Category: Job Blog

Meets OTs who have used their OT skills in leadership roles

Posted on 11/02/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hello my name is Sue and I am a proud to be the occupational therapy professional lead at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. I have worked as an occupational therapist for over 30 years and most of my career has been at Airedale. I have been privileged to work in a variety of clinical areas including […]

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Meet one of our band 5 OTs who is part of our band 5 development scheme

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Hello my name is Fern Mawson and I am a band 5 occupational therapist.  I joined the band 5 development scheme at Airedale in July 2017.  This is an innovative rotation scheme for graduate occupational therapists. It is a partnership between Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and Bradford District Care Foundation Trust Occupational Therapy Services. The […]

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Occupational therapy in non-traditional roles

Posted on 11/02/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hello my name is Bev and I work as an occupational therapist clinical assessor within the multi-agency integrated discharge (MAID) team and intermediate care (IC) hub. Whilst this isn’t a traditional OT role, it demands knowledge of complex discharges, issues that can impact on the rehabilitation process and discharge, knowledge of wider MTD and services […]

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Meet Eleanor, an OT out in the community

Posted on 11/02/18 by AireAdmin 2 Comments

Hello my name is Eleanor and I am a community occupational therapist (OT) working within the Airedale/Wharfedale community rehab team. We cover Keighley and Ilkley and surrounding areas and see anyone over the age of 18. We are a team of occupational therapists, physiotherapists (PTs) and generic therapy assistants. We are an integrated team and […]

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This is Emma, an OT with elderly patients

Posted on 11/02/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hello my name is Emma, occupational therapist in the frail elderly pathway team. Bear with me; I am new to the frail elderly pathway team (FEP) and still in the process of finding my feet! My experience so far has highlighted how working as an OT in an integrated team is a brilliant way to […]

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Meet Katie, senior pharmacy technician

Posted on 10/23/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hello, my name is Katie and I work as a senior pharmacy technician.  How did you get to where you are today? What made you decide to do what you do? I trained in a busy community pharmacy located within a health centre, before spending a couple of years working for Bradford District Care Trust, […]

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This is Katie, lead aseptic technician

Posted on 10/23/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hello, my name is Katie and I’m a lead aseptic technician. How did you get to where you are today? What made you decide to do what you do? I worked in community pharmacy for six months and then decided to embark on training to become a pharmacy technician in hospital. To do this I […]

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Different pharmacy technician roles: clinical trials, procurement and clinical economy

Posted on 10/23/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hello, my name is Gill and I’m a clinical trials pharmacy technician. How did you get to where you are today? What made you decide to do what you do? I have been in this post since August 2012 having previously worked as an aseptic technician for several years and was looking to change roles. […]

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Rotational pharmacy technicians – meet Shelley, Amy, Ben and Gemma

Posted on 10/23/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hello, my name is Shelley and I’m a rotational band 5 senior pharmacy technician. How did you get to where you are today? What made you decide to do what you do? I started as a pharmacy assistant, and then applied for the pre-registration pharmacy technician post to obtain a BTEC and NVQ level 3 […]

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Read about Sharon’s role as lead technician system support in the pharmacy

Posted on 10/19/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hello,  my name is Sharon and I’m the lead technician system support and service improvement. How did you get to where you are today? What made you decide to do what you do? I was involved in the project to introduce electronic prescribing and medicines administration (EPMA) into the Trust, this progressed to me becoming […]

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