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Physiotherapist

Employer
Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust
Location
Daventry
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Part Time
The post holder will be a leader within an integrated multi professional inpatient team that includes, registered physiotherapists, occupational therapists, ward matron, registered nursing staff, unregistered staff, medical staff and wider trust colleagues. The post of therapy team leader is to provide the ward with a professional therapy focus for leadership operational management and clinical expertise within the clinical area.

The therapy team leader will take continuing responsibility for the assessment of needs for the service, staff, patients and carers and includes management of training, learning, development and operational needs of all therapy staff. The post holder will be a role model for clinical leadership setting and upholding agreed clinical standards and ensuring patients receive consistently high quality evidenced based care.

The therapy team leader will be a visible presence for all patients and visitors to the clinical area, and provide the pivotal role for inter-professional working in the ward area. To lead in facilitating safe and timely discharges from the service and managing complex situations as they arise.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to manage the therapy team on a day to day basis with support from the Service Manager providing support to junior colleagues and assisting them in problem solving any issues relating to patients and staff.

Reporting to the Allied Health Professional lead and ultimately to the Director of Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professionals enabling them to deliver services effectively and efficiently to patients and service users.

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the 'About You' Section of the document.

About us

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools.We also provide health services to various prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

NHFT promotes a culture of learning to improve the care and safety of our patients and staff, which focuses on people who enable our Trust to be 'outstanding' by supporting opportunity, innovation, development and growth.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.

Person Specification

essential and desirable

Essential

  • registered physiotherapist
  • experience of working as a band 6 in rehabilitation


Desirable

  • ability to work autonomously
  • experience of leading a team


essential

Essential

  • worked in inpatients setting


Employer details

Employer name

Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust

Address

daventry

london road

Daventry

NN114DY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

270-TF195-ACS-A

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