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Emergency Physiotherapy Practitioner & UQ Advanced Physiotherapist

Band 7

Main area
Physiotherapy
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Contribution to weekend working, mostly Sunday's.)
Job ref
320-CDCS-BUR-0333
Site
Queens Hospital Burton
Town
Burton-on-Trent
Salary
£40,057 - £45,839 pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
Today at 23:59
Interview date
11/07/2022

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together.

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Emergency Physiotherapy Practitioner & Outpatient MSK Physiotherapy Team based at Queen's Hospital Burton (QHB) Site. This role is full-time Band 7 role. You will be part of the MSK & rheumatology team and Minors team with other EPP, doctors & ENP in ED. The role involved staff supervision & training.

You will be expected to demonstrate advanced assessment skills on a diverse and complex trauma & MSK caseload, with a proven ability to provide a working diagnosis and develop an individualised treatment programme. Our service covers secondary care referrals (Orthopaedics, Rheumatology & ED), primary care referrals, post –operative referrals and staff referrals.

 

Main duties of the job

What’s in it for you?

  • A focus on patient choice, quality of care, a varied caseload
  • ED training / competency assessments
  • Clinical leadership & support
  • Operational Managerial support
  • The opportunity to participate in audit / service development/ research
  • The opportunity to teach and promote the health and well being of patients and carers
  • Service commitment to CPD
  • Structured appraisal and clinical supervision
  • Administrative and clerical support
  • Clinical Educator training & participation
  • Learn to teach, supervise & develop other Physiotherapy staff
  • The opportunity to work with the team to provide Health & Wellbeing for staff across the Trust Therapy Services are committed to excellence in quality, effective and safe patient care, combined with strong clinical leadership, to deliver the best experience for our patients and workforce. 

Closing date of applications:  27th June 2022

Interview date:  11 July 2022

Working for our organisation

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:

  • A variety of flexible working options
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:

  • Our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients daily
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients daily.
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB – this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

 

Person specification

Professional qualification

Essential criteria
  • Bsc hons Degree / SRP

msk experience at band 6 level

Essential criteria
  • Broad range of msk experience at Band 6 Level
Desirable criteria
  • EPP / Minor injuries experience

post graduate education

Essential criteria
  • Post Graduate Education/msk courses

Msc modules (ESP / MSK)

Essential criteria
  • Msc modules - ESP/MSK advanced practice or equivalent demonstrable knowledge
Desirable criteria
  • Presrcriber/Injection Therapy

x-ray interpretation skills

Essential criteria
  • On job skills
Desirable criteria
  • PGD/Prescribing knowledge/Skills/Red dot course

team working skills

Essential criteria
  • Able to work in a MDT

communication skills

Essential criteria
  • Relevant Communication Skills
Desirable criteria
  • Safe Guarding Awareness (Paeds & Adults)

staff supervision / training

Essential criteria
  • Staff supervision/Service Management

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantNo smoking policyMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Disability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)Step into health

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.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Helen Armitage
Job title
MSK Team Leader & EPP
Email address
helen.armitage1@nhs.net
Telephone number
01283 566333
Additional information

Richard Dowell - Emergency Physiotherapy Practitioner

Email: richard.dowell1@nhs.net

Tel: 01283 593010 / 511511 ext 5126

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Recruitment Team, Workforce Management
Training Centre
Rehab Block, Level 3
Royal Derby Hospital
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 3NE
Telephone
01332 783342 / 07385 367225