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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/02/2022.

Physiotherapy Assistant

Job Reference: 312-HH-0896

Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, Part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Rehab and Therapies
Harefield Hospital Uxbridge Middlesex UB9 6LJ
Band 3 £23,521 -£24,926 pa Inc. HCAS

On 1st February 2021 the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals became part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust – a truly once-in a generation development. Together, we are taking our first steps towards our vision of creating a brand-new centre of excellence, which will be the global leader in the research into and treatment of heart and lung disease in patients from pre-birth to old age. We are developing some exciting plans and we want you to join us – so come and help to change the shape of healthcare for our heart and lung patients world-wide.


Directorate of Rehabilitation & Therapies


BAND 3 - £24,228 - £25,675 (inc) HCAS

JOB REF: 312-HH-0896

Full-time, Fixed term contract 10 months


Royal Brompton & Harefield hospitals are a clinical group of two specialist hospitals which are known throughout the world for our expertise, standard of care and research success. Harefield Hospital includes a range of cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, including transplantation, and critical care


We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated physiotherapy assistant. You will be based at Harefield Hospital as an important member of a well-established and highly respected physiotherapy department. The role involves assisting in treating adults following cardiothoracic surgery and transplantation which will regularly involve the use of rehabilitation equipment and hoists. You will be closely supported by, and receive regular teaching from highly skilled, experienced senior physiotherapists.


You will be responsible for the monitoring and cleaning of equipment kept by the physiotherapy department and ensuring safety checks are carried out.


Good IT / word processing skills are essential to be able to carry out administration and clerical duties.


We are looking for someone who will be a flexible team player with good communication skills both with other professionals and with patients and their carers. Previous experience working in a clinical role is desirable.


Harefield Hospital is a relatively small hospital (approx. 160 beds) with a friendly open culture situated in a village accessible by public transport, near to Uxbridge and Watford and very close to the M25 and M40.


You will receive Outer London Weighting in addition to your salary.


Closing date: 2nd February '22

Due to the popularity of some positions, we reserve the right to close the vacancies early on receipt of sufficient applicants.

Interview Date: TBC


For more information or an informal chat please contact Susan Hutchison, Highly Specialist Physiotherapist on 01895 823737 bleep 6301 or

Staff benefits include: subsidised childcare facilities, occupational pension scheme, personal development and training opportunities, flexible working and subsidised accommodation is available on both sites.

To ensure that our workforce is representative of the population we serve, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals have a duty to safeguard all patients and provide additional measures for patients who are less able to protect themselves from harm or abuse. All staff have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of ALL adults, children and young people in the Trust. This including patients, visitors and those using our facilities. Safeguarding means protecting people's health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect and is fundamental to high-quality health.

Due to the popularity of some positions, we reserve the right to close the vacancies early on receipt of sufficient applicants.

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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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