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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/08/2020.

Physiotherapy Assistant

Job Reference: 271-MTT-2580960

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
£26,365 - £28,988 per annum inclusive

An opportunity has arisen to join the neuromuscular physiotherapy team at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, working with a varied caseload of children mostly in the out-patient setting.

We are seeking an enthusiastic new member to our team who has experience of working with children with mobility and physical difficulties in a health, nursery or education setting. This post is part of an expanding physiotherapy service consisting of Clinical Specialist Physiotherapists, Senior Physiotherapists, Rotational Physiotherapists and a team of physiotherapists working in neuromuscular research.

The work involves both clinical and administrative/house-keeping duties, with hydrotherapy, splinting and play being important parts of the work. You will be working closely with doctors, other members of the multidisciplinary team and physiotherapy colleagues. Good communication skills including good written English and team working abilities are essential for this post.

Great Ormond Street Hospital is located in central London close to Covent Garden and Oxford Street. The Trust values all their staff and has been awarded the Improving Working Lives Practice Plus standard. There is support for CPD through provision of study leave and funding support where appropriate to the service.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Marion Main

Job title Lead Physiotherapist

Email address

Telephone number 020 7405 9200 ext. 0099

Additional contact information

Jose Longatto -

Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

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