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Senior Physiotherapist

Employer
The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Brierley Hill
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We are seeking a part time senior physiotherapist with a passion for rehabilitation to help drive our intermediate care service and deliver a high standard of clinical interventions to patients in our intermediate care bed-based units across the Dudley Borough. The post holder will be responsible for assessing and treating patients with a wide range of clinical needs and conditions, including orthopaedic, neurological, medical and surgical, as well as frail elderly co-morbidities. The post holder is required to work as part of a large multidisciplinary team committed to delivering and improving high standards of therapy within Dudley group NHS Foundation Trust.

We are not able to offer sponsorship as this role does not meet the salary threshold.

Main duties of the job

To work as part of the intermediate care pathway, providing effective and efficient physiotherapy to patients with a variety of physical conditions as part of an multi-disciplinary team. Duties will include, assessment, therapy (both group and/or individual as appropriate), developing tailored therapy programmes through to discharge, as well as appropriate delegation of work to assistants. Working autonomously across various ICT units, using evidence based/client centred principals to assess, plan, treat and evaluate interventions.

The post holder will be involved in service development, audit and development of junior staff.

About us

At the Dudley Group our patients & staff are at the heart of all that we do & that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of excellent health care, improved health for all. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision & values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse & an inclusive employer & where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled & LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles & we would welcome applications from people & male and non-binary backgrounds.

Dudley Group offer many opportunities for our staff to develop and grow within their roles through our Learning & OD department. These include topics such as communication, wellbeing, team development, cultural competency, & values, plus much more. For those in a Management/Leadership role, there are additional programmes to support you to develop the skills you need. These include our Managers Essentials Programme & a Leadership Programme that all managers will attend as part of your Dudley Managers Induction. Our Learning Prospectus is a great way to discover the details behind what's available for you here at The Dudley Group.

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Education

Essential

  • Diploma / degree in Physiotherapy
  • Registered with HCPC
  • Evidence of relevant post-graduate experience


Desirable

  • Member of CSP


Knowledge and Training

Essential

  • IT Training / knowledge
  • Good knowledge of falls prevention and falls risk factors/complex comorbidities
  • Awareness of relevant national and local guidelines
  • Commitment to personal and team development
  • Commitment to undertake appropriate training


Experience

Essential

  • Completed junior rotations in core areas or equivalent rehabilitation experience across a wide variety of clinical settings
  • Experience of working with physically impaired patients and fallers
  • Experience of rehabilitation work within an acute/community rehabilitation setting


Desirable

  • Experience at band 6 level
  • Experience of community working


Communication & Relationship Skills

Essential

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm for role
  • Good Interpersonal skills including observation, listening & empathy skills
  • Good communication skills verbal and written


Analytical & Judgement Skills

Essential

  • Commitment and motivation to deliver a quality service.


Planning & Organisational Skills

Essential

  • Organisation and delegation skills
  • Good time management and organizational Skills
  • Ability to work under own initiative and in isolation
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Good attention to detail when completing forms, data inputting, referrals, electronic and paper documentation


Physical Skills

Essential

  • Able to travel to meet the needs of the job
  • Able to perform therapeutic manual handling as required by the role


Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Trust Values

Essential

  • Able toprovidesafe,caring,and effectiveservices
  • Values & behaviours reflecting Trust values of Care, Respect & Responsibility
  • Commitment to creating a diverse & inclusive workplace, free from discrimination & where people feel they belong & their contribution is valued


Employer details

Employer name

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Tiled House Care Home

200 Tiled House Lane

Brierley Hill

DY54LE

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253-0224-6058289-A

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