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Apprentice Theatre / Recovery Support Worker

Band 2

Main area
Recovery or Theatre
Band 2
Apprenticeship for 15 Months
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Queens Hospital
Burton on Trent
Apprenticeship Salary
20/12/2018 23:59
Interview date

There has never been a better time to come and work at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.  The Trust was formed on 1 July 2018 to bring together our five hospitals – in Derby, Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth – to provide the highest quality care to patients across southern Derbyshire and south east Staffordshire. 

With over 12,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds. All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

MINDFUL EMPLOYER – University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust has signed the Charter for Employers who are positive about Mental Health.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Important: please ensure you read the salary information before you apply for this vacancy.

We are looking to recruit an Apprentice Theatre / Recovery Support Worker for our busy 15 Theatre unit. 

The ideal candidate will have the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team, have good interpersonal and communication skills, be able to work in a high pressure environment and be flexible to accommodate service needs. 

You will be expected to assist in the delivery of patient care according to the patient’s emotional and physical needs. You will display the ability to reassure patients and respond to different methods of communication. You will assist in monitoring the patient and escalate any concerns in an appropriate manner.

Essential qualifications include; GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications)

Annual Leave: 20 days per annum for the first 12 months and 20 days pro rata for the remaining 3 months (plus Bank Holidays for full period)

Salary: 16-17 Year Olds £8,212, 18-20 Year Olds £11,536, 21-24 Year Olds £14,430, 25 and over £15,310. All per annum (pro rata for the remaining 3 months of your apprenticeship)

Closing Date - 20th December 2018

Interview Date - 3rd January 2019

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information please contact Lead Practitioner Claire Saunders on Ex 4020 

All applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the job will be short listed for further assessment.

If you have problems applying, contact

01283 511511 ext 5720