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Community Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week (Full time 37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
395-HV069-22-B
Employer
NELFT NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Harold Hill Health Centre
Town
Havering
Salary
£32,306 - £39,027 pa plus HCAS
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
18/08/2022 08:00

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COVID-19 Vacancy Physiotherapist

Band 6

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band  6  Physiotherapist  in BHR Falls Service.  

We are seeking a motivated and dynamic Band 6 Physiotherapist  with an interest in Falls for this exciting opportunity to work as part of the multidisciplinary team in  the BHR Falls   team. 

The service  is  a forward-thinking and innovative service that is community based and works in a fully integrated way, with geriatricians , occupational therapists,  nurses  and community matrons all working side by side to ensure an integrated and holistic approach to the care of people accessing our service.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside and attend training with nursing and therapy colleagues within a large multi disciplinary  team,  offering valued, challenging and rewarding role within the team.  

 

 

 

 

 

Main duties of the job

You will be expected to carry out clinical visits to patients in their own homes and care homes  delivering  physiotherapy  interventions  to the population. 

The successful applicant must be flexible, a good team worker, used to working under pressure, have excellent interpersonal and IT skills and be able to communicate effectively with patients, carers and other members of the MDT.

You  will be supported with continuing professional development and will be   supported to undertake training such as Non Medical Prescribing .  

 

 

 

 

Working for our organisation

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are shortlisted, invited for interview and successfully offered the post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Assessment/Interview info

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are shortlisted, invited for interview and successfully offered the post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment.  As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham Essex

High Cost Area Supplement - London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £3,784 to a maximum of £4,822).

 

 

Person specification

Qualification

Essential criteria
  • Recognised Physiotherapy Qualification
  • Member of the Health Professionals Council
Desirable criteria
  • Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Post graduate qualification (MSc Degree) in relevant field

Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Knowledge and skill in a variety of physical heath conditons including stroke / neuro-rehabilitation

Experience

Essential criteria
  • 24 months post registration experience as a Physiotherapist in a relevant clinical setting in the NHS
  • Experience in community adult community and rehab
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary / integrated Team

Skill

Essential criteria
  • Basic awareness of IT and IT skills
  • Ability to keep accurate and legible notes

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Name
Helena St Roas
Job title
Locality Lead
Email address
helena.stroas@nelft.nhs.uk
Additional information

Helena St Roas

Helena.stroas@nelft.nhs.uk

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