Rotational Physiotherapist - Band 5

Gloucestershire Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
31 Mar 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Get your Physiotherapy Career off to a Flying start!

Calling all Physiotherapy Students and qualified therapists.

We are a forward thinking, friendly and dynamic organisation, who are committed to supporting preceptorship and training whilst you consolidate your Physiotherapy Skills.

We have vacancies for band 5 rotational physiotherapists across the beautiful county of Gloucestershire.

Our unique rotational programme, covers the core strands of musculoskeletal services, in-patients, community, countywide respiratory with pulmonary rehabilitation and paediatric physiotherapy. In patients will include opportunity to work with neuro rehab, long term conditions, amputees and respiratory. The post holder will gain a balance of clinic, community and hospital-based caseloads. You will be required to work on a 6-month rotating basis.

You will work as part of a wider integrated team and will receive regular appraisal, training and clinical supervision as part of the preceptorship programme. This post would suit a new Graduate or those looking to seek an exciting challenge in Gloucestershire.

Main duties of the job

A physiotherapist participates as a member of the Physiotherapy Team managing a clinical caseload with the support and guidance of Senior Physiotherapists. The post holder will have no budgetary responsibility but may be expected to supervise physiotherapy assistants on a day to day basis.This role offers physiotherapy assessments and interventions to Service Users in a rotation programme through various clinical specialities, including Musculoskeletal outpatients, stroke, neurology, medical services, rehabilitation and paediatrics, which are designed to consolidate their undergraduate clinical education and develop their independent clinical practice. The length of these rotations will be approximately 6months; however, this may be varied to meet the needs of the applicant or the service.

About us

At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.

Job description Job responsibilities

The Trust aims to recruit and retain the best possible staff who, through the application of their skills, qualification and experience, will make a positive contribution to our business of providing quality health care services. It is the Trust's view that the costs associated with moving house in order to take up a post with us should not restrict our ability to recruit the excellent people we need; therefore, we support staff to relocate with our relocation policy.

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document 'Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice' prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render them liable to dismissal.

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Closing date: 31st March 2023

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Diploma/Degree in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registration
  • Member of CSP
Experience Essential
  • Broad range of clinical experience through comprehensive student placements

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