Physiotherapy Technical Instructor

Posted 21 September by NHS Business Services Authority

37.5 hours per week, commitment to weekend working on a rota

We are looking to recruit a band 3 Physiotherapy Technical Instructor to join our dynamic and supportive Physiotherapy team

  • An opportunity has arisen for a Physiotherapy Technical instructor who will work flexibly between in-patient wards at the Cumberland Infirmary as well as within out-patient Pulmonary and Cardiac rehabilitation programmes.
  • While supporting the physiotherapy team in the ward environment the post holder will provide rehabilitation for patients with a wide range of medical conditions although the main base will be the respiratory ward.
  • out-patient work will be the rehabilitation of respiratory and cardiac patients and will include exercise testing, group work, exercise programmes and telephone and video consultations to support patients in their recovery.
  • You will join a wider physiotherapy team that is supportive, encourages an innovative approach to practice and is committed to personal and service development.
  • The successful applicant will need to demonstrate an interest in rehabilitation, ideally with long term conditions or group work. They will also have excellent interpersonal and motivational skills and an enthusiasm for promoting a high standard of patient centred care.

For further information please contact Barbara McCready Advanced Specialist Physiotherapist – Respiratory .

The essential criteria for this role includes the requirement to have a care certificate or the willingness and ability to undertake this. For further information, please see the additional information link which can be viewed under the “read this before applying” section.

  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

Standard Check: £26 + Administration cost of £4.20 = deducted at £10.20 from 1st month salary and £10 deducted from salary over following 2 months.

Enhanced Check: £44 + administration cost of £4.20 = £15.20 deducted from 1st month salary and £11 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability

Reference: 40938223

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