Orthopaedic Therapy Assistant

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Full Time
Bolton BL4
£20,270 - £21,318 a year
Posted 5 days ago
Job description
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic Therapy Assistant to join the Orthopaedic and Outreach Therapy team who are part of the Integrated Community Services Division.

New Health and Social Care Act Regulations were approved by Parliament on the 22nd July 2021, which requires all those working or entering a CQC registered care home (for persons who require nursing or personal care) to be fully vaccinated (Covid 19) from the 11th November 2021, unless exempt under the regulations. You will therefore be required to provide proof of vaccination or exemption if you are successful at interview. Health information is classed as special category data under UK GDPR legislation therefore, vaccination/exemption confirmation will be processed and stored in line with the Data Protection Act 2018.

  • Please note this advert may close earlier than advertised dependant on applicant numbers
As a member of the wider multi-disciplinary team you will work alongside and support Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy staff in providing specialist treatment, intervention and advice. You will need to have very good communication skills, both spoken and written, be confident working with a wide range of health professionals and keen to develop your own skills and experience. The post offers the opportunity to develop skills within therapy services on the Orthopaedic wards and as part of the Outreach Team. The team offer a supportive environment and the opportunity to work alongside other therapy assistants.

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust is an integrated provider of acute, intermediate and community health care serving the population of Bolton. This provides us with an opportunity for our services to work closely with our partners in primary care and the local authority to ensure a seamless service for our patients.

Here at Bolton our patients are at the heart of everything we do. We ensure our patients receive the highest quality of Care and are guided by our trust Values. We are proud that our Trust is a centre of excellence for maternity, neonatal and care for children, and that it has been rated as Good by the Quality Care Commission (CQC). This is in recognition of the patient experience and quality of care that our staff provide to patients. It is also supported by our Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professional Framework for Professional Practice.

The aims of this Trust are to improve the health of and provide the best possible care to the population in which we serve and ensure that our staff have joy and pride in their work. We are striving to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities in which we serve. We value our staff and can offer excellent opportunities for further training and development. We are keen to reflect our local population and therefore applications from all sectors of the community are welcomed.

This post will involve working on acute orthopaedic trauma and elective wards and with out outreach staff who visit patients in their own home. you will provide support for qualified Physiotherapists and occupational therapists and carry out related tasks within your competencies.

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