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Allied Health Professionals


Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) are found throughout the NHS carrying out a variety of crucial health care roles.

AHP is the collective term for highly qualified staff including  podiatrists, dietitians, occupational therapists, paramedics, physiotherapists, radiographers and speech and language therapists.

On this page you’ll find more information about different AHP roles – also including Operating Department Practitioners, Orthoptists, Osteopaths, Prosthetists and Orthotists – and Healthcare Science roles such as biomedical and physiological scientists.

We often have vacancies in these fields and we welcome qualified professionals and those looking to start a career in health.

You can find out more by clicking the links here, learn more about what the roles entail and see how vital they are in supporting our patients.

We want to raise awareness of the important role allied health professionals play in delivering health care and encourage more people to explore career options in different fields. Find out more here.


Here at the James Paget University Hospital our Integrated Therapies Department includes:


Occupational therapists


We are a team of dedicated professionals who work within a wide range of departments, including:

We offer both rotational and static posts within the department.

Our vision is to provide high quality services that support more people to live a fulfilling life. Our strategic ambitions are:

  • Deliver the best possible level of safe and effective care

  • Provide education, support and development for our staff to deliver excellence in practice and be the employer of choice

  • Effectively manage our financial resources, our estate and our infrastructure to ensure we are sustainable

  • Actively participate in innovation, research and partnerships to transform our services

Work experience / shadowing

If you would like to come and meet us or spend the day shadowing us please contact our admin team on 01493 452048 Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.

Apply for a job / Working for us

All our current vacancies can be found by clicking here.