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Specialist Physiotherapist- Stroke and Early Supported Discharge

Employer
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Telford
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum/ pro rata
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 Physiotherapist to join our Stroke, Rehabilitation and Stroke Early Supported Discharge Team at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a physiotherapist to join our team who has Stroke and/or Neurology clinical experience, is flexible, has good time management skills and works well in a team as well as independently.

The post holder would support and appraise Band 5's and Therapy Support Worker staff. This post holder would be expected to mentor students by being a practice educator linked with the Universities.

The post holder would be required to drive a car as the Early Supported Discharge Team deliver therapy in the patients home.

Occasionally the post holder will be required to support their medical therapy colleagues with the care of patients with stroke or other neurological conditions on the acute wards.

The successful post holder will be required to join the respiratory on-call rota.

We are a friendly, forward thinking team working in a fast paced rewarding environment. High quality patient care is at the core of our decision making and we are enthusiastic about welcoming new ideas and staff development.

We are delighted to be able to offer patients who have had a stroke the opportunity of assessment and treatment by the Stroke and Rehabilitation Therapy Team over the weekend and Bank Holidays and this post holder would be expected to participate in the 7-day working rota for this.

About us

Our team is able to support patients along the Stroke care pathway from hyper acute and acute stroke wards to home with the Stroke Early Supported Discharge (ESD). The team covers both these areas and have the same line managers.

The team have a robust supervision structure and a strong drive for personal and professional development across all bands and roles facilitating events within the team, department, Trust and externally to enable the best possible care is delivered to patients.

Within Therapies we have a strong culture of professional leadership and support. Each profession has a head of profession leading on delivering local, regional and national professional strategy. This includes AHP's into action, job planning, electronic rostering, electronic data capture, quality improvement strategy, and representation at internal and external meetings raising the profile of Therapies at all times.

Within Therapies we have a strong culture of professional leadership and support. Each profession has a head of profession leading on delivering local, regional and national professional strategy. This includes AHP's into action, job planning, electronic rostering, electronic data capture, quality improvement strategy, and representation at internal and external meetings raising the profile of Therapies at all times.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information please refer to the attached person and job specification for further details.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree or equivalent in Physiotherapy
  • Registered with Health and Care Professions Council
  • Evidence of specialist clinical training in relevant areas


Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of broad range of pre and post qualification experience
  • Evidence of experience in relevant area of clinical practice
  • Evidence of teaching/ student experience
  • Experience in audit and research


Skills

Essential

  • Evidence of leadership ability
  • Clinical supervision, teaching, mentorship and appraisal skills
  • IT Skills relevant to the role


Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Address

The Princess Royal Hospital

Apley Castle

Telford

TF1 6TF

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