Band 6 Physiotherapists fixed term (band 5 will be considered)
- We are looking to recruit dynamic and innovative band 6 rotational physiotherapists to join our team at the Cumberland Infirmary.
Main duties of the job
You will have completed a range of core band 5 rotations and be able to demonstrate leadership skills and service development. You will also have an understanding of discharge processes and the need to optimise flow through the system. Rotations are currently 9 months across all in-patient specialisms and musculoskeletal/respiratory out-patients.
Band 5 applicants will have completed a range of core placements at undergraduate level.
We are a supportive and friendly team who work flexibly alongside our system partners to ensure the best possible outcome and experience for our patients
For an informal discussion please contact Helen May Deputy Head of Physiotherapy 01228 814741
At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.
Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
- Being a clinically led organisation
- Quality and safety at the heart
- A positive patient experience every time
- A great place to work
- Managing our money well
As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.
Job description Job responsibilities
Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.
Relocation assistance may be available for successful applicants moving to the region for certain posts. Please see our Policy for eligible vacancies? Healthcare Professionals returning to practice, moving into new roles or changing clinical environments, may access an agreed preceptorship period.
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As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.
A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.
27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years
Flexible working Scheme
Excellent opportunities for development
Competitive NHS Pension scheme
Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies
EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems
These schemes are subject to availability
Person Specification Other Requirements Essential
- Ability to travel between sites.
- Consolidation and development of undergraduate training through attendance at in service training and other CPD opportunities.
- Portfolio of evidence of post-graduate learning e.g. ALERT, neurology, cardio-respiratory etc.
- Key NHS drivers for change and implications for physiotherapy services.
- NHS discharge policy
- Use of clinical audit or outcome measures for service improvement.
- Complaints procedure.
- Equality issues.
- Professional code of conduct.
- Equality legislation and best practice.
- Degree in physiotherapy or equivalent.
- HCPC registration.
- Clinical supervision / mentoring certificate or equivalent.
- Rotations in a broad range of core areas, e.g. cardio-respiratory, ITU, elderly rehabilitation, acute medicine, orthopaedics, MSK & neurology, within the NHS.
- Deputising for colleagues.
- Involvement in service development through clinical audit, use of outcome measures etc.
- Working to full band 5 KSF outline.
- Supervising e.g. students, newly qualified staff or technical instructors.
- Delegation and caseload prioritisation
- Working independently on call.
- Work within a community setting.
- Responsibility for an area of work, e.g. health & safety, in-service training.
Skills and Aptitudes Essential
- Able to work as a member of a team, using initiative appropriately.
- Able to prioritise and manage competing demands, appropriately delegating work.
- Able to make sound decisions based on clinical reasoning skills, without continued recourse to colleagues.
- Developing leadership skills.
- Able to communicate complex information.
- Able to motivate others.
- Able to give feedback to students.
- Ability to demonstrate the compassionate values and behaviours needed for dignified care
Personal Circumstances Essential
- Flexible approach to work patterns
- Able to participate in on-call duties.
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