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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/10/2020.

Post Covid-19 digital rehabilitation programme

Job Reference: 358-2680379-RRC

University Hospitals of Leicester
Band 6 Specialist Physiotherapist/ Nurse / Occupational Therapist/ Exercise physiologist
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£31,365 - £37,890 PA



Post Covid-19 digital rehabilitation programme

Band 6 Specialist Physiotherapist/ Nurse / Occupational Therapist/ Exercise physiologist

6 month Fixed Term / Secondment post - 0.6 WTE (22.5 hours)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced exercise professional to join our clinical and research team in the Centre for Exercise and Rehabilitation Science (CERS).

The post is open to suitable candidates that are a qualified physiotherapist/ nurse or exercise physiologist and have experience of exercise testing, demonstrate a high level of clinical expertise and experience of delivery and supervision of exercise programmes for those with long term conditions.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. Having continued your professional development you must also display evidence of management/leadership skills. It is desirable to have experience of clinical audit and participation in research.

You will be part of a team that manage the development and delivery of an online digital rehabilitation programme for the post Covid-19 patient, working as part of our multi-disciplinary clinical team. You will be involved with liaising with other rehabilitation centres and help set up the programme at these other sites across the country.

The post holder will be multi-site based within University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust which will include working at Glenfield Hospital, the Leicester General Hospital, the National Centre for Sports Science Medicine (NCSEM) based at Loughborough University and Aylestone Leisure Centre.

If you think you can deliver the skills and the enthusiasm demanded by this challenging role and have a flexible approach to the needs of the service, then we would like to hear from you. A clean driving license is desirable, as you will be required to travel between sites.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Nikki Gardiner (Clinical Lead) or Rebecca Barclay (Senior Specialist Physiotherapist), on 0116 2502350 or 2502671.

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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 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 will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments 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 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. As it is unlikely the Trust would be 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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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