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Physiotherapy Assistant

Location:
Kent
Department:
PHYSIOTHERAPY
Salary Details:
£18174 per annum
07 Apr 2021

About The Role

Hothfield is a 32 bed specialist hospital set within the 12 acre grounds of a manor house. We provide care to adults who have suffered a brain injury or suffer with a complex neurological condition from early stages of recovery from a brain injury, through to long term specialist residential care.

We are located on the outskirts of the village of Hothfield, just four miles from the busy town of Ashford with Ashford International and Charing train stations nearby. There is also ample free parking on site.

Physiotherapy Assistant – Neuro-Rehabilitation
Salary: Grade 3 – £9.32 per hour
Full Time & Permanent – 37.5 hours per week
Working Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm
Estimated start date: Monday 2nd August 2021

We are offering an exciting opportunity to join and support our physiotherapy team as a Physiotherapy Assistant. The role will involve:

• carrying out exercise and mobility programmes under the direction of physiotherapists
• assisting physiotherapists during treatment sessions, including hydrotherapy;
• supporting the team with administrative tasks
• using specialist equipment such as standing frames and treadmills
 
Training will be provided by the physiotherapy team and you will be supported to develop within the role through regular supervision. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team that includes Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Neuropsychologists, Doctors, Nurses, Rehabilitation Technicians and Rehabilitation Assistants.
We are interested in applicants who:

- have a keen interest in exercise and rehabilitation
- are passionate about helping those with disabilities to maximise their physical potential
- have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
- work well in a team
- are dynamic and enthusiastic

This job advert will close when sufficient applications have been received. If you wish to apply, please do so asap.

For an informal discussion please ring Simmone Bristow, Lead Physio on 01233 643272 (extension 3) or email: Simmone.bristow@huntercombe.com 

About You

Please take a look at our progressive and rewarding benefits package
• Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
• Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay
• 2 week’s paid paternity leave
• Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
• A thorough Induction Programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
• Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
• Generous annual leave allowance
• Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
• The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
• Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
• A range of staff discounts
• Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability or social background. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a difference.

About The Company

Huntercombe Group are one the leading specialist healthcare providers, with hospital and centres throughout England and Scotland, delivering wide ranging services in adult mental health and learning disabilities, specialist brain injury, child and adult mental health services (CAMHS) including eating disorders and social care for children with special needs.
Our aspiration is to nurture the world, one person at a time and that’s why everything we do is designed to provide the best care and recovery for our patients and residents
We’re proud to have recruited some of the most experienced doctors, nurses and therapists in their fields and alongside our supportive stable Management structure we hope that it’s you that can help make a difference to our excellent teams and workforce.