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Static Physiotherapist T&O Inpatients

Band 5

Main area
Physiotherapist - Inpatient Orthopaedics
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (includes an element of weekend working for which enhancements are payable)
Job ref
320-CDCS-1852
Site
Royal Derby Hospital
Town
Derby
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
29/06/2022 23:59
Interview date
13/07/2022

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

The Inpatient Trauma & Orthopaedic physiotherapy team at Royal Derby Hospital have a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic  physiotherapist. The post holder will gain clinical experience across a varied caseload of trauma, day case, spinal and elective surgery within the 140 bedded orthopaedic unit.

This is an ideal development opportunity for the successful applicant to expand / develop clinical skills and expertise related to a broad range of elective and trauma conditions as well as the opportunity to coordinate work allocation, supervision and development of support staff and students. 

Previous clinical experience is desirable but not essential as training and preceptorship support would be given to newly qualified applicants.

Main duties of the job

  1. To perform physiotherapeutic assessment of patients with diverse orthopaedic presentations, discharge planning and setting short term rehab goals.
  2. To provide a diagnosis and develop and deliver an individualised treatment programme for patients.
  3. To hold responsibility for own caseload with access to advice and support from senior Physiotherapists . Clinical work is routinely evaluated through appraisal, supervision and clinical reasoning sessions.
  4. To liaise with other Physiotherapy colleagues to provide a flexible service during pressure times, due to workload or staffing difficulties
  5. To participate in the training and supervision of assistants, and in the supervision of Physiotherapy and work experience students when appropriate

Closing date of applications - 29 June 2022

Interview date - 13 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

Extended skills

Essential criteria
  • Good written English and Articulate supporting statement
Desirable criteria
  • Clinical Educator course and experience of taking students
  • Experience of Supervision and clinical support of others
  • Desire for role and understanding of role evident in bespoke application

Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • BcS hons degree in Physiotherapy
Desirable criteria
  • Post graduate experience in a T&O inpatient setting

experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience of NHS hospital inpatient care as undergraduate or post graduate
Desirable criteria
  • T&O ward based experience
  • Varied Post graduate experience within an NHS setting including inpatient wards, general medicine and Respiratory

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
Karen Pavlou
Job title
Therapy Clinical Team Leader
Email address
karen.pavlou1@nhs.net
Telephone number
07585966158

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