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Respiratory Physiotherapist

Employer
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Location
Croydon
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 a year pro rata pa inc of HCAS (Outer)
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Part Time
Respiratory Physiotherapist (Band 6), Part Time

Are you passionate about improving care for patients with COPD? This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of highly specialised and committed respiratory practitioners working to improve outcomes for patients with COPD in Croydon. We are looking for a proactive, dynamic and self-motivated respiratory physiotherapist with some experience in delivering care to patients with respiratory conditions and experience of delivering pulmonary rehabilitation programmes.

Proposed Interview Date - 31st July

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will ideally have experience of running pulmonary rehabilitation programmes and in managing patients with chronic lung disease in the stable state. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing one of the four PR programmes in Croydon, completing PR assessments and supporting colleagues in providing a high quality of care to patients in the service.

The Croydon PR team is part of the Croydon Respiratory Team (CRT), which is working in many innovative and exciting ways to improve the quality of life for people with respiratory disease in Croydon. It is an integrated service working within the hospital and across the community and includes Pulmonary Rehabilitation and the Home oxygen service.

It is ESSENTIAL that applicants are car drivers and have access to a car for work

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.

Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon and our Children's Hospital at Home cares for children with long-term conditions without them having to come to hospital.

Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff. As well as offering access to a range of core skills training and professional development.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*****Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role.*****

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc/Registered Physiotherapy (HPC registration)


Desirable

  • Respiratory Course


Knowledge and Understanding

Essential

  • Knowledge & understanding of management of COPD
  • Good understanding of NICE /BTS guidelines and relevant quality standards and outcomes.


Desirable

  • oxygen prescription knowledge


Experience

Essential

  • Substantial working experience as a Band 5 Practitioner.
  • Experience of managing patients with respiratory conditions.
  • Multidisciplinary team working.


Desirable

  • Previous Band 6 respiratory post holder.
  • Management /supervision of other staff or students


SKILLS/ABILITIES

Essential

  • Excellent time management & organisational skills.
  • Very good physical assessment and clinical reasoning skills.
  • Excellent team worker.
  • Able to work independently
  • IM& T literate.


OTHER FACTORS

Essential

  • Valid UK Driving Licence/car driver
  • Access to a car for work purposes


Employer details

Employer name

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Address

Croydon University Hospital

530 London Road, Thornton Heath

Croydon

CR7 7YE

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199-NN-6316673-AHP-Z-A

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