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Physiotherapy Technical Instructor

Job Reference: 358-1822553-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£18,813 to £20,795 per an

Physiotherapy Department

Physiotherapy Technical Instructor

Acute Medicine - LRI

Band 3 / 30 hours per week

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills within a multidisciplinary team.

You will be working on the acute medical wards at Leicester Royal Infirmary with patients who have a variety of medical conditions. You will be working alongside Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists, assessing and treating patients with mobility problems to plan safe discharge from hospital.

This post requires a high level of personal responsibility and therefore we are looking for a person with a mature outlook, good communication skills, organisational skills and an ability to use their initiative. You will need to be motivated, organised and able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team. You will need to have had experience of working with a variety of different people. The ability to use computers is desirable in this post, as some administrative and clerical duties are involved.

You will need to have either experience working within a health care setting and ideally worked as a therapy assistant. You must have a clear understanding of the role of Physiotherapy.

You will receive comprehensive trust and service induction, regular supervision and annual appraisal and a training programme to support your development.

We have a well-established in-service training programme and a commitment to continuing professional development.

Post holders will work their core hours Monday to Friday but will also be required to work weekends and Bank Holidays on a roster system.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ann White Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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