Senior Physiotherapist

Employer
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Job summary

We are excited to offer a 12-month fixed term opportunity for a highly skilled and experienced physiotherapist to join our team and develop a new service within the Liverpool Adults Haemophilia Comprehensive Care Centre (CCC).

The Liverpool Adults CCC provides care for almost 1000 patients with inherited and acquired bleeding disorders, serving a population across Merseyside, Cheshire and the wider Northwest. Inpatient, Outpatient and day unit services are based at the new Royal Liverpool University Hospital, which opened in 2022.

The MDT includes Clinical Nurse Specialists, Clinical Psychologists, Research Specialist Nurses and Consultant Haematologists and this role will develop and expand the service to include Physiotherapy. This will involve audit, service evaluation and opportunities for clinical research.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for providing high-quality patient care and will have a strong background in rehabilitation, MSK, and managing chronic conditions. You will provide rehabilitation and intervention for acute, subacute and chronic MSK conditions related to haemophilia, building strong therapeutic alliances with the patients. You will also join MDT meetings, clinics, and ward rounds. External training opportunities will be offered with the HCPA (Haemophilia Chartered Physiotherapists Association), and in other Haemophilia centres.

We invite interested parties to contact us to discuss this exciting role.

Main duties of the job

Provide high standard musculoskeletal rehabilitation and intervention for acute, subacute and chronic MSK conditions related to haemophilia.

To ensure a high standard of patient care is provided, implementing and reviewing clinical April 2023 standards relevant to the work undertaken.

Participate in multidisciplinary outpatient clinics, ward rounds and MDT meetings.

Co-ordinate inpatient physiotherapy delivered to persons with bleeding disorders across all sites of Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

To respond quickly to urgent situations by providing rapid assessment and appropriate recommendations on management of patients, thereby preventing hospital admission for patients who could be supported at home.

Provide education and support to patients and their families, helping them to manage their condition and optimise their rehabilitation outcomes.

To ensure effective communication with patients, carers and all other Health and Social Care Professionals regarding all aspects of patient care. This will include patients who will have difficulties in understanding and communication.

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

To hear more about our achievements click here https://www.liverpoolft.nhs.uk/media/13089/1606-annual-report-booklet_final.pdf

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Provide high standard musculoskeletal rehabilitation and intervention for acute, subacute and chronic MSK conditions related to haemophilia.

To ensure a high standard of patient care is provided, implementing and reviewing clinical April 2023 standards relevant to the work undertaken.

Participate in multidisciplinary outpatient clinics, ward rounds and MDT meetings.

Co-ordinate inpatient physiotherapy delivered to persons with bleeding disorders across all sites of Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

To respond quickly to urgent situations by providing rapid assessment and appropriate recommendations on management of patients, thereby preventing hospital admission for patients who could be supported at home.

Provide education and support to patients and their families, helping them to manage their condition and optimise their rehabilitation outcomes.

To ensure effective communication with patients, carers and all other Health and Social Care Professionals regarding all aspects of patient care. This will include patients who will have difficulties in understanding and communication.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • B Sc or Grad. Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • Current Registration with HCPC
  • Documented evidence of C.P.D


Desirable

  • Documented evidence of C.P.D


Experience

Essential

  • Significant post-graduate physiotherapy experience
  • Demonstrable relevant experience at Senior II level, including at least one year in UK National Health Service
  • Experience in supervision and training of juniors, assistants and students


Knowledge

Essential

  • Evidence of service development and experience of implementing change
  • Evidence of service development and experience of implementing change


Desirable

  • Involvement in audit and research


Skills

Essential

  • Evidence of organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Evidence of leadership skills


Desirable

  • Relevant introductory courses in management skills
  • Basic IT skills


Other

Essential

  • Able to work collaboratively with the multi disciplinary team
  • Committed to personal and team development
  • Able to work well with others and disseminate skills and knowledge
  • Able to maintain judgment under pressure
  • Evidence of motivation / drive / enthusiasm / innovation / confidence


Desirable

  • Member of special interest group


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