Physiotherapist (Band 5)

Employer
Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Taunton
Salary
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Due to a recent vacancy, following internal promotion, we are looking for a motivated and driven physiotherapist to join our physiotherapy team here at Somerset NHS Foundation Trust based at Musgrove Park Hospital.

You would be joining a network of highly skilled practitioners and working alongside clinical specialists in all departments who offer mentoring and supervision.

As an employer we recognise that our staff are our greatest asset and we are committed to supporting them to achieve a rewarding career.

B5 rotations occur every 4 months with current rotations being:

Orthopaedics

Stroke service and neurology

Medical / Care of the Elderly

Respiratory / ITU

Main duties of the job

  • Have responsibility for providing a high standard of physiotherapy service for designated clinical areas on the rotations as listed above
  • Be responsible for planning and prioritising his/her own workload and PTA support staff as they work on a shared patient caseload.
  • Complete clinical and environment 'Risk Assessments' and management plans for identified risks, in line with the Trust's policy as developed by the Risk Management Team, as relevant to areas within the clinical remit of this post
  • Maintain a record of patient's treatment for inclusion in the departments monthly returns and other statistical data as required
  • Able to demonstrate sound clinical knowledge and clinical reasoning skills through the analysis and interpretation of the clinical examination.
  • Ability to reflect and critically appraise own performance, taking responsibility for own learning.
  • Be expected to develop and maintain all the clinical skills necessary for this position
  • Be proactive with regard to self-directed learning


About us

As an organisation, the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, career progression and regular conversations, not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS exclusive discounts.

The benefits of working in Somerset include the idyllic countryside, with our areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines. You will get to enjoy these perks whilst still only being a stone's throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.

There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable. You will experience the best of both in Somerset, the countryside and the cosmopolitan - there is truly something for everyone!

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for full
  • Have responsibility for providing an effective and efficient physiotherapy service for designated clinical area
  • Be responsible for planning and prioritising his/her own workload and PTA support staff as they work on a shared patient caseload.
  • Complete clinical and environment Risk Assessments and management plans for identified risks, in line with the Trusts policy as developed by the Risk Management Team, as relevant to areas within the clinical remit of this post
  • Maintain a record of patients treatment for inclusion in the departments monthly returns and other statistical data as required
  • Able to demonstrate sound clinical knowledge and clinical reasoning skills through the analysis and interpretation of the clinical examination.
  • Ability to reflect and critically appraise own performance, taking responsibility for own learning.


Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Degree in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC Registration
  • Previous NHS experience
Desirable
  • Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy


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