This is an exciting opportunity to join the Orthopaedic Therapy Team as a Band 6 Physiotherapist. The team provide specialist assessment and treatment to adults across two inpatient wards, Day Surgery Unit and covers both trauma and elective patients.
The team is dynamic and responsive to the demands of Orthopaedics including clinical care, service development, audit and research.
The post is part time, working across 7 days as part of a multi disciplinary team.Main duties of the job
The successful applicant will have recent experience at band 5 level or higher, with up to date clinical knowledge & skills in the assessment and management of patients following orthopaedic trauma, elective orthopaedic procedures.
The applicant would be expected to demonstrate good assessment skills & clinical reasoning approaches for treatment planning and rehabilitation. You must be confident in your knowledge & ability to provide a wide range of therapy treatment options including post operative advice and education, functional problem solving, exercise provision, discharge planning and equipment provision .
You will participate in departmental training and clinical development opportunities, whilst engaging in service development projects. There will be the opportunity to mentor and support students on clinical placements.About us
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.
We are an acute Trust, rated Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.
We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.
Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by visitingwww.experiencesalisbury.co.ukJob descriptionJob responsibilities
The successful applicant will have recent experience at band 5 level or higher. You should have strong clinical reasoning and communication skills, be confident working in a busy, multi-disciplinary, hospital environment. This post would suit an experienced Band 5 therapist with a wide range of clinical experience and skill looking to progress.
Please see attached job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilitiesPerson SpecificationQualifications and registrationEssential
- BSc Hons Physiotherapy
- HCPC Registered
- Broad NHS experience at Band 5, including Orthopaedic rotation
- Evidence of assessment and clinical reasoning skills
- Experience at Band 6 within an Orthopaedic setting.
- Supervision and development of others
- Audit and service development involvement
- CPD and personal development
Employer detailsEmployer name
- CPD and personal development specific to Orthopaedics
Salisbury NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Salisbury District Hospital
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