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

Physiotherapy Assistant

Job Reference: 411-MEDICINE-2021-90757

Employer:
Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
411 Physiotherapy Respiratory
Location:
Liverpool
Salary:
£20,330 to £21,777 pa

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is a provider of specialist health care to over 275,000 children and young people each year. In addition to the hospital site located in the West Derby area of Liverpool, Alder Hey has a presence in community outreach sites and, in collaboration with other providers, our clinicians help deliver care closer to patients’ homes by holding local clinics at locations from Cumbria to Shropshire, in Wales and the Isle of Man. The Trust also provides inpatient care for children with complex mental health needs at our Alder Park building in the nearby borough of Sefton.

We currently have more than 4,000 staff working across our community and hospital sites. We’re also a teaching and training hospital providing education and training to around 540 medical and over 500 nursing and allied health professional students each year.

As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities. All appointments will be made on merit.

You can expect a warm welcome at Alder Hey Childrens NHS Foundation Trust, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours. At Alder Hey we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

Great flexible working opportunities

Discounted gym membership

Lease car scheme and Home Electronics Scheme

Generous annual leave and pension scheme

Extensive staff health and well-being programmes


Physiotherapy Assistant in Acute Services Grade: Band 3 Hours: x 1 WTE 37.5 hours permanent contract Alder Hey Children’s Hospital is a world leader in Health;

It is a hospital inspired and designed by children to provide the future of paediatric care. There are 270,000 children treated in the hospital each year, from a North West catchment area of 7 million, with specialist treatments being provided for children from all parts of the UK.

An opportunity for a Physiotherapy Assistant to support the rehabilitation of children across all clinical specialities has been developed within the acute Physiotherapy team; in addition, the post holder will promote activity and exercise in all patients through the Trust’s Ready, Steady, Go programme.

Applicants should have experience of working as a physiotherapy assistant or have worked with children in a caring environment and be able to show initiative, motivation and confidence in their communication and relationships with patients, families, carers and colleagues.

We are looking for an assistant that will complement this dynamic team, bringing enthusiasm and an innovative approach to the role. For further information please contact Alison Pitman, Physiotherapy Manager Alison.pitman@alderhey.nhs.uk 07969504984




Although NHS Jobs enables you to use the same application to apply for multiple roles within the NHS, unless you tailor your application to the specific role you are applying for with Alder Hey, and detail how you meet the criteria for this role and what you can offer to Alder Hey, you are unlikely to be successful in your application. Please also make sure that your Employment History is upto date and listed in the correct order. Starting with your current/most recent post and then working backwards.

To find out more about the various careers available see Alder Hey Careers link

We reserve the right to close vacancies without notice when we have received a sufficient number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will contact you using this regarding your application. All candidates will be notified via email whether or not they have been shortlisted.

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to creating a well-managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We actively promote equality and diversity and operate a Zero Tolerance policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment.

Transitional arrangements are in place for EU,EEA and Swiss Citizens following the UK's withdrawal from the EU. Should you this apply to you, you are advised to familiarise yourself with these arrangements to ensure you continue to have right to work in the UK and how to evidence that right in the future. Please see the document attached to this vacancy. This requirement does not apply to Irish citizens, who can continue to freely enter, live and work in the UK.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

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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