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Band 6 Arthroplasty Outreach Physiotherapist

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

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a current Band 5 Physio working in a Band 6 capacity? Maybe you are an existing Band 6 Physio and seeking a new challenge or a move away from a traditional ward-based role-- You are? Read on to find out how the landscape of Solihull Hospital is changing in 2024.

As we look forward to the opening of six new theatres in the July 2024, seeing an extra 6000 operations every year -- we know we have a lot to do. Starting with expanding our team who provide early supported discharge assessments post elective surgery as early as Day 0 post op.

This is both an exciting and ambiguous time for the therapy services team- as we learn more about the changes at Solihull Hospital.

Sarah Hughes -- Department Team Leader enthuses the fact that 'We are just Hips and Knees! -- and we care a great deal about the service we provide to our patients'. We are a therapy service supporting those who have had replacements. We are passionate specialists who strive for the best. We can offer the role with flexibility -- to be discussed on a 1:1 basis.

Supported by your Service and Clinical Team Lead, you will play a fundamental part of our evolving multi-disciplinary service- triaging and reviewing arthroplasty patients in the community following acute hospital discharge.

Main duties of the job

Success will see you utilise your sound clinical knowledge and experience, your excellent time management skills to work autonomously within a team of physiotherapists, nurses and therapy support workers across all disciplines.

In return, you can expect a warm and friendly welcome from the Therapies and wider Solihull Team -- where you will embrace of values of Kind, Connected and Bold, whilst deliver first class patient care which underpins everything we do.

You can expect a starting salary of 35,392 rising to 42,618 with ongoing education and personal development. This, along with a public sector pension, 27 days annual leave (rising with service) and the opportunity to make a difference within our communities.

You are invited to apply via the traditional route -- or send your contact details to sarah.hughes2@uhb.nhs.uk. Interviews will be held on Thursday 16th May.

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

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Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • * Diploma / degree in physiotherapy.
  • * Current registration with Health Professions Council.
  • * A levels or equivalent qualification
  • * Good standard of general education including GCSE maths and English grade C and above.
  • * Evidence of CPD including recent post graduate training relevant to clinical speciality.
  • * Experience of working within the NHS


Experience

Essential

  • * Demonstrates comprehensive clinical experience enabling the post holder to manage a caseload of patients within Orthopaedics.
  • * Experience of team/service development.
  • * Experience of working on a physiotherapy on-call service.
  • * Experience of supporting and supervision of junior therapists, student physiotherapists and assistants.
  • * A specialist knowledge across a range of therapy practices, routine and non-routine, requiring expertise within orthopaedics.
  • * Understanding of current legislation and application to Physiotherapy.


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Trustwide

Mindelsohn Way

Birmingham

West Midlands

B15 2TH

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