- NHS AfC: Band 6
- Full Time: 37.5 hours per week; part time considered
- Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital
- £26,565 - £35,577 per annum, pro rata
- 03/08/2018 23:59
At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team.
Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.
We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.
We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.
We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.
We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.
We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.
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An opportunity has arisen for experienced physiotherapists to join our teams working across a variety of Acute admissions units, Older Peoples Medicine wards and clinics. The service we provide is currently undergoing exciting transformation and the post holder will have an active role to play in this. The post will suit individuals who have completed their core rotations (on a Band 5 Physiotherapist rotation programme, or similar) or already have experience at Band 6 and are looking to develop specialist skills within the Older peoples Medicine (OPM) specialty.
As well as being part of cohesive physiotherapy teams you would also be working collaboratively with other members of the multidisciplinary team and, in particular, with our Occupational Therapy colleagues.
The Posts are static within the OPM team but will include rotations between different wards within the specialty and you will be supported by highly specialist senior staff in all areas. You will also have the opportunity to develop both your clinical and leadership skills working with junior staff, physiotherapy support workers and students. Involvement in audit, research and service improvement is encouraged and Continuous Professional Development is actively supported through an established appraisal system, in-service training and post graduate library facilities.
As post holder, you duties will include:
- To assess, prioritise and manage own caseload of patients presenting to the specialties included in the rotation, determine clinical diagnosis and treatment indicated, and maintain records as a legally autonomous practitioner. Patient presentation may be complex/highly complex.
- To train, supervise and monitor other physiotherapists, physiotherapy assistant practitioners, assistants and, with support, to performance manage students
- To provide clinical leadership within the speciality including educational, professional and managerial guidance.
- To have an active role in the planning, development, coordination, delivery and evaluation of the physiotherapy service provided to patients within and out-reaching from the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
- To deputise for the Physiotherapy Operational Lead/Senior physiotherapy staff as required.
To support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service, all staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate NNUH’s ‘PRIDE’ values of People focused, Respect, Dedication, Integrity and Excellence.
These are full time posts (37.5 hours per week); however, part time hours will be considered and can be discussed at interview.
Participation in the out-of-hours rotas for emergency on call, weekend and Bank Holiday working is a requirement of the post.
The post holder will be required to participate in the extended day / 7-day rotas, in line with service needs.
Open for applications: 10th July 2018
Close for applications: 3rd August 2018
Interview date: 22nd August 2018
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Further details / informal visits contact
Susan Leinster, Physiotherapy Admin Team Lead: tel 01603 288380, email firstname.lastname@example.org
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