Physio Therapy Assistant

Recruiter
St Anthony's
Location
Wolverhampton, West midlands
Salary
Voluntary
Posted
09 Jun 2017
Closes
09 Sep 2017
Hours per month
1 to 10 hours, 10 to 20 hours
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

About the opportunity

Working alongside the physiotherapist to assist our residents with exercise, relaxation therapy and general fitness and movement.
This will include, using a hoist, re-positioning in wheelchairs, using heat packs, transferring onto standing/toning tables and assisting with walking.
No experience of working with people with disabilities is necessary, preference will be given to applicants qualified or studying physiotherapy or sports science.
Full training will be given.

 

About Leonard Cheshire Disability - St Anthony's

Leonard Cheshire Disability supports thousands of disabled people in the UK and works in over 50 countries. We campaign for change and provide innovative services that give disabled people the opportunity to live life their way. We want people to change the way they see disability - to think and act differently to make a positive difference to the lives of disabled people.Volunteers are involved a wide range of roles across the organisation, including befriending, accompanying disabled people to local activities, fundraising, organising social events, driving, gardening and maintenance.

 

What are they looking for? Willingness to learn and undertake training
Good time keeping
Friendly "can do" attitude
Able to be a regular volunteer (preferred but not necessary)

 

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