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Allied Health Professional Recruitment open day

Job Description

The Whittington Hospital has been rated twentieth in the second annual Healthcare 100 awards, which recognises the top employers in healthcare. For further information on the award, please click on 'Top UK employers' link below.




Applications are welcome from people wishing to job share or work flexible patterns. We are committed to equal opportunities.

* The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.
* Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification on their application will be shortlisted for this job.
* Interview arrangements will be communicated via email so please check your email regularly following the closing date
* In submitting an application form, you authorise Whittington Health NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Whittington Health - AHP Recruitment open day

Saturday 5th November 2016, 09:45 - 14:00

Drop in to join a rolling programme of talks and tours starting on the hour
10:00, 11:00, 12:00 and 13:00

Whittington Hospital – Whittington Education Centre, Room 7

Are you a Speech and Language Therapist, Radiographer, Dietician, Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist looking for a new role within an innovative and outstanding organisation? Whittington Health is an Integrated Care Organisation (ICO), providing care across acute and community settings.

Whittington Health achieved a ‘Good’ overall rating from CQC in our inspection this year, being awarded ‘outstanding ‘for caring’; AHPs are key to this success. Of the 27 Trusts in London who have been inspected, we are one of eight who have been given this coveted rating.

We are looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated clinicians to join us within Whittington Health. With over 450 AHPs delivering care to children and adults in hospital and community roles we are always looking to recruit more staff to join us.

The AHP Open day is a great opportunity for you to meet some of our staff, learn more about the Trust, the job opportunities, and how we can support your career.

We offer a range of attractive benefits and development opportunities for staff at all levels across our organisation and are extremely proud of our AHP staff and our achievements. We are looking for more people who reflect the Trusts vision and values in their daily lives, and who truly want to give excellent care and make a difference.

Bring this flyer with you or just come along and see what we can do together. Alternatively contact our professional leads and service managers who can put you in touch with lead clinicians in your area of interest:

Cheryl Hill, Imaging Manager, Radiography,  ( Phone number removed )  ( Email address removed )
Judith Jackson, Speech and Language Therapy and Acute Nutrition and Dietetics  ( Phone number removed )  ( Email address removed )
Lesley Platts, professional lead Occupational Therapist  ( Phone number removed )  ( Email address removed )
Suzanne Roberts, professional lead Physiotherapist  ( Phone number removed )  ( Email address removed )

The attached job description document gives examples of just a few of the vacancies we have on offer

Location: Whittington Education Centre, Whittington Hospital, Magdala Avenue, London N19 5NF, 5 minutes’ walk from Archway tube

Whittington Health is committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

To comply with the Trust’s Safe Guarding Children and Vulnerable Adults policies, procedures and protocols all individual members of staff (paid or unpaid) have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults This will require you to:

  • Ensure you are familiar with and comply with the London Child Protection Procedures and protocols for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.
  • Ensure you are familiar and comply with the Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Pan London Procedures.
  • Ensure you are familiar and comply with local protocols and systems for information sharing.
  • Know the appropriate contact numbers and required reporting lines.
  • Participate in required training and supervision.
  • Comply with required professional boundaries and codes of conduct

Employment at Whittington Health is offered subject to successfull completion of a 6 month probabtionary period for all staff with the exception of GMC Registered Doctors

***Please note that during the recruitment process your Identity Documentation (i.e. passport, driving licence, visa, etc.) will be scanned using a device which recognises UV, Infrared and Machine Readable Zone security features of the documents provided***

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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