Allied Health Professionals - Advanced Physiotherapist

  • Department Acute inpatient Physiotherapy - Paediatrics
  • Salary £37,570.00 – £43,772 per annum
  • Closing Date 25/02/2020
  • Location Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-TAP-065
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Part time 22.5 hours per week
  • Contact Ruth MacMullen, Inpatient Therapy coordinator PRH (OT and Physiotherapy)
  • Email
  • Telephone 01743 261000 ext 4640

A new, exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Physiotherapist within the acute physiotherapy team at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.  The post holder will be responsible for delivery of a clinical physiotherapy service to the paediatric ward, as well as providing input to the adult acute medical wards including general medical wards, orthopaedics, day surgical unit, cardiology ward, endocrine ward and gynae surgery.  The post holder will also take on joint leadership of the team including teaching, advice, support, supervision and appraisal.

The successful candidate will have experience in acute medical care for both paediatrics and adults though B7 experience in these areas is not essential. 

The post is 22.5 hours to be worked over 3 full days as part of the 7 day working pattern.

The post holder will be an active be an active member of the out of hours on call and weekend rotas which covers all inpatient areas at PRH including critical care and the emergency department.

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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