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Technical Assistant

Band 2

Main area
Occupational Therapy
Band 2
Part time: 18.75 Hours Per Week
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George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
£19,737 to £21,142 pa
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George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust opened in 1948 and provides a range of elective, non-elective, surgical, medical, women’s, children’s, diagnostic and therapeutic services to a population of more than 350,000 people.

The hub of the Trust is located on the outskirts of Nuneaton and its services cover a large footprint, including north Warwickshire, south west Leicestershire, and north Coventry. We also provide primary and community services across Coventry, Warwickshire and Leicestershire.

Our vision is "to EXCEL at patient care". If you think you've got what it takes, help us realise this and join #TeamEliot.


Part-time Technical Assistant (Therapy Services) 24.25 hours per week


About us

Here at George Eliot our vision to excel at patient care’ takes centre stage.  An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do.  Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:

Effective Open Communication

excellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence

The Role

A great opportunity has arisen for either an experienced Band 2, an existing Band 3 Assistant or experienced personnel within the healthcare system to work within the acute setting. The role is assisting the Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapist working in both the ward and in the out-patient setting. This is a split part time (24.25 hours) position.

The post offers a great chance for individual development, working alongside experienced therapists.

The role will be based at the George Eliot Hospital-treating patients on an individual and group basis on the wards as well as alongside the Therapist within the out-patient setting.

Candidates require excellent written and spoken English, as well as excellent team working skills, adaptability and flexibility.

There is a requirement for flexible working as the service operates over 7 days and bank holidays on a rostered system

There is training on the job, alongside specific in-service training for Therapy assistants, along with individual mentorship to help with your personal goals-our moto being ‘Your Potential is our Goal’

So, if you are ready for your next challenge, then come and work for us!


 Our benefits include but are not limited to: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus 8 bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, on-site discounted gym, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking. 

Closing date: Monday May 25th, 2020

Interview Date: Wednesday 3rd June, 2020

This post may close early due to high numbers of applications so you are advised to apply promptly.


All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.


A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertise and enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.



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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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