Allied Health Professionals - Advanced Physiotherapist

  • Department Surgical Physiotherapy
  • Salary £37,570.00 – £43,772 per annum
  • Closing Date 23/10/2019
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-APT-539
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanant
  • Hours Part time 30 hours per week
  • Contact Sarah Sandy- Therapy Inpatient Co-ordinator
  • Email
  • Telephone 01743 261000 ext: 2689 or Bleep 823

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Physiotherapist within general surgery at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.  The post holder will be responsible for delivery of a clinical physiotherapy service to the surgical wards which include colorectal, urology, vascular, a surgical admissions unit and with some input into critical care.  The post holder will also take on the leadership of the team including teaching, advice, support, supervision and appraisal.

The post holder will be an active be an active member of the out of hours on call and weekend rotas.

We are looking for someone who is flexible, has good management and leadership skills, works well independently and within a team.  We have strong links with our multidisciplinary team colleagues and joint working is key to our practice.

We are a friendly, forward thinking team working in a fast pace rewarding environment.  High quality patient care is at the forefront of our decision making and we are enthusiastic about welcoming new ideas enabling the successful candidate to take an active role in service development and leadership.

We have a strong drive for personal and professional development, regular CPD and supervision.  You will receive and carry out appraisals and be given opportunity to develop your own leadership skills. You will mentor and support student placements.

The Therapy Department are working towards being at the forefront of innovation in leading the way by undertaking development and service evaluation utilising the Virginia Mason Institute (VMI) methodology in Lean practice as the Trust is one of the only five Trusts in England to be affiliated with the VMI based in Seattle, USA.

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