We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated person to the position of Specialist physiotherapist in the Pocklington community Team to cover a fixed term of 12 months. The community therapy team provides care for those who require rehabilitation for a range of medical and surgical conditions. Including other neurological conditions and palliative/ end of life care within the locality. You will work within a multidisciplinary team supported by experienced therapists, nurses and therapy assistants. The post will support the therapy team in covering rehabilitation beds at times, as well as community therapy, and intermediate care in patients own homes.
Main duties of the job
You will be confident to manage your own caseload, without direct supervision, as you will be responsible for delivering highly specialist assessments and treatment. We expect that you will provide support and clinical supervision to less experienced colleagues. Within the team, you will work closely with the Nursing, physiotherapy and General practice colleagues and social care.
The successful applicant should have effective communication and team working skills. You must be a qualified physiotherapist with experience of multidisciplinary / multi agency working. You will have a commitment and passion for high quality patient care and promoting physiotherapy within the Trust. You will have the drive and enthusiasm to be involved with service development and continued professional development.
Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust provides a broad range of community and inpatient mental health, community services (including therapies), learning disability services, healthy lifestyle support and addiction services to approximately 600,000 people. The Trust has been rated Good
by the Care Quality Commission. The Trust is also proud to be HSJ Provider of the Year 2019 award winners.
We employ approximately 2,800 staff across more than 79 sites at locations throughout Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire, Whitby and Scarborough. We deliver Mental Health Services, Specialist Services for Children, Forensic Services, Community and Learning Disability Services, as well as having eight GP Practices across the locality.
We aim to be a leading provider of integrated health services, recognised for the care compassion and commitment of our staff and known as a great employer and a valued partner.
Job description Job responsibilities
Please see Job Description and Person Specification for a more detailed synopsis regarding the roles and responsibility for this post.
Person Specification Knowledge Essential
- oFull understanding of relevant clinical practice, standards and protocols within identified clinical area
- oEvidence of undertaking audits/surveys
- oMember of specialist interest group/network, locally or regionally
- oDevelop to advanced/expert understanding of relevant clinical practice, standards and protocols within identified clinical area
- oEvidence of sound post-registration professional practice
- oEvidence of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to the clinical area at a specialist level of care
- oEvidence of promoting/supporting active patient/relative involvement/participation
- Ability to commute effectively within geographical area between various sites
- Current HPC professional registration
- Leadership qualification/equivalent experience if required
- Teaching qualification or equivalent presentation skills/training experience
- Post Graduate Diploma in relevant specialist area or Professional qualification to Degree level supplemented by specialist accredited training and experience in specialist field(s) equivalent to post graduate diploma level
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