Therapy Assistant - Women & Men's Health (Band 3)
Women’s and Men’s Health Physiotherapy Team
21 hours/week Monday to Friday (M 08:00 - 12:00 and T/W/Th/F 08:00 - 12:15)
The main role of the postholder will be to support the Women’s and Men’s Health physiotherapists in assessment of and delivering physiotherapy advice and exercises to patients on the postnatal wards and post-operative gynaecology wards.
Non-clinical duties will include completion of onward referrals and associated administration of both the obstetrics and gynaecology clinics/classes and supporting the physiotherapists with any paperwork and ordering/collection of medical records.
In times of absence of the band 2 Therapy Assistants, other non-clinical duties will need to be undertaken. You may be asked to undertake chaperoning of vaginal and ano-rectal examinations completed by the physiotherapists. You will receive full training and complete competencies in order for you to undertake this post.
You will also be required to work additional hours, approximately one in four to five weekends, currently Saturdays, for an average of 4.5 hours, dependent on the needs of the service.
The team comprises three full-time Physiotherapists and three part-time Therapy Assistants working within the Women’s and Men’s Health physiotherapy team.
Interviews will be held on 21st March 2018 for shortlisted candidates.
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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Helen Parriss, Team Lead for Women’s and Men’s Health Physiotherapy
Tel. 01553 613613; bleep 1248.