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Band 7 Physiotherapist

Employer
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Winchester
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year PA Pro-rata
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Band 7 Physiotherapist to join our friendly and supportive acute therapy team in Winchester. We are seeking a passionate, dynamic and forward thinking physiotherapist with a background of acute therapy experience to be part of our team.

The role will include, but not be limited to:
  • Providing specialist clinical knowledge and care to our patients throughout our seven day service.
  • Supporting the learning and development of our staff and students, and seeking professional development opportunities.
  • Providing a skilled leading role in service development.
  • Taking an active role in the running of a busy service from day to day, including weekend and on call working.


Main duties of the job

  • Contributing to the delivery of a robust seven day therapy service in the acute setting which includes clinical areas such as ICU, surgery, elderly care, respiratory care, and general medicine.
  • Taking a leading role in the delivery of the respiratory on call physiotherapy service.
  • To take an active role in the advanced assessment and treatment of patients, including those with increased complexity, and maintaining clear records as an autonomous practitioner.
  • To take a lead role in supervision and training of other staff and students within the acute setting.
  • To provide skilled clinical leadership and be responsible for service development, undertaking quality improvement projects.
  • To set and monitor standards of practice, implementing policy and policy changes across the acute therapy service, and making recommendations to team lead/service lead a required.


About us

Who we are:The Acute Therapy Team at HHFT provides services across the Winchester, Basingstoke and Andover sites. We strive to work together and encourage all staff to work towards the HHFT core values: Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Encourage.

What we offer:Management and leadership support to continue your learning and development. We actively support CPD and encourage a learning environment for all.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with any further questions, we would welcome visits to our department.

Person Specification

Training/ Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc/ MSc in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registration
  • Post Graduate Courses relevant to the clinical specialty


Desirable

  • Recognised post-graduate qualification e.g. MSc or equivalent experience
  • Post graduate course(s) in management
  • Member of special interest group


Experience and Knowledge

Essential

  • Experience at Band 6 level
  • Broad range of experience at junior level including, medical, surgery, neurology, musculoskeletal and elderly care
  • Experience of managing other Therapists and supporting students, including teaching in a clinical setting
  • Experience of MDT working


Desirable

  • Previous experience at Band 7 level
  • Experience of working in Primary or Intermediate Care settings
  • Experience of operational team management
  • Evidence of service development


Skills and Ability

Essential

  • Effective verbal and written communication & interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates ability to lead a team


Desirable

  • Experience of audit


Additional Skills

Essential

  • Ability to travel between AWMH (Andover), BNHH (Basingstoke) and RHCH (Winchester) sites as required at short notice.
  • Hold a current full manual UK driving licence/have access to own car with business insurance


Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Hampshire County Hospital

Romsey Road

Winchester

SO22 5DG

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