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Physiotherapy Technical Instructor/Therapy worker

Job Reference: 358-3460639-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Surgical Physiotherapy Technical Instructor
LRI and LGH, Leicester
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum

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Physiotherapy Technical Instructor 37.5hr

Therapy Support Worker 35hr


We require two enthusiastic people to join our Respiratory, Surgical and Critical Care Therapy Teams at the LRI and LGH.

The first post (37.5hrs) is based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary and is part of the Surgical and Critical Care team. This is a band 3 Physiotherapy Technical Instructor role.

The second post (35hrs) is currently based at the Leicester General Hospital and is part of the Surgical, Renal and Critical Care team. This Therapy Support Worker (band 3) post will move to the Leicester Royal Infirmary as part of the trust wide reconfiguration project. This is currently due to happen in May 2022.

These two roles form an important part of both teams and are intrinsic in helping our patients get home from hospital. You will work closely with physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure excellent patient care. If you enjoy working as part of a team in a busy hospital environment and seeing your patients achieve their goals then this is the job for you!


This post requires a high level of personal responsibility and we are looking for a person with excellent communication skills and good organisational skills.

The ability to work on your own and as part of a team, to use your initiative and be able to work effectively and efficiently in a fast moving environment is essential. Previous experience of working in a health or social care setting and working as a member of the multidisciplinary team is essential. The post holder will need Maths/English GCSE’s or equivalent. We actively encourage peer support and learning opportunities.

The successful applicant will be actively encouraged to be involved with the Department’s In-Service Training programme.

Participation in weekend/Bank Holiday working as part of our rostered service is an expectation of this role.

When applying please state which post you are applying for – if it is both then please write this.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Sam Rossiter

Job title: Team Leader

Email address:

Telephone number: 01162583350

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)

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.

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