Therapy Technician - Band 3

Main area
28 Hours per week
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Hospital of St Cross
£16,968 - £19,852 per annum
27/06/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

Band 3 Therapy Technician – Orthopaedics Team, Hospital of St Cross, Rugby

Part time - 28.00 hours

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Therapy team at Hospital of St Cross, Rugby. We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated Band 3 Therapy Technician to work within our Elective Orthopaedic service.

As a Therapy Technician you will work closely with Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists to support high standards of patient care for our elective Orthopaedic patients both pre and post operatively to ensure the best outcome.

The therapy service is provided across seven days (inclusive of Bank Holidays) and entails the treatment, rehabilitation and discharge planning of patients admitted under this speciality. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, experience of working as part of a team and great time management skills. Your role will include co-facilitating the pre-operative education groups for hip and knee replacement patients as well as working with patients on an individual basis on the wards. There is also a non-clinical element which involves administrative tasks such as ordering of equipment.

Closing Date: Please be advised that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested. 

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it. Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description. The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behavior.

No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positive

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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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact; Sue Powell or Adam Wale on 01788 663054 or email

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