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Highly Specialist Physiotherapist

Employer
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Southall
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 Per annum inclusive HCAS
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and driven Physiotherapist to join the Acute Therapies DMOP and AMU Team in Ealing Hospital.

You and your team will be responsible for delivering specialist Physiotherapy services within the DMOP and AMU team. You will be an essential part of the large multidisciplinary team and part of the wider inpatient therapy team. This well-established team covers both DMOP and AMU inpatients wards.The successful applicant will have significant experience at Band7 level and be able to demonstrate leadership qualities and management acumen.

You will have an opportunity to work alongside clinical specialist developing skills in a wide range of conditions, working closely with MDT. You will be required to work in conjunction with the team lead to develop and support the rest of the team.

At LNWH NHS Trust we are committed to delivering top-quality patient care, excellent education and research. You will be supported and actively encouraged in developing your leadership and clinical skills in this area, to facilitate service improvement and integration.

Main duties of the job

  • As an autonomous practitioner to assess and treat own case load and provide a highly specialist Care of the Elderly (DMOP) therapy service to patients. To work alongside the multi-disciplinary team and other external agencies to ensure highly specialist treatment plans.
  • To work as a member of the multidisciplinary team (MDT), assessing and treating patients with highly complex physical/social and cognitive issues associated with DMOP and AMU patients and maintaining accurate and comprehensive patient records.
  • To work closely with the DMOP and AMU MDT and cross-site clinical and therapy leads to support the development of the DMOP and AMU therapy service.
  • To work collaboratively with patients, carers and with colleagues in health and social services to ensure effective service planning, policy and delivery of services to their specific patient group.
  • To contribute to the management of all aspects of the DMOP and AMU therapy Service. This includes prioritizing and organizing all referrals to the DMOP and AMU inpatients and allocation of patients.
  • To be responsible for the development and appraisal of the team members, including band 6, band 5, therapy assistants and students


About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience
  • HCPC registration as a Physiotherapist


Desirable

  • Experience with working with the Care of the Elderly patients
  • Relevant Training
  • Leadership skills
  • At least 2yrs of NHS experience


Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC registration in physiotherapy


Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Ealing Hospital

601 Uxbridge Road

Southall

UB1 3HW

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