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B7 Community Physiotherapist

Employer
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Enfield
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum inclusive of outer London HCAS
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This adult community physiotherapy team has a full time vacancy which we wish to fill with a dynamic passionate physiotherapist who wishes to join our existing team of band 7's, band 6's, band 5 and technical instructors.

Do you have a specific interest in community working? Our service provides assessment and treatment of adult domiciliary patients, neurological outpatients and falls prevention group.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic clinician, keen to work with us in shaping and developing our services to meet the challenges of delivering appropriate care in the right place and at the right time. We need you to be passionate about making a difference to patients and their families. We are continually looking at our service delivery and how our services can integrate more fully to provide 1st class care to the population we serve.

To perform comprehensive specialist physiotherapeutic assessment of patients with diverse presentations and complex physical and psychological conditions, to provide a clinical diagnosis and develop and deliver an individualised treatment programme.

To be responsible for the day to day organisation of the physiotherapy service to a designated caseload.

To support and educate patients and carers in managing complex Physiotherapy needs.

To work closely with other agencies e.g. specialist equipment services, wheelchair services, voluntary, charity and private agencies to ensure Physiotherapy treatment is fully integrated into the patients care programmes where applicable.

To hold full responsibility for own caseload of patients, working with out direct supervision.

To give and receive supervision to contribute to service delivery. Training takes the form of regular formal training with peers, peer review and case conferences. Self directed access to advice and support from the Clinical lead as available, as required.

About us

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Hospital Trust (NMUH) is one of London's busiest healthcare providers, providing hospital care and community services for the 350,000 people living in Enfield, Haringey and beyond.

Our specialist services include HIV, cardiology, blood disorders, diabetes, fertility, sickle cell and thalassemia. In addition to a full range of cancer diagnosis and treatment services, the Helen Rollason Cancer Support Centre is based on-site and provides services to support cancer patients' wellbeing.

We also provide community services and have a dedicated 0-19 service for children and young people in Enfield so that they can get the best possible start in life. This includes health visitors and school nurses who are delivering the national Healthy Child Programme, which provides a structured framework for the delivery of key interventions to support the health and wellbeing of children and families from 0 to 5 and school aged children from 5-19. The 0-19 service aims to improve pathways and partnerships with services in the hospital and deliver excellent care for the children and families.

For more information, please access the following link: https://www.northmid.nhs.uk/

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Please refer to the attached Job description and Person Specification for main responsibilities of the role.

To undertake all aspects of clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner.

To supervise and support less experienced staff, assistants, Technical instructors and students on placement.

Undertake evidence-based audit and projects to further own and others clinical practice. Make recommendations to the Clinical Lead for changes to practice in order to improve services to patients.

To contribute to and support the implementation of specific changes to practice or contribute to service protocols with support and guidance from the Clinical Lead.

To be aware of and highlight to line manager any clinical governance issues pertaining to your role and practice.

To contribute to the delivery of health promotion activities within the service and the wider Trust initiatives.

Person Specification

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • H.C.P.C Registration.
  • Evidence from C.P.D. portfolio of ongoing relevant post-graduate training both theoretical and practical to a high level. This will be accredited at Masters or equivalent level.


Desirable

  • Membership of professional body or interest group.
  • Any other relevant training & education.


EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE

Essential

  • Recent substantial experience at band 6 level/equivalent in relevant area and able to demonstrate appropriate postgraduate experience working across physiotherapy core areas to support the rehabilitation needs of the patient.
  • Experience of working as part of a team.


Desirable

  • Experience of inpatients and multidisciplinary services.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Essential

  • Ability to work as an autonomous practitioner.
  • Ability to process, manage and communicate complex information. To do this in a sensitive and clear manner in order to ensure optimum understanding and co-operation.


Desirable

  • Presentation skills.


PERSONAL QUALITIES

Essential

  • Include team working, interpersonal skills, compassionate, insightful, motivational, resourceful, high caliber of written and verbal skills. A positive 'can do' attitude and a positive attitude to change.


OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • Ability to meet demands of the post including travel.
  • Valid UK driving license.


Desirable

  • Fluent in any other local language.


Other Requirements

Essential

  • Use of a car or transport for the job role.


Employer details

Employer name

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

Address

St Michaels

Gater Drive

Enfield

EN2 0JB

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393-NMUH-1452

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