Senior Physiotherapist Community Therapy Services

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum (pro rata for part-time)
Closing date
17 Aug 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join our Bassetlaw community Therapy Service as a Physiotherapist working in the community. If you want to be part of a forward thinking and innovative service, then this is the opportunity you may have been looking for.

In your new role you will work closely with occupational therapists, Assistant practitioners, support staff, clinical assessors ( UCR team), district nurses, specialist nurses and social workers to provide the best possible care to service users in their own homes.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our developing integrated community services providing clinical triage, rehabilitation, falls management, palliative care support and support timely discharges from our acute Trust partners.

You will work autonomously as well as part of the multi-disciplinary team, liaising closely with health and social care colleagues to coordinate services, promote recovery from illness and enable health, wellbeing and self-care. You will be visiting patients within their own homes using a goal-orientated focus, to maximise patient's independence, safety and quality of life.

The post will involve cross site working and community visits. A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post; however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?
Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career. Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Job description
Job responsibilities

You will manage your own caseload in the community. As part of the integrated care team you will work closely with the rest of the MDT to provide the best possible outcomes for our service users in Mid Nottinghamshire.

You will have a degree/diploma in physiotherapy & be HCPC registered. You should possess excellent interpersonal and time management skills, be a good communicator and able to prioritise and work well as a member of a team. An induction period and supernumerary support will be given. Ideally you will have experience of working in the UK and being part of our healthcare services.

Person Specification
  • BSc/Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC Registration
  • Clinical Educator

  • Relevant courses in Health Care of the Elderly/Falls/Orthopaedics/Palliative Care/MSK

Previous Experience
  • Proven post qualification experience with some at a more senior level
  • Recent experience in health care of the elderly /falls /orthopaedics /palliative care
  • Supervisory skills
  • Experience of audit.
  • Experience of working in the UK as part of the NHS

  • Teaching experience
  • Standard setting, service evaluation Recruitment & retention
  • Community experience

  • Pathology of the older person
  • Professional Codes of Conduct
  • Awareness of diveristy
  • Evidence based practice
  • Ability to assess, plan and evaluate rehabilitative treatment
  • Knowledge of management of falls
  • Knowledge of local & National priorities
  • Knowledge of Risk Assessment
  • Treatment of complex case & diverse conditions
  • Knowledge of equipment/ adaption's and all aspects of ADL
  • Leadership skills
  • Time management & prioritisation skills
  • Organisational skills and use of initiative
  • Self motivated and able to work as an effective team member
  • Ability to communicate with team, patient /client and their families and other agencies
  • Ability to manage self
  • Flexible and positive approach
  • Demonstrates meeting the requirements of CPD

  • IT skills
  • Presentation skills

Additional requirements
  • A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use
  • Flexible working to meet the needs of the team
  • Working across community as role demands.

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