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Physiotherapist - Band 6

Employer
Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Location
Nuneaton
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum / pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Physiotherapist - Band 6

Full time / part time hours available, permanent role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 6 physiotherapist to join our physiotherapy team within the Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust LD& A directorate.

You would be providing physiotherapy to the Adult Learning Disability population in North Warwickshire. You will join a friendly and supportive team of physiotherapists based within 4 multidisciplinary health care teams.

Experience of working with adults with a Learning Disability is desirable but not essential. You will require a passion to work with and improve the lives of adults with a learning disability and demonstrate willingness to learn. You will provide a quality service to a varied caseload of patients, which may include: MSK, elderly & dementia, orthopedics, complex disabilities, multiple pathologies, neurodevelopmental conditions, life-limiting conditions, respiratory conditions and challenging behaviour.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide physiotherapy support to junior staff across the CLDTs and be pro-active with service development and supporting physiotherapy students. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in trust service development and provision.

You will work within a variety of settings, including colleges and day centres, residential and nursing homes, respite, family homes and leisure facilities. This role will require excellent awareness of scope of practice and safe autonomous lone working.

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support group

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Learning Disability service is committed to supporting continuing professional development. Our trust provides opportunities to participate in regular clinical supervision and in-service training as well as CPD training opportunities.

Our team supports flexible working and will consider full/part time or job shares to support suitable candidates.

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy or equivalent
  • Unrestricted registration with Health Professions Council (HPC)


Knowledge and skills

Essential

  • Demonstrates competence working with clients who have learning disabilities, complex needs, communication issues and/or challenging behaviour
  • Demonstrates ability to liaise and work collaboratively with other agencies and professions.


Experience

Essential

  • Substantial post graduate experience within adult learning disabilities.
  • Experience of supervising and managing junior members of staff and physiotherapy students


Other

Essential

  • Driver with access to independent means of transport


Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Address

The Loft

2 Manor Court Avenue

Nuneaton

CV11 5HX

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

444-5805764-BL

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