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Rotational Paediatric Physiotherapist

Employer
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bristol
Salary
Depending on experience pa / pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Band 6 Rotational Paediatric Physiotherapist post

Full and part time position considered. Our rotations are 9 months in duration and we offer a wide range of experiences including Musculoskeletal Disorders, Trauma & Orthopaedics, General Medicine & Medical respiratory, Oncology, Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR), Neurorehabilitation and Neurodevelopment.

Main duties of the job

You will be supported by experienced senior clinicians who will give you professional support and training in each area. There is a well developed teaching program to aid your professional development.In turn you may also provide support and supervision toassistants and students.We are looking for a Physiotherapist who are keen to gain clinical experience as a Band 6 within a friendly, forward thinking, and supportive Paediatric Therapy Service. You must have a proven desire to work with children and be an effective team player with excellent communication and organisational skills.As a rotational Physiotherapist you will contribute to the weekend on call rota. Respiratory and other appropriate training will be provided.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • Degree or Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • Registration with Healthcare Professions council
  • Evidence of recent and relevant post graduate continued professional development


Desirable

  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy


Aptitudes

Essential

  • Good communication skills
  • Good team player
  • Able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard


Knowledge and experience

Essential

  • Extensive broad based NHS experience in general physiotherapy practice across a wide range of specialities
  • Evidence of caseload prioritisation
  • Previous participation in respiratory on-call rota
  • Experience of supervision/mentoring more junior staff


Desirable

  • Post graduate experience of working in paediatric speciality
  • Experience of working at Band 5 in an acute hospital setting


Skills and abilities

Essential

  • Proven desire to work in paediatric environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • Sound knowledge of IT, enabling electronic note documentation, report writing and presentation skills
  • Adaptable approach to enable motivation of children
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Evidence of utilising prioritising skills


Desirable

  • Previous involvement in clinical audit projects


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)

Address

Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Upper Maudlin Street

Bristol

BS2 8BJ

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387-WC-6952-NG

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