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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/04/2020.

Physiotherapy Technician

Job Reference: 387-DT-2084-BM

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
Band 4 Physiotherapy Technician
Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol
£21,089 - £23,761 pa

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.

We have an exciting new opportunity for a suitably skilled band 4 Physiotherapy Technician based in the out patient Physiotherapy gym.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who enjoys working as part of a team. You will need good communication skills, a flexible approach to work and be able to physically mobilise patients as well as operate, use and fit adaptive equipment.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Physiotherapists with musculoskeletal (MSK) outpatients including classes, cardiac rehabilitation and amputee rehabilitation. They will be expected to deliver a range of treatment including rehabilitation programmes, exercise progression and gait re-education under the supervision of a Physiotherapist.

The Physiotherapy Technician will be supported by a team of qualified Physiotherapists, and other Therapy technicians. The post includes some administrative tasks.

The post holder will be naturally empathic, demonstrating good communication skills to facilitate close working relationships with both service users and staff. They will need to be creative; adapting activities to promote improvements in function, and flexible to meet the changing needs of the caseload and service.

They will possess good, written communication skills in order to document treatments in patient records, and be computer literate using hospital based computer systems for recording statistics and managing patient bookings.

In service training programmes and staff appraisal systems are in operation to help you develop to meet the demands of the post.

Proposed interview date 16th April 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lorna Harvey 0117 342 2372

or Naomi Chalk 0117 3422201


University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.


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