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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/01/2022.

Physiotherapy Assistant

Job Reference: 358-3693789-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
LGH, Leicester
£18,546 - £19,918 per annum

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

Band 2 Physiotherapy Assistant
full time
Hours: Mon – Fri (plus weekend and bank holiday roster)

If you enjoy working with people and are you interested in working alongside physiotherapists within a hospital setting this could be the job for you.

We are looking for a capable and adaptable individual to join our friendly Neurological Rehabilitation Physiotherapy team at the Leicester General Hospital for 37.5 hours each week. The Specialist Neurological Rehabilitation Unit provides high level clinical input to complex patients with Neurological conditions including Brain Injuries. The rehab team is composed of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Psychologists, specialist nurses and rehab consultants.

You will need to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will need to be motivated, organised and able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team. You will need to have had experience of working with a variety of different people. Clerical experience and the ability to use computers are desirable in these posts, as some administrative and clerical duties are involved.
Previous experience in therapy is desirable, however work experience in a healthcare setting will be considered if appropriate. There will be a programme of development to be undertaken to develop you into the role that will need to be completed in your first 18 months in post.

You will receive a comprehensive Trust and departmental induction, regular supervision and annual appraisal and a training programme to support your development.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameRebecca LoomesJob titleTherapy Clinical Team LeaderEmail addressrebecca.loomes@uhl-tr.nhs.ukTelephone number0116 258 4064Additional contact information

For further information Please contact Rebecca Loomes,

Therapy Clinical Therapy Team Leader , Neurology and Oncology therapy services

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.

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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