Allied Health Professionals - Specialist Physiotherapist Neurological Outpatients

  • Department Physiotherapy
  • Salary £35,392.00 – £42,618 per annum
  • Closing Date 25/06/2024
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-SPO-357
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time -37.5 hours per week (5 days per week)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Neurological physiotherapist to join our dynamic team at the Princess Royal Hospital site.

As a specialised physiotherapist you will be integral in supporting and delivering Neuro services at SaTH. You will have a varied caseload of referrals including Stroke, MS, Parkinson's disease, Spinal injuries and FND. You will have the opportunity to gain experience in the management of patients with spasticity and work in the hydrotherapy pool.

In Shropshire we put high quality patient care at the centre of everything we do.  This is a great time to join our Neuro team at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford. 

Main duties of the job

You will be working at PRH alongside our Band 7 clinical lead Physiotherapist and Therapy support worker also have close links to our spasticity advanced practice physiotherapist and our neuro OT.

You will be supported by our Outpatient Team Manager, Operational Manager and Centre Manager and Head of Profession.

The department has close links with the Stroke ward at PRH, OT, the early supported discharge team and the community teams in Shropshire.

The department is involved in research projects and has close links with HEI's providing clinical placements and working closely to identify opportunities for staff.  We are committed to allocated CPD time, clinical outcomes and providing a responsive patient focused service.  

Working for our organisation

Within outpatients we have a very experienced team including Band 5 to Band 8B Therapists and Support Workers from Band 2 - 4. We have two well equipped gymnasiums and a hydrotherapy pool.

Teamworking is out strength and the atmosphere in the department is very friendly, supportive and proactive. Alongside clinical duties staff have allocated SPA time to support personal and service development. We have a proven track record of developing skills in our staff. 

If you would like to discuss the post further please don't hesitate to get in touch. 

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.

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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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