Allied Health Professionals - Specialist Physiotherapist

  • Department Therapies
  • Salary £30,401.00 – £37,267 per annum
  • Closing Date 19/11/2019
  • Location Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-TSP-644
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full Time 37.5 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated full time band 6 Physiotherapist, with an interest in orthopaedics, to join our acute therapy team here at The Princess Royal Hospital in Telford. The post is 37.5 hours per week, across 7 days, on a permanent basis.  

The successful candidate will be working across our inpatient orthopaedic wards which include trauma, elective surgery and day surgery.  At times you will also be required to provide senior support and cover to the medical wards, paediatrics, critical care and frailty services in ED.   Participation in the weekend working rota and respiratory on call rota is also expected on a regular basis.

We are looking for someone who is flexible, has good time management skills, works well independently as well as within a team.  We have strong link with our MDT colleagues and joint working is key to much of our practice.  Proven experience in orthopaedics is desirable and teaching in this area, as well as development of T&O pathways, will be expected.

We are a friendly forward thinking team working in a fast paced 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 are part of our working practices and the post holder will be able to develop their own leadership skills providing development opportunities for other team members and supervision of band 5 physiotherapy colleagues and support workers.

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 practices as the Trust are one of only 5 Trusts in England to be affiliated with the VMI based in Seattle, USA.

We would welcome any interested persons contacting the department for a discussion or to arrange a visit prior to applying or interview if shortlisted.

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