Willow Therapy Unit Now Hiring
Now hiring for NCH&C’s new Willow Therapy Unit!
Opening at Norwich Community Hospital in Spring 2024, Willow Therapy Unit will be a state-of-the-art, therapy-led centre providing a supportive and comfortable environment for 48 patients.
Ahead of the new unit opening, we’ll be recruiting for many new roles over the next few months. Many of these will be Allied Health Professionals (Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, and Physiotherapists), but we also have exciting opportunities for Nurses, Healthcare Assistants, and Advanced Clinical Practitioners.
NCH&C was awarded £19.3 million in funding from the Department of Health and Social Care to build the new Willow Unit, which was named following suggestions from our patients and staff.
Colleagues at the Willow Unit will work closely with patients, using the latest therapies and practices to promote rehabilitation and avoid readmissions. As well as comfortable and modern wards, the Willow Unit will feature a large therapy space and an assessment kitchen – where patients can build up their strength by making snacks and hot drinks in a safe and supported environment.
We’re hiring for the following roles at the new Willow Therapy Unit:
- Housekeeper (Band 3)
- Staff Nurse (Band 6)
- Assistant Practitioner (Band 4)
- Administration Assistant (Band 3)
- Lead Occupational Therapist (Band 7)
- Ward Clerk (Band 3)
- Unit Lead (Band 8A)
- Registered Nursing Associate (Band 4)
- Lead Physiotherapist (Band 7)
- Lead Nurse (Band 7)
- Physiotherapist (Band 6)
- Physiotherapist (Band 5)
- Occupational Therapist (Band 6)
- Occupational Therapist (Band 5)
- Inpatient Staff Nurse (Band 5)
The closing date for the above vacancies is Thursday 30 November, with more roles to follow in the coming weeks. Find out more about working at the Willow Therapy Unit here.
As well as a rewarding and flexible career, colleagues at the new Willow therapy Unit will benefit from plenty of learning and progression opportunities, a comprehensive wellbeing offering (including free staff gyms), and a competitive salary and generous NHS pension.
Apply now and take the next step in your career at Norfolk’s community NHS!