Specialist Physiotherapist

Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
2 Apr 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a permanent, full time, experienced Physiotherapist to join mental health service across the two Adult wards at Foss Park hospital- Ebor (female) and Minster (male).

The successful candidate will be an autonomous qualified physiotherapist providing assessment, treatment planning and provision for adults with mental health problems, who have complex physical and psychological needs.

Main duties of the job

You will be an autonomous qualified physiotherapist providing assessment, treatment planning and provision for people aged 18 - 65 years who have complex physical and psychological needs. You will be a member of a multidisciplinary inpatient team, working closely with other professions. You will be expected to work independently and will gain experience of service development, delegating tasks and working closely with a healthy living advisor.

You must have a recognised BSC or MSc in Physiotherapy and be HCPC registered.

Experience of working in Physiotherapy with service users with mental health is required. Experience of working with those with a learning disability would be an advantage.

The successful candidate will benefit from being part of a trust wide group of Physiotherapy staff working in TEWV, with guidance from Clinical Leads, Clinical Specialists and the Professional Head of Physiotherapy.

About us

Additional attractive features of this post includes flexitime working, a robust clinical supervision scheme, an excellent training & development programme, and supportive professional line management. We are also committed to supporting external training events, CPD, research and audit interests, under our appraisal scheme.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • BSc or MSc in Physiotherapy with HCPC registration
  • Numeracy, Literacy and ITQ level 2 (or equivalent)
  • Evidence of current professional insurance cover
  • Post-graduate training relevant to the post (or willing to undertake within agreed timescale)
  • Accredited Clinical Educator (or willing to undertake within agreed timescale)
  • Clinical Supervisory Skills course (or willing to undertake within agreed timescale)
  • Trust training in Appraisal and Recruitment (within an agreed timescale)
  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Experience Essential
  • Experience in Physiotherapy at a band 6 level including experience working with service users in mental health or learning disabilities with complex needs.
Experience Essential
  • Experience of developing and delivering training
  • Experience as a clinical educator
  • Experience of staff supervision
Skills Essential
  • Work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team
Skills Essential
  • Manage own caseload and prioritise effectively

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