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Highly Specialist Spinal inpatient Physiotherapist

Employer
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
Location
Nottingham
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Full Time
Spinal inpatients highly specialized physiotherapies - Six months planed leave cover

Do you have a passion for the delivery of high quality inpatient spinal physiotherapy

Are you committed to developing and maintaining positive MDT relationships

Have you an optimistic outlook that can modal compassionate, evidence based care.

Can you lead a team of physiotherapist in a proactive way.,

Then you should apply for this role

Main duties of the job

In addition to the summary below you need to familiarise yourself with the full job description and person specification documents attached to this advert

Alongside strong clinical skills you will require skills in audit, service evaluation and development, as well as organisational and time management skills and the ability to motivate yourself and others.

You will assist in the management and support of all other grades of staff within the wider team allowing you to develop your leadership, managerial and teaching skills.

You will support students on their clinical placements.

About us

With over 17,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.Detailed job description and person specificationPlease refer to the job description and person specification attached to the advert for the full details.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached full Job Description and Personal Specification for further details of this post.

In addition to the summary below you need to familiarise yourself with the full job description and person specification documents attached to this advert. You will need excellent communication skills to facilitate close working relationships with members of multiple speciality MDT and already established Therapy teams across multiple admission pathways.Alongside strong clinical skills across a wide range of specialities, the post holder will require a risk enabling attitude to discharge planning and a good knowledge of rapid comprehensive therapy assessments.You will require skills in audit, service evaluation and development, as well as organisational and time management skills and the ability to motivate yourself and others.You will assist in the management and support of a band 4 generic support worker alongside an Highly Specialist OT allowing you to develop your leadership, managerial and teaching skills.You will require a comprehensive understanding of community services and the ability to build good working relationships with Front Door IDT clinicians to work collaboratively to support complex discharge planning and appropriate follow up for patients care.You will be required to support a project management post to evaluate the effectiveness of the post and identify drivers for change, development of services using best practice guidelines, benchmarking with comparable services and service evaluation.

Person Specification

Training & Qualification

Essential

  • Diploma or degree in relevant qualification
  • Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC) registration
  • Able to maintain a professional portfolio for CPD, recording learning outcomes through participation in internal and external development opportunities


Experience

Essential

  • Wide ranging and extensive experience of working within specialist area
  • Knowledge of current best practice within a clinical specialty


Communication and relationship skills

Essential

  • Able to discuss treatment options and recommend best course of intervention to patients and carers using negotiating, persuasive, motivational and reassurance skills
  • Communicate complex patient related information effectively to ensure collaborative working with MDT colleagues across health & social care sectors


Analytical and Judgement skills

Essential

  • Analyse information from clinical assessments and make judgements about appropriate interventions for highly complex patients
  • Able to make decisions about the treatment needs of highly complex patients
  • Lead on the development of improvements in service delivery and clinical practice using evidence based practice to recommend changes


Planning and organisation skills

Essential

  • Able to plan the delivery of a service for a specialist area where there is variable capacity and fluctuating demand
  • Able to organise and plan the activity of staff and self


Physical skills

Essential

  • Able to handle and move complex patients safely and in a way which promotes rehabilitation if applicable.
  • Able to use and/or manoeuvre a range of medical devices including, for example, handling/assistive and anthropometric equipment if applicable.


Other requirements specific to the role (e.g. be able to drive or work shifts

Essential

  • Undertake out of hours duties as required.
  • Able to travel to required areas within and beyond the Trust Maintain competence in respiratory care where appropriate


Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

QMC and City campus

Derby Road

Nottingham

NG7 2UH

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164-6397184

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