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Team Physiotherapist (TRAUMA)

6

Main area
Therapy
Grade
6
Contract
Permanent: Fixed term
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week across 7 days
Job ref
185-A-20-84179
Site
Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford)
Town
Exeter
Salary
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum pro rata
Closing
27/02/2020 23:59

This is an exciting opportunity to work at The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust set in the beautiful Devon countryside and within the historic city of Exeter.

The post-holder is responsible for providing leadership & clinical expertise to the Trauma service at the Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre, based at the Trust’s main site, the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital (Wonford), and will work closely with the Elective Orthopaedic Team, Fracture clinic and Aftercare teams.

The post-holder is responsible for his/her own workload within the designated clinical area; for the assessment and treatment of patients on a day-to-day basis and providing patient focused rehabilitation. The caseload will include multi-trauma, post ITU rehabilitation and spinal injury. He/she will be responsible for themanagement and supervision of the physiotherapy team including standard HR processes alongside training and development. He/she will support his/her occupational therapy colleagues in ensuring safe and timely discharges and will contribute to the delivery of pre-assessment as required.

The workload may vary in response to Trust-wide capacity pressures, for example management of medical patients that are out-lied to trauma wards. Caseloads will be flexible and at times will include provision of service to other areas of the Trust.

The post is for full time and will require regular weekend working, some late finishes to support the Day Case Unit and participation in the emergency on-call respiratory rota will be required.

The successful applicant will be expected to work over 7 days including bank holidays.

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

Rob Wickins robert.wickins@nhs.net 01392 402487

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

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.