Allied Health Professionals (AHPs)

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Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) provide services for people across the life course, so have a crucial role to play in all areas of care, to improve the health and wellbeing of the general population.

AHPs are the third largest workforce within the NHS, and there are 14 different professions which hold the title of AHP.

Within LPFT, AHPs include: 

  • Occupational Therapists 
  • Physiotherapists
  • Speech Language Therapists
  • Dietitians 
  • Paramedics
  • Art Therapists
  • Music Therapists
  • Drama Therapists
  • AHP Support Staff

LPFT AHPs work collaboratively, within multi-professional teams across the Trust.

A Lincolnshire AHP Strategic Forum, which brings together Lead AHPs and uni-professional leads from across organisations in Lincolnshire, has a Strategic Plan which focuses on the following objectives:

  • High quality care
  • Education: developing the Lincolnshire AHP workforce for now and the future
  • Recruitment and Retention: Creating a sustainable AHP community in Lincolnshire
  • Innovation and research
  • Recognising, valuing and celebrating excellence in Lincolnshire

Our #BeYouLPFT campaign highlights the importance of being your authentic self. We want to celebrate the diversity of our workforce by shining a light on the different lives we each lead and the hobbies and activities we enjoy, whilst also showcasing how we all come together to form Team LPFT and do the amazing work we do each and every day.

Look out for more of our images on social media using the hashtag #BeYouLPFT

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Recruitment

We have a couple of online recruitment drop-in sessions coming up for people to find out more about what it's like working at LPFT and our current vacancies. 

If you are an Occupational Therapist (or qualifying soon) and you are curious about working in mental health, learning disabilities and autism services join us on either Wednesday 15 June from 12-1pm or Wednesday 22 June from 6-7pm to find out more. 

Email lpft.communications@nhs.net for  more information.Occupational Therapists recruitment sessions poster

Useful contacts

Recruitment Team
Gervas House,
Long Leys Road
Lincoln, LN1 1EJ

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Useful websites

www.jobs.nhs.uk 

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