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Specialist Physiotherapist Community Neuro Rehab

Employer
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Rochdale
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Would you like to come to work within a dynamic and innovative Community Neuro-Rehabilitation Team?

An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual to work within a dynamic and innovative Community Neuro-rehabilitation Team (CNRT) to provide specialist individualised patient care for people living with neurological and complex stroke conditions, often with interesting and varied range of cognitive disorders.

The CNRT is an inter-disciplinary team, comprising of a Neuropsychologist and a Neuropsychology Assistant, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists, a Parkinson's Disease Nurse Specialist, Apprentice Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist, and Therapy Practitioners. We provide person-centred neurorehabilitation in partnership with adults who have a neurological condition. Our interventions take place in the person's home, their local community settings and/or health out-patient/clinic facilities.

Part time considered, minimum 30hrs per week.

Main duties of the job

You will be professionally supervised and supported by the Clinical Lead and the Neuropsychologist. You will take a role in the assessment and treatment of this diverse patient population, to give our patient group the opportunity to reach their full potential the team's end focus being to enhance participation and lifestyle choices. You will communicate effectively at all levels, provide high quality care that is responsive to patient need, supervise more junior staff, lead on specific short-term projects identified by the Clinical Lead and participate in the established work-based learning programme. You will work at various locations, as well as cross boundaries, to treat HMR registered patients both as a lone worker and as part of the team.

The post holder will have experience working within the field of neurological rehabilitation and will have evidence of post graduate training relevant to neurorehabilitation. The post holder will have a have a full UK driving license access to a vehicle is essential in carrying out the duties of the post.

We would welcome applications from innovative and confident clinicians with a passion for delivering the highest possible care to our patients and service users.

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care, appreciate and inspire - to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

We are currently in process of updating our values. For the latest information around our values and behaviours, please visit our careers website www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, please read the Job Description and Person Specification located in supporting documents. You can find more information about working within the Northern Care Alliance in the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

Person Specification

Registration and Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered with HCPC
  • Honours degree in physiotherapy / physiotherapy diploma
  • Evidence of CPD in relevant speciality
  • Access to a Vehicle for working in the community


Desirable

  • Formal Bobath or movement science training - Certification
  • Member of relevant special interest group
  • Experience of Stroke and Neuro Rehabilitation
  • Broad Band 5 rotational experience
  • Previous experience at Band 6 working in Neurorabilitation/Sroke
  • Community experience in speciality


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of rehab with stroke or neuro patients
  • Broad Band 5 rotational experience


Desirable

  • Previous experience at band 6
  • Community experience


Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Northern Care Alliance, Rochdale Infirmary

Whitehall Street

Rochdale

OL12 0NB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

236-RCO-P164-24

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