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Community Respiratory Physiotherapist

Employer
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Union Lane
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the nurse led integrated community respiratory team delivering care to the adult population of South East Essex.

The team have two sites, Rochford Hospital and Thundersley clinic and are looking for a physiotherapist with respiratory experience to support in delivering respiratory care to patients in a clinic setting or their own home.

The team consists of specialist nurses and physiotherapist, associate practitioners, HCA's and admin support. As an integrated service the team provide assessment and review of patients with a confirmed respiratory diagnosis including COPD, ILD and bronchiectasis, diagnostic spirometry, oxygen as the local HOSAR and respiratory physiotherapy.

The successful applicant will ideally have community experience which would be an advantage alongside respiratory experience, home exercise programme, oxygen assessment and will also participate in the delivery of the respiratory virtual ward. Demonstration of a good understanding in long term conditions, multi morbidities and the delivery of high level of respiratory care is essential alongside excellent communication and listening skills.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team and have an understanding of primary care, secondary care, MDT working and ICB's.

Main duties of the job

To assist the team in the management and service delivery for local residents suffering from respiratory disease. This will require holistic assessment to meet health and social care needs and will include assisting with respiratory virtual ward, performing basic observations, capillary blood gases and undertaking spirometry

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To assist the team in the management and service delivery for local residents suffering from respiratory disease. This will require holistic assessment to meet health and social care needs and will include assisting with respiratory virtual ward, performing basic observations, venepuncture, capillary blood gases and undertaking spirometry.

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role. The person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required.

Person Specification

Education

Essential

  • Degree in physiotherapy or equivalent
  • UK licence and car driver
  • Evidence of ongoing development and education/supervision training
  • NHS experience and awareness of primary and community care issues


Desirable

  • Systm one experience
  • Knowledge of blood gas sampling and oxygen assessment
  • ARTP accredited or experience with spirometry testing/interpretation


Skills

Essential

  • Respiratory experience
  • Minimum 2 years band 6 experience


Desirable

  • Community experience


Employer details

Employer name

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Old Pharmacy

Rochford Hospital

Union Lane

SS4 1RB

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364-A-7388-D

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