Allied Health Professionals Physiotherapist

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
St Austell
£25,655 to £31,534 a year Per annum/Pro rata
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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St Austell Community Hospital are looking for a registered Physiotherapists to join the inpatient Therapy team

St Austell community hospital is a 44 bedded unit supporting patients over 16 with a variety of conditions including , Orthopaedics, Neurological and frailty .

The team is a mix of Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists who share an office office with community colleagues. This post would therefore be attractive to somebody wishing to gain some community hospital experience in a supported environment , whilst gaining an insight into community Therapy

We will accept applications from 3rd year students due to qualify in summer2022.

Main duties of the job

The purpose of the post is to gain a range of experience within Physiotherapy across the Inpatients setting, providing a high-quality physiotherapy service. To perform a physiotherapy assessment of patients and formulate a diagnosis and appropriate treatment plan which is carried out as an autonomous practitioner.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Just over 532,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification Education Essential
  • Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy/Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registered
  • Professional Qualifications taken in English Language or appropriate qualification from the International Language Testing System (IELTS)
Experience Essential
  • Experience of working within a multidisciplinary team and an understanding of roles
  • Broad range of student placements
  • Evidence of working locally in NHS setting

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