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Band 6 Physiotherapy

Employer
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you want to work in a department that prioritises staff development & well-being?

Would you like an opportunity to develop your skills & knowledge in a wide range of specialities, working alongside highly skilled Clinical Specialist and Consultant Physiotherapists?

We have an opportunity for a Senior Physiotherapist to join our Band 6 rotations, covering a wide variety of specialist acute in- & out-patient areas Trauma, including Major Trauma, Respiratory Medicine, Oncology & Haematology, Critical Care, Neurosciences, Stroke, Burns & Plastics, Cardiothoracic & Specialist Surgery including regional transplant centre, Elderly Care & OPAL (Older persons Assessment and Liaison team) & MSK, Neuro & Respiratory Outpatients.

This is a great opportunity if you are looking to move into a senior position or to develop your experience further.

The service actively supports personal development for all staff. Within this role you will be involved in weekly in-service training sessions. We also provide an additional Therapy band 6 development programme to support leadership skills.

With any role within UHB, each post comes with the support of our team & managers. This is extended by support from our School of Nursing, AHPs & Midwifery. The School offers exciting opportunities for career growth & development, and our focus is on providing a supportive environment as part of your continuing professional development. We want you to feel a sense of belonging, community, commitment & support.

Main duties of the job

You will be involved in the assessment and treatment of patients across a wide variety of clinical specialties.

Applicants should have completed a core rotation in Respiratory and have Respiratory on-call experience, whilst having relevant experience in managing patients with Musculoskeletal and Neurological conditions.

You will support the supervision of band 5 physiotherapists, assistant staff & students on placement.

Key skills for this post include confidence in communication, leadership, collaborative working with peers, clinical reasoning, prioritisation, delegation and time management, and a personal desire to develop.

Within each clinical area there is the opportunity for involvement in service development, audit and research. The department has a strong emphasis on personal development with links to the School of Nursing, AHPs & Midwifery, and several Universities across the region.

Please contact Janet Hallam Professional Lead Physiotherapy Inpatients 01213713414 or Mark Raven Professional Lead Physiotherapy Outpatients 0121 371 3803

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • *Appropriate Physiotherapy or professional qualification e.g. MCSP/ BSc or MSc.
  • *State Registration with Healthcare Professions Council (HCPC)
  • *CSP or equivalent professional registration.
  • *Evidence of commitment to advanced clinical and non-clinical continued professional development within own speciality, e.g. post registration training, management competencies and evidence of a detailed personal development portfolio.
  • *Relevant, accredited, postgraduate education/courses and CPD


Desirable

  • *Attended Clinical Educators course
  • *Evidence of leadership training


Experience

Essential

  • *Considerable post registration experience of which should include an acute NHS organisation and completion of core rotations in MSK, Neuro, and Respiratory or significant patient experience in these areas.
  • *Experience of staff management e.g. supervision and support of staff.
  • *Competent knowledge and skill in the assessment and treatment of a wide range of complex acute and chronic clinical presentations.
  • *Excellent knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
  • *Good knowledge and application of all areas of Clinical Governance including Quality, Audit and Risk management
  • *Knowledge and understanding of the research process with reference to awareness of EBP and application to clinical practice, using good clinical reasoning skills.
  • *Understands the legal responsibilities of the profession
  • *Good understanding of principles of data and statistics and experience of their use in evaluation of service delivery
  • *Good understanding of IT systems and its application to clinical practice.
  • *Competent knowledge and skill in the assessment and treatment of a wide range of complex acute and chronic clinical presentations.
  • *Excellent knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
  • *Good knowledge and application of all areas of Clinical Governance including Quality, Audit and Risk management
  • *Knowledge and understanding of the research process with reference to awareness of EBP and application to clinical practice, using good clinical reasoning skills.
  • *Understands the legal responsibilities of the profession
  • *Good understanding of principles of data and statistics and experience of their use in evaluation of service delivery
  • *Good understanding of IT systems and its application to clinical practice.


Additional Criteria

Essential

  • *Ability to work autonomously within specialist clinical area & undertake clinical analysis and reasoning skills in the assessment and treatment of patients and apply broad standards & guidelines to own practice.
  • *Good clinical reasoning
  • *Able to demonstrate the ability to select and apply a range treatment options for a range of clinical presentations.
  • *Able to demonstrate advanced physical skills especially in precision, dexterity and hand-eye/sensory co-ordination in order to undertake e.g. palpation and mobilisation at an advanced level.
  • *Good verbal & written skills able to communicate complex clinical information in a clear and logical manner to patients, colleagues and other healthcare professional concerning a wide range of clinical situations.
  • *Good organisational skills including prioritisation and delegation
  • *On-call skills and able to provide advice and patient assessment as a lone physiotherapist in an on-call situation
  • *Ability to comprehend and work within the Trust's policies of data protection, equal opportunities and Health and Safety to meet the differing needs of patients.
  • *Strong sense of professional integrity, and compliance with Trust vision and values.
  • *Ability to be self-motivated and to motivate team.
  • *Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • *Reliable, good attendance record.
  • *Physically fit and resilient, able to meet the physical and emotional demands of the post.
  • *Able and willing to work flexibly in order to meet service priorities.
  • *Excellent time management and organisational skills and able to meet deadlines and targets.
  • *Excellent problem solving skills
  • *Ability to work weekends as part of a 7 day working pattern (when appropriate service delivery allows and commences)


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mindelsohn Way

Birmingham

West Midlands

B15 2TH

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304-1076251DO

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