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Senior Therapy Assistant

Band 4

Main area
Band 4
Part time: 20.62 Hours
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George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
£21,892 to £24,157 pa
01/06/2020 23:59

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.


Band 4 Senior Therapy Assistant- 1 Posts, Part time (1 x 20.625 hours)

£21,089-£24,157 per annum pro rata

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 fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Therapy Assistant with Level 5 Assistant Practitioner Diploma OR with experience as Band 3 Therapy Assistant with relevant equivalent qualification to work within our team on medical step down ward, Victoria ward. This new and exciting role, with the emphasis on enabling patients to get home as quickly and as safely as possible.

This is one of two (Band 4) part time roles that will cover a 7 days service, working as part of the Therapy services within this setting. The role includes both Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy support, assisting and supporting patients who are on the ward, following them through their time within hospital. The role also includes the involvement within out-patient rehabilitation classes.

The post offers a great chance for individual development within this field which is relatively new in the use of Therapy Assistants.

You will be working alongside experienced staff within the area-including therapists, advanced nursing practitioners and other MDT members.

The role will be based at the George Eliot Hospital-treating patients on an individual basis and group basis, within the hospital setting.

There are specific competencies that will be part of the training, alongside specific in-service training for Therapy assistants and 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: 1st June, 2020

Interview Date: Tuesday 9th 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

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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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