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​Preceptorship Programme

​As a newly qualified lower band 5 staff member of the following groups, you will benefit from our Preceptorship Programme:

Nurses
Dietitians
Occupational Therapists
Operating Department Practitioners
Pharmacists
Physiotherapists
Radiographers

The programme consists of clinical area-based support system, where you will be assigned a mentor, or 'preceptor' (an experienced practitioner who acts as a role model and provides support).

You will attend a series of study days designed to support you in your clinical work.

You will need to complete a competency tool (a framework to transfer theoretical knowledge into practical skills).

The programme is linked to pay progression.

For further information please contact the Education Centre on 01305 254686.

Therapy Training Days

The hospital is running a series of therapy training days in June, July and August 2017, aimed at improving confidence in foundation skills in Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy for those wishing to work in an acute environment. The courses are particularly relevant to third year therapy students, new graduates and people wishing to return to practice.  Whether you are looking for a job, about to start a rotational post or are seeking a refresher regarding inpatient therapy skills, we would be delighted for you to join us.

Places are limited, so please book early to guarantee a place. In the event of places remaining, we would welcome experienced assistants to attend, so please register your interest to be added to a waiting list. 

Dates and full details are available here.