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Physiotherapy Technical Instructor

Job Reference: 358-1788125-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£18,813 to £20,795

Physiotherapy Technical instructor

Band 3

37.5 hours per week /1 WTE

(worked Monday to Sunday inclusive)

The University Hospitals of Leicester is one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country, serving the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. We require an enthusiastic Physiotherapy Technical Instructor to join our Surgical and Critical Care Therapy Team based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary.

As a Physiotherapy Technical Instructor you will contribute to the delivery of Physiotherapy services within the elective and emergency surgical wards, ear nose and throat wards, maxillo-facial wards and critical care clinical specialities and will assist the Physiotherapists in the ongoing rehabilitation of our patients, ensuring a high quality service at all times. You will be responsible for a caseload of patients under the guidance of a qualified physiotherapist and will implement treatment programmes and progress patients with their rehabilitation goals during their stay in hospital. You will be expected to maintain clear, concise and up to date documentation. There will also be an element of administrative duties as part of this role.

This post requires a level of personal responsibility and we are looking for a person with good communication skills and good organisation and time management skills, including the ability to prioritise their own workload.

The ability to work on your own and as part of our Therapy team, to use your initiative and to be able to adapt to a changing environment and changing service needs is essential. You will have recent significant clinical experience working in a Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy or Therapy Technical Instructor, Assistant or similar health care role.

Here at the University Hospitals of Leicester we actively encourage peer support and learning opportunities and the successful applicant will be actively encouraged to be involved with the Therapy Department In-Service Training programme and will undertake the National Care Certificate training when they join us.

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



For further details / informal visits contact:

Sam Rossiter, Therapy Clinical Team Leader on Tel 0116 2586825


We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

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 especially 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 for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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