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Clinical Lead Physiotherapist

Employer
Herefordshire & Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
Location
Evesham
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you looking for a new challenge?

Do you have a passion for neurology and are looking for an opportunity to develop and share your knowledge and skills?

Are you committed to providing excellent patient care as part of an experienced MDT?

Are you looking for a supportive team who are committed to service development and provide varied opportunities for learning?

If yes, this could be the job for you. You would work as a Band 7 clinical lead physiotherapist in the countywide neuro therapy team in Worcestershire. You would hold a varied patient caseload as well as providing clinical leadership for the service including supervision, training, and service development. You would work closely with specialist nurses and OTs and would regularly link with a variety of Trust based and external teams.

If you would like to discuss informally if this is the right role for you, please get in touch with the Recruiting Manager which can be found on the top right-hand side of the advert.

Main duties of the job

Provide clinical leadership for the neuro therapy team.

Community based and out-patient rehabilitation for neurological patients goal orientated, person-centred care.

Managing the changing presentation of patients with a neurodegenerative condition, to ensure maximum quality of life is maintained at each stage of their condition journey.

Caseload management.

Referral triaging for the neurology single point of access.

Service development in line with objectives from your annual review and service need.

MDT meetings within our service and wider team meetings e.g., with local hospices, MND team meetings.

Supervision of physiotherapy colleagues and students.

Providing training for patients, carers and team members, on patient specific issues and to increase the knowledge of the team.

Joint working with the MDT

About us

At Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, we are working together to deliver outstanding care. We run community hospitals and community health services across Worcestershire and provide mental health and learning disability services across both Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

Our people (all 4500+ of them) provide services for people of all ages, experiencing both physical and/or mental health conditions from over 100 sites.

We will support you to thrive offer flexible working options for a great work-life balance, help you fulfil your ambitions, and empower you to make positive changes within your team or service. Its why we were named Large Apprenticeship Employer of the Year award at the 2022 Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, cultures, and ethnicities.

What we offer

27 days leave plus bank holidays, increasing up to 33 days with long service

Generous NHS pension and enhanced pay when you work unsocial hours

Flexible and agile working opportunities

Great maternity, paternity, and adoption support

Wide range of staff networks such as LGBT+ and ENRICH (Equality Network for Race Inclusion and Cultural Heritage)

Health service discounts and online benefits including excellent cycle to work and car salary sacrifice schemes

Health and wellbeing opportunities

If you would like to know more, please visit our careers website.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the duties and criteria for the role please refer to the job description and person specification attached.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Diploma / Degree in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registration
  • Evidence of relevant post graduate courses / CPD maintained in portfolio
  • I understand that I will be asked to provide original certificates to verify my qualifications at point of offer


Experience

Essential

  • A minimum of 4 years post graduate experience including work in neuro rehab
  • Experience of supervision of junior staff or students
  • Experience of delegation to qualified / unqualified staff
  • Experience of audit


Desirable

  • Experience at Band 7
  • Experience in the respiratory management of neurodegenerative conditions


Additional Criteria

Essential

  • Able to meet the travel requirements of the post


Employer details

Employer name

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust

Address

Evesham Community Hospital

Waterside

Evesham

Worcestershire

WR111JT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

C9798-0255

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