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Respiratory Clinical Physiotherapist Specialist

Employer
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Basingstoke
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a part-time (22.5hrs a week) Band 6/7 (depending on experience) Respiratory Clinical Physiotherapist Specialist within Hampshire Hospitals Foundation Trust.

Hampshire Hospitals Foundation Trust considers the clinical specialist role as pivotal to the optimal care of our patients and to the success of our Trust. The delivery of high quality, effective and compassionate care is the most important role within the organisation. This clinical leadership role therefore has the authority required to deliver the responsibilities and accountabilities outlined in this job description.

The core components of this role are to support the work of the respiratory team with particular focus on a breathing pattern disorders (BPD) and sputum clearance.

You will need to be confident, have excellent clinical skills and have expertise in respiratory care, good communication skills and demonstrate a desire to provide high quality, specialist respiratory care and management providing a unique expertise in breathing pattern disorders (BPD) and offering sputum clearance advice.

Main duties of the job

You will act in a specialist role clinically facilitating, co-ordinating and providing the best possible evidence-based care to patients within the Trust diagnosed with a breathing pattern disorders (BPD) and sputum clearance.

You will work closely with the multi-disciplinary team (MDT), and you will inspire the respiratory team to support and empower patients to understand, manage and improve their own respiratory health.

About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 people across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.

Our cultural ambition is to have a culture that places people at the heart of all we do, where we all belong, and where learning, improvement and excellence thrive.

We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.

The trust employs more than 9,000 staff and has a turnover of over �500 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification

Skills

Essential

  • highly specialised clinical skills within respiratory medicine


Desirable

  • evidence of post graduate learning in respiratory medicine


Experience

Essential

  • significant experience of managing patients with respiratory conditions


Desirable

  • knowledge of breathing pattern disorders (BPD) and sputum clearance


Skills and abilities

Essential

  • Ability to motivate self and others


Desirable

  • Highly specialised clinical skills across the relevant speciality


Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Basingstoke Hospital

Aldermaston Road

Basingstoke

RG24 9NA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

251-MED0082-RESP-D

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