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Apprentice Physiotherapy Assistant

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
8 Oct 2023

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Job summary

This advert will be advertised on the apprentice website only. Apprentice contact Catherine Medlow Head of Learning & Development - Education and Apprenticeships.

Main duties of the job

  • To support the planning and delivery of individual or generalised patient treatment programmes
  • Assisting mobilisation of patients in clinical settings.
  • Have a good basic knowledge of all equipment and mobility aids used in the workplace.
  • Collect data and relevant statistics for reporting to management.
  • Maintain computer competencies to assist in data collection and patients information
  • Maintain stock levels - making management aware of any problems.
  • General housekeeping including keeping department tidy and ready for working day.

The post holder will undertake and complete the elements of the senior healthcare support worker standard (level 3) apprenticeship. This will involve working with an assessor to develop a work-based portfolio; undertaking work based assessments, completing all assignments/projects relating to the apprenticeship standard and completing end point assessment. The post holder will receive paid study time within their working hours to complete their apprenticeship.

About us

Join us at UHSussex, every day is different, you can be the change, better never stops

At UHSussex we're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of the UK's largest acute Trusts, we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.

Improving lives: We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation, with hardworking, talented and dedicated individuals, who work together towards a common goal, to always put our Patient First. Our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role at UHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex. We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in our wellbeing programme for staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

Build a career with us: As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do.

Date posted

26 September 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 2


£22,383 a year per annum




18 months

Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Worthing Hospital

Lyndhurst Road


BN11 2DH


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