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Physiotherapist (Band 5)

Employer
Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Taunton
Salary
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
30 Jan 2023

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The post is based at Musgrove Park Hospital (MPH), Taunton Acute.

Rotations occur every 4 months with current rotations being:
  • Orthopaedics - MPH
  • Stroke service and neurology - MPH
  • Medical/Care of elderly - MPH
  • ITU/Surgery/Respiratory (with some exposure to oncology and paediatrics) - MPH
  • Musculoskeletal Out-patients - DBCU
  • JETT (Joint Emergency Therapy Team) - MPH
  • Community: Early Supported Discharge / Independent Rehab Team / Home First

The workload will be flexible and, at times, will involve the provision of service in locations other than specifed.

To take a full part in the on-call and weekend rota, (following a full induction programme).

This post will be part of the delivery of the physiotherapy 7 day week service including Bank Holidays and you will be required to participate in the rota system i.e. work 5 days within a 7 day period.

This is a post graduate 'training post' in physiotherapy where the post holder is supervised. Mentoring is available on all aspects of patient care and more senior staff are always available on site The post serves to:
  • Identify, prioritise, assess and treat appropriate patients providing a safe and effective physiotherapy service


Main duties of the job

The post rotates through acute surgical, medical, neurology, stroke, orthopaedics, ITU, respiratory, coop wards, outpatients,Integrated Rehabilitation team and the joint emergency therapy team.

Do you want to be part of a Trust that places a strong emphasis on development?

This role will offer a great opportunity to gain new skills and work in an exciting and dynamic therapy team, within a Trust that places a strong emphasis on CPD, clinical supervision, preceptorship and staff development.

You will also be fully supported with an excellent development programme which includes supervision, with competencies to achieve and in-service training.

Is this the ideal role for you?
  • Are you a motivated, enthusiastic and forward thinking qualified Physiotherapist?
  • Are you dynamic and flexible to the workload fluctuations, and understand the demands of working in an acute trust?
  • Are you able to take part in a full 7 day working and the respiratory on call service?

If you answered YES to these questions then we would love to hear from you!

Our planned integration with Yeovil means Somerset really is a place to start your career with opportunities for development from day one. We are working collaboratively on recruitment with YDH so if you are interested in working on either site you do not need to apply twice but please could you make clear in your supporting statement your preferred place of work.

About us

As an organisation, the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, career progression and regular conversations, not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS exclusive discounts.

The benefits of working in Somerset include the idyllic countryside, with our areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines. You will get to enjoy these perks whilst still only being a stone's throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.

There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable. You will experience the best of both in Somerset, the countryside and the cosmopolitan - there is truly something for everyone!

Job description Job responsibilities

The post is based at Musgrove Park Hospital (MPH).Rotations occur every 4 months with current rotations being:* Orthopaedics - MPH* Stroke service and neurology MPH* Medical/Care of elderly - MPH* ITU/Surgery/Respiratory (with some exposure to oncology and paediatrics) - MPH* Musculoskeletal Out-patients DBCU* JETT (Joint Emergency Therapy Team) MPH* Community: Early Supported Discharge / Independent Rehab Team / Home FirstThe workload will be flexible and, at times, will involve the provision of service in locations other than specified. To take a full part in the on-call and weekend rota, (following a full induction programme).This post will be part of the delivery of the physiotherapy 7 day week service including Bank Holidays and you will be required to participate in the rota system i.e. work 5 days within a 7 day period.This is a post graduate training post in physiotherapy where the post holder is supervised. Mentoring is available on all aspects of patient care and more senior staff are always available on site

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Experience in working with patients in an acute hospital
Desirable
  • experience in respiratory on call
  • post graduate experience
Knowledge Essential
  • Good basic knowledge and application.
Experience Essential
  • Broad range of experience as a student or post registration experience
knowledge Essential
  • specific interest in this post


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