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Senior Physiotherapist

Band 6

Main area
MSK Physiotherapy Outpatients
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
320-CDCS-1870
Site
Florence Nightingale Community Hospital
Town
Derby
Salary
£32,306 - £39,027 pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
06/07/2022 23:59
Interview date
20/07/2022

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

A rare opportunity has arisen in our Physiotherapy Outpatient Team to work as a Senior Physiotherapist as a Band 6.

As a senior, you will already have an extensive track record of working in outpatients with exposure to upper limb, lower limb, spinal and general rehabilitation of MSK patients. Your clinical reasoning and treatment skills will already be well established, as you will be expected to lead on the supervision of our static band 5 staff and junior staff whilst on rotation. You will contribute to our placements for pre graduate students and help to plan and deliver our staff induction and training programmes.

We have an amazing team of physiotherapists, assistants and administrators, supported by a dynamic management team.  We actively encourage CPD with weekly time out and a high profile team of seniors. We encourage regular supervision and appraisal and offer good opportunities for growth.

Main duties of the job

  • Work as an autonomous practitioner under the guidance of a Clinical Specialist Physio.
  • Assess, agree and implement treatment plans, for complex MSK patients using well developed reasoning and treatment skills.
  • Support and lead group therapy sessions as required by the service
  • Maintain competence to practice through undertaking CPD & other training.
  • Supervise and mentor other staff including the provision of training.
  • Keep accurate records & provide communication to others following Trust and Professional standards

Closing date of applications:  6 July 2022

Interview date:   20 July 2022

 

Working for our organisation

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.

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

Education, Training & CPD

Essential criteria
  • Bachelors Degree or Equivalent in Physiotherapy
  • Registration with HCPC
Desirable criteria
  • Relevant CPD qualification to area of speciality
  • Relevant post graduate education

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrable experience of Hospital rotations
Desirable criteria
  • Demonstrable experience in MSK OPD or Gym / hydro / or GP practice or combined
  • Experience of taking undergraduate students
  • Experience of supervising / mentoring other band 5 staff

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Established assessment, clinical reasoning & treatment skills
  • Developed communication skills
Desirable criteria
  • Basic research or audit skills
  • Evidence of involvement in service development

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
Michelle Slack
Job title
Operational Lead MSK Therapy
Email address
michelle.slack1@nhs.net
Telephone number
07385374108
Additional information

Alternative contact is Caroline Clarkson 01332 254631

 

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