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Advanced Physiotherapist

Employer
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Aylesbury
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Part Time
An exciting opportunity for a band 7 Outpatients MSK Physiotherapist has arisen to cover a part time one year Maternity leave from May 2024.

The interested applicant must be able to perform specialised assessment and treatment for patients with highly complex presentations and needs in a musculoskeletal field and to provide expert advice, guidance and information to health and social care professionals, carers, relatives and others.

To undertake all aspects of clinical responsibility as a skilled, autonomous and advanced practitioner.

To actively lead development of professional and service initiatives, and contribute to organisational objectives

To work in close liaison with the cross trust musculoskeletal clinical lead in all aspect of service delivery and development.

To supervise, teach and appraise Physiotherapy staff and students within the specialty

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for jointly leading and developing the Physiotherapy team (at Stoke Mandeville Hospital) within Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, in regard to all aspects of clinical governance within this specialty, shared responsibility.

To perform specialised assessment and treatment for patients with highly complex presentations and needs in a musculoskeletal field and to provide expert advice, guidance and information to health and social care professionals, carers, relatives and others.

To undertake all aspects of clinical responsibility as a skilled, autonomous and advanced practitioner.

To actively lead development of professional and service initiatives, and contribute to organisational objectives.

To work in close liaison with the cross trust musculoskeletal clinical lead in all aspect of service delivery and development.

To supervise, teach and appraise Physiotherapy staff and students within the specialty

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work! -https://bit.ly/3DNEQfD

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?
  • As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
  • We offer flexible and agile workingopportunities,alongside your NHS benefits ofgenerous annual leave entitlement, pension andaccess toNHS discount schemes.
  • We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?
  • We'recommitted to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
  • As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued, and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
  • Greater diversity withinourBHT familyimprovespositive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

What do we stand for?
  • Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.
  • Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.
  • Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.


Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

If you are an internal applicant there is the option for secondment, all applicants must have the endorsement/support of their line manager prior to application.

If you have a disability that makes submitting this online application difficult and would like assistance, please contact us on bht.recruitment@nhs.net quoting the vacancy reference number.

Person Specification

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING

Essential

  • Current registration with Health Professions Council
  • Diploma /Degree in Physiotherapy
  • Membership of professional special interest group
  • Evidence of CPD in the form of a detailed personal development portfolio
  • Field work/clinical educators course


Desirable

  • MCSP Membership
  • Masters degree in related field


EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Working experience at Band 6 level
  • Experience in related field at senior level
  • Experience in student clinical supervision
  • Ability to work and interact effectively within an interdisciplinary team
  • Evidence of commitment to continuing professional development, and reflective practice
  • Knowledge and application of evidence based practice and clinical reasoning
  • Experience in supervision of junior staff
  • Minimum of 18 months working experience at Band 6 level
  • Participation in audit and research activities
  • Establish and maintain CPD Portfolio
  • Demonstration of having initiated change of practice or process following identification of clinical or service need


SKILLS, ABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE

Essential

  • Awareness of limitations of own professional abilities
  • Clear, concise verbal and written communication to ensure liaison with multi disciplinary team, patients and carers to ensure records and reports are accurate, legal and in legible manner (in English)
  • Ability to integrate, participate and contribute as an effective member of a team
  • Ability to self direct towards the attainment of clear goals
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and functions against well reasoned standards
  • Positive response to constructive criticism
  • Intermediate and Advanced Musculoskeletal knowledge
  • Use of and/or knowledge of POMR record keeping
  • Commitment to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice
  • Knowledge of Current related legislation (H& S, Data P. Act, etc)
  • Ability to plan, manage and organise required tasks within available resources (including time)


SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES

Essential

  • Physical ability and endurance to work in the physical environment of the clinical area of all rotations within this post
  • Ability to participate in on call / emergency working rota
  • Car driver / owner able to travel to other locations within the trust


Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Stoke Mandeville Hospital

Mandeville Road

Aylesbury

HP21 8AL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

434-CR6061402

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