Physiotherapy Assistant

York, North Yorkshire, England
YO30 4UR
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
22 May 2020
20 Jun 2020

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the MHSOP Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) in York and Selby for a physiotherapy assistant. The successful candidate will be expected to be able to travel independently within York, Selby and surrounding areas.

The teams' caseload consists of service users with both functional and organic mental health illnesses, alongside complex long term health conditions. As the physiotherapy assistant within the community, after a period of training you will be expected to hold you own caseload. This work follows a set physiotherapy intervention plan which is developed by the band 6 physiotherapist. You will also be expected to work closely with the qualified physiotherapist to deliver specialist physiotherapy input. You will be expected to attend team meetings/huddles as required.

The successful candidate will also have some administrative duties e.g. organise appointments, manage referrals, order equipment and manage your own diary and be an active member within the monthly physio professional forum.

This will be a challenging and rewarding role in which the physiotherapy assistant will be expected to work in a dynamic environment, have strong communication skills, inter personal skills and be dependable, approachable, flexible and enthusiastic. The successful candidate will participate with peer support and education of staff, students and carers within the service.

You will be expected to liaise with other healthcare services e.g. orthotics, wheelchair services on behalf of the physiotherapists, acting as a conduit between mental health and other healthcare providers.

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the protection of staff, service users and visitors to the Trust from second hand smoke and currently operates a no smoking policy which ensures all buildings and grounds are smoke free.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from individuals who have experience of mental ill health or learning disabilities. Our service users and carers tell us our staff should be consistently concerned with maintaining and improving care with pride, empathy and compassion.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible.

In order for your application to be successfully processed we will require references from your current and previous employer(s) which must cover a minimum period of three years. Please ensure that the reference section of your application is completed appropriately giving the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current and previous line manager(s). If this section is not fully completed your application may not be processed.

If your application is successful, the information you give on your application form will be used to create and be retained on your electronic staff record and to provide access to core Trust systems.

Please note that if the post you are applying for requires a DBS check, you will be required to also subscribe to the DBS Update Service, if successful, and thereafter renew your subscription each year. The Trust will reimburse the subscription fee.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by e-mail. You should check your SPAM folders as well as your inbox. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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Ref: NYM01920

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