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Band 6 Specialist Community Physiotherapist

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Main area
Exeter Community Rehabilitation Team
Grade
6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Monday to Friday
Job ref
185-A-19-73625
Site
Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford)
Town
Exeter
Salary
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum pro rata
Closing
22/09/2019 23:59

We are seeking a dynamic Band 6 Physiotherapist to cover a maternity leave from December 2019, for a period of 12 months as a secondment or fixed term contract; part time or full time will be considered.

Are you an enthusiastic and motivated Physiotherapist looking for an opportunity to progress existing skills and develop a broader range of skills to enhance your practice in the community rehabilitation? Yes, then we welcome your application to join our extensive and friendly Community Rehabilitation Team in Exeter.

You will be part of an experienced multi-disciplinary team, based at Exeter Community Hospital (Whipton), providing excellent person-centred care in patients’ homes, nursing and residential homes.We provide rehabilitation to patients with a wide range of conditions - acute, musculoskeletal, orthopaedic, neurological, palliative, many of whom have complex co-morbidities.  There is also a strong focus on falls prevention and management of long term conditions. We work closely with the Royal Devon & Exeter Trust Acute teams, Urgent Community Response Exeter, Social Services colleagues, Mental Health colleagues & local voluntary services. 

The post holder should have experience in falls prevention and management, working with the care of the older person and with people who have a long term condition. You should be able to work autonomously, without direct supervision and lone work in a community setting.

This post is for a Specialist band 6 Physiotherapist providing assessment & treatment of patients, presenting with a wide range of conditions. You will need to utilise excellent communication skills and be passionate about empowering patients, using a strength based approach. The post holder will need to be flexible and be able to adapt to change. It is essential the post holder has the ability to prioritise their own caseload, work well within a team and also has access to transport, to travel to allocated patients.

Our team prides itself on providing a comprehensive and structured induction programme, training and supervision, as well as peer support.  You will work with Managers / Therapy Leads & peers to develop the service in line with patient’s need and Trust wide developments.

If you are applying as a secondment please discuss with your line manager.

For more information please contact Ben Elliott or Anne Woodger, Physiotherapy Team Leads Tel: 01392 208257 or 208342.

Closing date: 22nd Sept 2019

Provisional interview date: 7th Oct 2019

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

Anne Woodger anne.woodger@nhs.net 01392 208342

If you have problems applying, contact

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