- Fixed term
- Across 7 days
- £30,401 - £37,267 per annum
- 21/02/2020 23:59
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a skilled, experienced Physiotherapist to join the Physiotherapy Team working in Acute Medicine at the RD&E on a 12 month fixed term contract.
The role will involve undertaking comprehensive assessments of patients admitted to the acute medical wards and provide specialist respiratory physiotherapy interventions on the wards and in the high dependency unit on Culm ward. It also involves undertaking assessment of a patient’s functional ability, liaising with patients, their support networks and wider agencies to plan and facilitate effective discharges from the acute hospital environment.
Whilst the post holder will frequently be expected to work as an autonomous practitioner there will be strong links with the multidisciplinary team working in the hospital. There is a requirement to provide supervision, training and support to junior staff and students. There will also be an opportunity to work with managers to develop the service in line with patient need and trust wide developments.
This post carries an expectation to work flexibly over 7 days, including weekend and on-call commitments.
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: Band 6
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.
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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If you have problems applying, contact
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
- 01392 403936 or 403758