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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/03/2021.

Band 2 Physiotherapy Assistant

Job Reference: 358-2922175-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£18,005 - £19,337 £17,652 to £19,020 per annum pro

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.

Band 2 Physiotherapy Assistant , 24 hours per week.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 2 Physiotherapy Assistant to work within a multidisciplinary team on the clinical decisions unit, respiratory medicine, vascular, surgical wards and respiratory outpatients at Glenfield Hospital. The post holder will assist the therapy team in delivering safe and effective, quality treatments including the rehabilitation of patients.

You will work alongside physiotherapists, occupational therapists and the wider MDT supporting with functional assessments and interventions in order to facilitate patients discharge home. These include education, exercise provision and mobilsing patients. 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.

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:

NameSarah PattissonJob titleClinical Specialist PhysiotherapistEmail addresssarah.pattisson@uhl-tr.nhs.ukTelephone number01162583389Additional contact information

Karen McMullan, Therapy Clinical Team Leader via email or telephone on 07929835611.


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

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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 (DBS)

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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-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

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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