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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/05/2021.

Physiotherapy Technical Instructor

Job Reference: 358-3047192-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum

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

Trauma Orthopaedics (in-patients)

37.5 hours per week

Mon – Sun (including bank holidays)

Part time/Fixed Term/Bank contracts may be considered.

*In addition to this full time role we also have a part time vacancy expected in the summer and may be able to offer it to a successful candidate from this recruitment*

An exciting opportunity is available for a Technical Instructor to join the in-patient Physiotherapy Trauma Orthopaedic team at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

If you have recent significant clinical experience as a Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy support worker, or similar health care role, and enjoy working in an inpatient environment then this could be the post for you. Experience in musculoskeletal is desirable.

You will provide physiotherapy interventions to facilitate effective and timely discharges across the busy trauma unit. The therapy team includes Occupational Therapy staff and the team have close working relationships with the ward staff and surgeons.

You must be able to work with patients, their families and the multidisciplinary team in a sensitive and professional manner for the benefit of the patient. You will have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and be able to work alone and as part of a team. You will demonstrate effective interpersonal, time management and organisational skills. You will also be expected to support the team with non-clinical activities such as TIARA inputting, restocking equipment and general administrative duties.

You will join a large, friendly team and receive a comprehensive Trust and departmental induction. Regular supervision, training and annual appraisal will support you.

Successful candidates from the interviews for this post may be considered for future Technical Instructor vacancies in other Physiotherapy teams within UHL.

Please note that this advert will close early if sufficient applications are received.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Caroline Timms, Therapy Clinical Team Leader, Trauma Orthopaedics; or Clinical Specialist Physiotherapists: Glyn Harris or Helen Green,,, Telephone: 0116 258 5271 / 5992.


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 (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

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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