Allied Health Professionals - Specialist Physiotherapist ** INTERNAL APPLICATIONS ONLY **

  • Department Therapy Inpatients PT
  • Salary £35,392.00 – £42,618 per annum
  • Closing Date 25/07/2024
  • Location Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-SPY-270-A
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Part time, 15 hours per week

Job overview

We are looking for an enthusiastic band 6 Physiotherapist to join our Inpatient team. The post forms part of our band 6 inpatient service, which covers Respiratory, Paediatrics, Cardiology, Endocrinology and Care of the Elderly. The post is based at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford. 

The post includes involvement in the in service training rota as well as clinical supervision of both therapy staff and students.

Participation in the weekend respiratory, orthopaedic and discharge rotas will be expected and the on call respiratory out of hours service.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will treat a range of inpatients with varying conditions, including rehabilitation and discharge planning which may be complex.

  • To assess, diagnose/interpret and manage own specialist caseload of complex patients as an autonomous practitioner in accordance with Professional Code of Conduct and
  • Health and Care Professions Council Regulations.
  • To have developed, through experience and postgraduate training, the specialist knowledge and clinical skills required for the post.
  • The post holder will work in close co-operation with colleagues within all Care Groups to deliver a cohesive service that is user led ensuring a consistently high standard of patient care, optimal patient flow and safe timely discharge. 

We encourage perspective candidates to contact for further information regarding this exciting opportunity and welcome anyone wishing to visit us for a look around the area and to meet the excellent staff working within the service.

Working for your organisation

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals Trust is ideally situated with access to the coast and 3 international airports within a short driving distance and the countryside on our doorstep. 

We have good links with local universities offering student placements as well as apprentice training across Therapies. There is an established preceptorship programme which offers new graduates' opportunity for learning alongside the existing workforce. The senior staff work in partnership with this programme to support their learning.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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