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Specialist Physiotherapist - Pelvic Health

Employer
York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
York
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We are delighted to advertise a Band 6 Pelvic Health Physiotherapy post at York & Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

This role is permanent, part-time post 24.5 hours a week. You will primarily be based at York Hospital but will involve working across all sites within the Trust including Selby, Malton and Scarborough.

You will be part of the Pelvic Health Physiotherapy team working alongside the Advanced Clinical Specialist and Specialist Physiotherapists. You will be managing your own interesting and varied caseload providing advanced physiotherapeutic assessment of patients with diverse presentations with complex physical and psychological symptoms associated with pelvic floor dysfunction conditions including peri-natal, gynaecology, urology and colorectal referrals in an out-patient setting.

Support will be provided by the Advanced Clinical Specialist in Pelvic Health Physiotherapy, as appropriate, in addition to clinical and managerial supervision. We encourage innovative practice and you will be supported accordingly to develop in this highly specialised, highly regarded and rewarding field.

Applicants are encouraged to provide examples of how they meet the required criteria on their application form.

Please feel free to get in touch if you would like to discuss this role in further detail.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for delivering effective safe and person-centred care. You will be part of a skilled physiotherapy team providing specialist physiotherapy assessment and treatment in the Pelvic Health area, demonstrating complex clinical reasoning based on evidence based practice.

All candidates should be able to present information in a clear, succinct, and logical manner and should be able to demonstrate the relevance of their previous experiences to the requirements of this role. As this is a specialist position, experience in NHS clinical skills encompassing the core areas of exercise therapy, management of pain relief, mobility training and therapeutic handling would also be an advantage.

Excellent communication skills are required to help with sensitive situations and excellent organisational skills are essential to enable you to manage your diary effectively.

The service is committed to continued professional development and service improvement. As the successful applicant, you would be supported to develop your knowledge, skills and confidence across the 4 pillars of practice: Clinical, Leadership, Education and Research/Audit. You will be expected to fully participate in ongoing service development activities and the regular in- service training programme. You will have access to regular clinical and managerial supervision and appraisal opportunities to identify objectives within the four pillars of practice.

About us

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance from a range of providers

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A full description of the role is available in the attachment: job description.

Working for the Trust

Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we are kind we are open and we pursue excellence.

Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please contact: yhs-tr.recruitment@nhs.net.

As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that we have made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

Person Specification

Education, Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • HCPC Registered Physiotherapist
  • Evidence of relevant post graduate CPD activities


Desirable

  • Evidence of post graduate training within specialist area [Pelvic Health].
  • Practice placement supervisor qualification


Experience & Knowledge Required

Essential

  • Experience in a relevant junior role, including the management of a range of conditions, with evidence of additional knowledge acquired through formal and informal training and supervision
  • Evidence of ability to manage complex clinical presentations
  • Experience in delivering clinical treatment within relevant specialist area


Desirable

  • Developed / Specialist clinical skills within relevant area
  • Experience of training/supporting others (including students) within specialist clinical area
  • Delivery of relevant audit/research projects


Skills & Attributes

Essential

  • Ability to organise and prioritise
  • Ability to demonstrate appropriate engagement with others and understanding of the impact of good and poor communication
  • Ability to work as an effective member of multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to present information, written and verbally in a clear


Desirable

  • Evidence of personal development in relevant area
  • Membership of or contribution to Specialist network/ professional interest groups.


Employer details

Employer name

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

York Hospital

Archways, Belgrave Street

York

YO31 8YZ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

419-6003661-SP-FH

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