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Sample cover letter for Internship position at NHS


Rehab Assistant

I am applying for the position of a ‘Rehabilitation Assistant’, because I have the necessary educational background and keen interest in health and wellbeing to exceed in this role as well as build my working experience through the NHS.

I have a sport science background in which I have used various equipment and also learned about different population of people and their needs. I have experience in designing exercise programmes with patients with different diseases such as patients with cardiovascular disease. I have an array of knowledge of sporting injuries and have learnt about different recovery options which I can apply to this role. I am competent in using all Microsoft Office packages i.e. word excel, Power Point, publisher etc.; I have also used Mat lab software and Vicon Nexus software.

I have also completed a postgraduate degree in Biomechanics where I have learned about walking gait and worked with amputees. Due to the fact my course had a strong clinical influence I have learned the importance of confidentiality and most important how to be professional when dealing with clients/patients. I have the knowledge in health screening clients to see if it is safe for them to complete physical activity.

I am honest and trustworthy; conscientious and hardworking; self-motivated and I apply myself wholeheartedly to any tasks I set or is set for me; I have learnt and have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team; I speak English fluently and related well with others in spite of disability, gender, race, religion & belief or sexual orientation.

Throughout work experience, university and coaching I have developed essential skills in communicating such as:

  • Being able to communicate within a team setting in order for all involved to strive for the same goal
  • Making presentations in seminar groups at university
  • Promote new products to customers through clear, persuasive and positive manner
  • Able to give confident and precise instruction to athletes throughout sessions.
  • Being able to communicate with individuals who may not have technical/scientific vocabulary.

I have attached my curriculum vitae to this application and thank you in anticipation for taking the time to consider my application and I look forward to hearing from you.

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