Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£25,655 to £31,534 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
18 Aug 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 5
Full Time
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Are you an enthusiastic Physiotherapist with a passion for providing and developing high quality coordinated health, care and rehab services for local people? We may have the exciting and rare opportunity you are looking for in a purpose built rehabilitation unit.

It is based within a brand new 'state of the art' facility which also offers Extra Care Accommodation and a vibrant Community Hub with a full range of services from a community caf, wellbeing services, and much more.

Your role will work alongside health, social care and voluntary sector partners to provide a dynamic integrated model of care for local people and patients.

Using your excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will develop excellent working relationships with a range of health, care and community partners and expertly attend regular multi-disciplinary team meetings to ensure local people and patients achieve positive outcomes.

We are looking for enthusiastic, compassionate, motivated and creative individuals who can join our vibrant team. An ability to work independently, be a positive role model and demonstrate the Trust's values is essential.

Applicants are required to have a relevant professional qualification and relevant experience of working with adults including undertaking case management, care co-ordination and multi-disciplinary team working.

We look forward to meeting you and supporting you in your new role.

Main duties of the job

Provide a high standard of physiotherapy input to the designated therapy team. Hours may be required to be worked over 7 days between 8.00am and 8.00pm, depending on service need.

To assess and treat patients within a ward or community setting as an autonomous practitioner

Physiotherapeutic assessment of patients with diverse presentations, physical and psychological conditions, to provide a diagnosis and develop and deliver an individualised treatment programme.

Hold responsibility for own caseload and be responsible for a defined area of the service or a particular patient type

The postholder will ensure their own personal development and participate in the development of others

To supervise, educate and assess the performance of physiotherapy students to ensure the standard of practice and teaching meets the degree standard

To take part in the On Call Respiratory rota if appropriate

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • HCPC Registration
  • Degree / Diploma in Physiotherapy
Knowledge Essential
  • Ability to work effectively within an MDT
  • Evidence of supervision of assistant staff / students
  • Knowledge and appreciation of lone working risks
Skills Essential
  • Skills for assessing, diagnosing and treating a range of conditions
  • Able to work independently as an autonomous practitioner
  • Ability to make sound clinical decisions,

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