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Physiotherapy Technical Instructor

Job Reference: 358-1790964-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£18,813 - £20,795 per ann

Physiotherapy Technical Instructor, 37.5 hours per week.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 3 Physiotherapy Technical Instructor to work within a multidisciplinary team on the clinical decisions unit, respiratory medicine, vascular and surgical wards at Glenfield Hospital. The post holder will assist the therapy team in delivering safe and effective, quality treatments including the assessment, rehabilitation and discharge of patients.

You will work alongside physiotherapists, occupational therapists and the wider MDT in carrying out comprehensive functional assessments and interventions in order to facilitate patients discharge home. These include education, teaching, progression of exercises and mobility assessments and rehabilitation. You will also be required to carry out general administration and clerical duties.

This post requires a level of personal responsibility and we are looking for someone with the ability to prioritise their own workload, use their initiative and the ability to work on their own and as part of a team. You will demonstrate effective communication and organisational skills and be able to adapt to a changing and pressurised environment.

You will have recent clinical experience working in Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy or Therapy Technical Instructor, Assistant or similar health care role and have a good general level of education.
We actively encourage learning and development and the successful applicant will be involved with the therapy department in-service training programme and be supported in there personal and professional development. As part of a friendly, supportive and proactive team you will also receive regular supervision and appraisals.

The physiotherapy department provides a seven day rostered service and the successful candidate will be expected to participate in the rota.

For further details / informal visits contact:

please contact

Clare Whittingham, Therapy Clinical Team Leader via email or telephone on 0116 2583350.

Emma McWilliams, Therapy Clinical Team Leader via email or telephone on 0116 2583350.



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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