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Senior Community Physiotherapist

6

Main area
Community Rehab
Grade
6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Monday - Friday
Job ref
185-A-19-67205
Site
Okehampton Community Hospital
Town
Okehampton
Salary
£28,050 - £36,644 pa
Closing
10/03/2019 23:59

Have you ever wanted to work in Devon and take advantage of superb leisure activities, great countryside, friendly communities, and excellent transport networks?

Due to the development of community services within our area we have a new vacancy for a full time Band 6 Physiotherapist to join our busy and friendly Community Rehabilitation Team in Okehampton, Mid Devon.

The base will be at Okehampton Community Hospital and the post holder will be expected to work from our other team sites at Moretonhampstead and Crediton as service needs require. The post requires excellent communication skills and the ability to establish good working relationships with Health and Social Care Team members, GPs and the voluntary sector. The post will involve rehabilitation of clients within their own homes and there will be a requirement to take part in the duty rota for Urgent Community Response, which is our service to facilitate hospital discharge and admission avoidance.

The work is varied and there will be opportunities to develop skills in managing complex caseloads including clients with complex / long term conditions, falls, stroke, neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis as well as clients with general mobility, orthopaedic and trauma problems. With the current focus being on supporting patients to self-manage their health and wellbeing, you will have the opportunity to help develop pathways of care for patients within our local community. Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity

***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.***

DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.    

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jan Morris janettemorris@nhs.net 01837 658029

If you have problems applying, contact

Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Wonford
Barrack Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 5DW
Telephone
01392 403936 or 403758

As users of the disability confident scheme, we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for job applicants with disabilities. If you let us know, when you apply, that you would like to use this scheme, we will guarantee you an interview, if you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification section of the job description.

We will also make any reasonable adjustments you require to our selection process. Please let us know what you need


Our Trust is proudly committed to race equality.
To ensure our ethnic minority staff have an equal opportunity to succeed, we are offering career development support to any ethnic minority staff.

Interested?

Please email rde-tr.equality@nhs.net to find out more.