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Physiotherapy Assistant (In Residence)

Join National Star as a physiotherapy assistant, and your skills will help create experiences without limits for people with disabilities.

Cheltenham, Ullenwood

Job details


£11.18 - 11.62 per hour (£13.98 - £14.53 per hour weekends)

Role type

Full Time, All Year Post, Term-Time Only

Hours of work

37 / 44 hours / 39/ 52 weeks


Cheltenham, Ullenwood

Contract type

Permanent, Maternity Cover


Term-time and All year posts available

Closing date


Interview date


Job description

Are you someone with experience of working with people with disabilities who would like to train to deliver physiotherapy?

Disability charity National Star has an exciting new opportunity for someone keen the explore the world of physiotherapy as an in-residency physiotherapy assistant.

We are looking for a Maternity Cover term time only based at Ullenwood and a full time permanent all year based at Bradbury Gardens in Cheltenham.

You will work within our outstanding student residences based in the centre of Cheltenham supporting young adults with disabilities to complete their physiotherapy programmes. The role is dynamic and varied, with you working in education settings, therapy and student accommodation. You will receive training and ongoing mentoring from our experienced physiotherapy team to help you develop your knowledge and understanding to best support the learners. In addition, you will work alongside our care and support staff within our student accommodation and will be expected to roll your sleeves up and help with all areas of student care and support, including personal care and helping students to get ready to attend college in the mornings.

We’re looking for someone with a flexible and adaptable attitude, who is a confident and proactive self-starter. Ideally you will have two years previous experience of working with people with disabilities or one years experience as a Physiotherapy Assistant.

This is full time role working 37 hours a week over 52 weeks of the year. Your work rota will include early morning, day and evening shifts (including some weekends).


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About us

National Star is a growing charity with more than 1,200 staff based in England and Wales. Established more than 50 years ago, we’ve supported hundreds of young people with disabilities to achieve their potential.

How we will reward you

Our Golden Hello

It’s motivating to feel valued at work. That’s why all new staff will receive a ‘Golden Hello’ up to the value of £250 for full-time staff (pro-rata for part-time employees) upon successful completion of their probation.

Staff benefits

Fantastic career development opportunities and comprehensive induction programme - theory and practical

Staff minibus from Cheltenham and Gloucester to our Ullenwood site Monday to Friday.

Award-winning training

Use of fitness suite and swimming pool and staff clubs.

Westfield medical cover

Life insurance cover

Employee helpline

Contributory pension scheme

Opportunity to purchase a TOTUM discount card

Employee discounts at attractions, high street retailers, supermarkets, utilities and motoring, plus much more

Physiotherapy Assistant (In Residence)

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