May 19, 2022

The Latest News from across the UK

Calling Allied Health Professionals to Open Day at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust – Saturday 21st May 2022 – 10am to 12 noon

Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) are vital to the NHS in delivering their long term plan to improve the care for patients over the next 10 years[i].

There are approximately 152,000 AHPs working across all health and social care settings including hospitals[ii]. One of the top performing hospital trusts in England, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW), is now recruiting people for various AHP roles – offering the chance for career advancement in a friendly and supportive trust which is focused on learning and professional development.

MTW is hosting a recruitment open day at Maidstone Academic Centre, Maidstone Hospital on Saturday 21st May for those about to qualify, newly qualified or experienced health professionals and are looking to recruit for several key roles including:

  • Dietitian
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Operating Department Practitioner
  • Orthoptist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Radiographer (diagnostic or therapeutic)
  • Speech and Language Therapist

On the day people can find out more about the roles and what it’s like to work at MTW, including the induction programme and training and development opportunities. They will also be able to speak with senior AHPs working in the Trust and ask any questions.

To attend, people must register by 13th May 2022. For more information and to view all the job descriptions for the available roles visit https://www.mtwcareers.com/news/allied-health-professionals-recruitment-event-saturday-21st-may-2022/.

MTW is a large acute hospital trust in Kent. The trust provides a full range of general services and some areas of complex care to around 500,000 people in the south part of West Kent and the north part of East Sussex.

MTW recently launched a major recruitment drive focused on clinical roles. This comes at an exciting time as the trust has invested in new facilities, service developments, training centres and digital transformations. To find out more about career opportunities, go to: Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (mtwcareers.com)

[i] https://www.longtermplan.nhs.uk/blog/building-our-workforce-of-the-future/#:~:text=The%20NHS%20Long%20Term%20Plan%20will%20provide%20a%20range%20of,level%207%20Advanced%20practitioner%20apprenticeship.

[ii] http://www.ahpf.org.uk/