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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/11/2021.

Physiotherapy Assistant

Job Reference: 156-3546703

Employer:
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Department:
Therapies
Location:
Truro
Salary:
£20,330 - £21,777 pa pro rata

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please read the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Applicant Information Pack document in the 'Further Links' section before applying for this position. This pack will provide you with all the details you need on how to make your application and what happens next. You can also view our Total Reward Package Information for details on our colleague benefits.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Physiotherapy Assistant to join our friendly, busy Department at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust. The successful applicant will be working across the Hydrotherapy Department and The Paediatric Orthopaedic Physiotherapy teams..

The successful post holder will be part of a team, supporting a Clinical Lead Therapists, Band 6 Specialist Physiotherapists and a Tech III.

They will be expected to work with patients both in and out of the pool as well as administrative duties in the office. Previous hydrotherapy experience welcomed but not essential. As part of the paediatric role you will be expected to work with children of all ages, assist with administrative duties and serial casting alongside qualified members of staff.

This is a part-time post working 19 hours in hydrotherapy and 7 hours in paediatrics.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Susan Horne, Clinical Lead Therapist- 01872 254918 or susan.horne1@nhs.net




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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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