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Rotational Physiotherapist

Employer
St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£34,089 to £41,498 a year pa pro rata Incl HCAS (20%)
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
To provide high quality evidence based physiotherapy assessment and interventions across a wide range of clinical specialities including MSK, cardio-respiratory, neurological and general rehab services.

To participate in the 7 day service supporting the emergency respiratory physiotherapy service and/or the acute rehabilitation service across medicine and senior health wards

To participate in the night time on-call emergency respiratory rota

Main duties of the job

To provide high quality evidence based physiotherapy assessment and interventions across a wide range of clinical specialities including MSK, cardio-respiratory, neurological and general rehab services.

To participate in 6 monthly rotations on the acute site, St Johns Therapy Centre and Queen Marys Hospital sites.

To participate in the 7 day service supporting the emergency respiratory physiotherapy service and/or the acute rehabilitation service across medicine and senior health wards

About us

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects that all staff will share in this commitment. The Trust is clear that all staff have a responsibility to be aware of children and adult safeguarding policies and procedures and that each member of staff, clinical and non-clinical, will attend child or adult safeguarding training that is provided at an appropriate level to suit their role. The Trust has the additional expectation that all staff will be able to identify concerns and know what action to take.

Job description

Job responsibilities

***Please read the Job Description and Person Specification carefully for detailed job responsibilities as this is used to shortlist candidates.***

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • Diploma / degree in Physiotherapy
  • HPC Registration
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development including evidence of reflective practice, attendance at in-service training, attendance at courses and clinical experience gained.


Desirable

  • Member of the CSP


Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of 1 year's NHS experience (undergraduate experience counts)
  • Core placements undertaken as an undergraduate/ postgraduate - Musculoskeletal outpatients, Respiratory, and Rehabilitation (Geriatrics, Neurology, Orthopaedics etc.)
  • Experience of team-working within the physiotherapy/ multidisciplinary team, including setting team goals


Desirable

  • Experience of audit and research


Skills

Essential

  • Fluent in written and oral English, and able to present information in a clear and logical manner
  • Ability to organize, prioritise and delegate
  • Computer literacy
  • To actively participate in staff training
  • Able to perform on-call and weekend duties having attained the necessary competencies.
  • Able to carry out moderate to intense physical effort throughout the working day and carry out concurrent activities, involving the delivery of manual therapy, therapeutic handling and demonstration of exercise
  • Ability to cope with working in a stressful and unpredictable environment
  • Must have own access to suitable transportation (e.g. car or bike ) whilst on Community based rotation


Desirable

  • Presentation skills


Knowledge

Essential

  • Have an understanding of Clinical Governance and implications for physiotherapy services including experience of quality issues and audit
  • Remain up to date with professional practice and current research
  • Understand the legal responsibilities of the profession
  • Able to work within Trust's policies of data protection, equal opportunities and Health and Safety to meet the needs of the patients
  • Ability to keep legible and accurate notes in English using POMR system


Other

Essential

  • Physically fit and able to comply with the Trust's Manual Handling Guidelines
  • Evidence of being self-motivated
  • Compliance with the Trust's No Smoking Policy and Dress Code (uniform) Policy
  • Able to work harmoniously with a diverse workforce and to deliver a quality service to people from different backgrounds, by including and embracing their varied needs.
  • Satisfactory clearance at enhanced level from Criminal Records Bureau


Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

London

SW17 0QT

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