Senior Physiotherapist

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year pro rota
Closing date
6 Oct 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic physiotherapist to work 22.5 hrs per week that is looking for a challenge to join the Neighbourhood Care Service in Pocklington . You will work in an integrated multidisciplinary team working closely with social care and GP colleagues across traditional care boundaries in the integrated delivery of individualised, safe and effective, high quality care. You will want to work within a cycle of continuous improvement and will be interested in understanding the experiences of our patients and their families.

You will be encouraged to develop expert skills in the specific area in order to take a lead role in clinical practice issues, raising the profile of the service and offering specialist advice to planning and service development teams in order to assist in the implementation of service improvements including the Rapids Service and Hub beds (step down beds).

Experience of managing staff and a working knowledge of System 1 would be a distinct advantage.

You will be a qualified and registered physiotherapist with a history of relevant recent and ongoing clinical professional development and you will have a sense of value for inter-professional and work based learning. You will have excellent communication skills and will demonstrate positive leadership and role modelling.

You will be supported by your therapy team consisting of physiotherapist, OT, support workers, complex care nurse and the district nursing team.

Main duties of the job

To be accountable in own area of clinical responsibility, ensuring the delivery of evidence based clinical interventions and practice for a specialist caseload. To continue to demonstrate specialist clinical skills in practice and provide support, training and advice re the delivery of care in partnership with patients, relatives, staff, managers, and externally with other agencies. Provide specialist therapy advice and information, communicating with a range of people eg senior, middle managers, other clinicians within the organisation and other external agencies Regularly demonstrate specialist skills in assessing the needs of patients and their relatives, based on the analysis of a range of complex facts and situations. Interventions will be planned on the assessment and interpretation of this information Obtains, analyses and interprets assessment information, presenting symptoms and physical health to develop the appropriate intervention plan for a complex caseload

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale and Whitby. We deliver safe, effective and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental and social health and well being of our patients and service users.

To find out more about our wide range of services including mental health, learning disabilities, children and young people service, Forensic, Community and Primary Care visit our Trust website

You will join our team of over 2,800 colleagues that work together across our wide geography and specialties to change lives every day. We're extremely proud of our Trust community and we know you can expect to receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need from your new team to get you started.

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development to ensure the delivery of high quality, person-centred and compassionate care to patients. We value our staff and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills and competencies to deliver outstanding care.

Job description Job responsibilities

For further information with regard to this vacancy please see the attached job description and person spec.

Person Specification essential and desirable Essential
  • Post Graduate Diploma in relevant specialist area or Professional qualification to Degree level supplemented by specialist accredited training and experience in specialist field(s) equivalent to post graduate diploma level
  • Occasional to moderate sitting in a restricted position, manoeuvring therapy equipment and or patients, active physical movement
  • Specialist understanding of relevant clinical practice, standards and protocols within identified clinical area.
  • Teaching qualification or equivalent presentation skills/training experience
  • Develop to advanced/expert understanding of relevant clinical practice, standards and protocols within identified clinical area
  • Experience of multi-agency/professional working

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