clinical Research Network (soon to be the Regional Delivery Network) and the clinical care teams

Applications are open to enthusiastic individuals committed to improving the workforce through development opportunities. Training and development will be available for the right applicant, where completion can be achieved during the course of the contract period.

Lead Speech Language Therapist- HART and Major Trauma Team

Job reference
339-TJC4476
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time, Part time - 37.5 hours per week (there may be service development to deliver weekend service in line with other acute service providers)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Staff Group
Allied Health Professionals
Town
Bristol

Description

Working amongst a team of specialist multi-disciplinary therapists and medical professionals to assess and deliver rehabilitation for Neurosurgical and polytrauma patients with complex needs. This includes patients with musculoskeletal injuries, spinal cord injuries and all acquired brain injuries. 

The role involves hands on therapy alongside development of bespoke Rehabilitation Prescriptions, Key Working Major Trauma patients and contributing to service delivery projects.  The post holders will support the Major Trauma Service with achieving key performance indicators in addition service development and providing clinical supervision, mentoring, line management and support to junior staff working in the HART. 

Occupational Therapist - Band 7

Job reference
339-DAC4483
Salary
per annum, pro rata for part time roles.
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 7
Contract
Staff Group
Allied Health Professionals
Town
Bristol

Description

You will be sharing the role of team lead, alongside an established Band 7, within the acute inpatient neurosciences pathways. This encompasses neurosurgical and neurological elements with links to occupational therapists working in the hyper acute major trauma rehabilitation team, cancer services and the Rosa Burden Centre, which focuses on neuropsychiatry and functional neurological disorders.

The role will support the neurosciences pathway lead to deliver an occupational therapy service within the specialty. This includes day to day operational management of the team and responsibility for a specialist clinical caseload within inpatient neurology and neurosurgery.

To find out more about working as an Occupational Therapist at NBT - take a look at our video

Occupational Therapy Support Worker

Job reference
339-BKS4472
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 3
Contract
Staff Group
Allied Health Professionals
Town
Bristol

Description

Under the supervision of a registered occupational therapist, you will work with patients on the wards and in therapy areas to provide a range of interventions to facilitate recovery and promote independence. This will include supporting individuals to use the toilet, wash & dress or carry out other domestic tasks. You may also be required to support groups and facilitate other meaningful activities.

Operating Department Practitioner - Anaesthetic, Scrub, Recovery - B5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-OD-TH0424
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. 

Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Job reference
339-ANJ4398-A
Salary
This is a Band 7 Training post, moving to Band 8A after qualifying
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Shift work, (Long days), weekends and potential for nights in the future)
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis: Conduct comprehensive assessments for patients scheduled for same-day surgical procedures, alongside reviewing a range of surgical presentations and generating a differential diagnosis. 

Patient Care and Management: Provide high-quality patient care throughout the perioperative period, including preoperative preparation, and postoperative monitoring, decision making, care plan generation, and response to post operative complications in the emergency setting. 

Training and Education: Participate in a structured training program.

Team Collaboration: Work closely with surgeons and other healthcare professionals to optimize patient outcomes and ensure safe and efficient care delivery. Communicate effectively within the multidisciplinary team to coordinate patient care and workflow.

Quality Improvement: Participate in quality improvement initiatives to enhance the safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of the surgical same day emergency care unit. Contribute to the development and implementation of evidence-based practices, contributing to the research element of surgical practice within the team.