We are looking for an enthusiastic band 6 physiotherapist to join us as part of the in patient medical team.
The unscheduled therapy team, based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, are a multi-professional team of Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists covering medical patients following admission from the emergency department through to discharge from hospital. The team also includes therapy support workers whose work spans both professions and provides the patient with holistic and joined-up care. The post includes involvement in the in service training rota as well as clinical supervision of both therapy staff and students.
The clinical caseload covers speciality wards of cardiology- including Coronary Care, nephrology & endocrinology, respiratory and short stay. Experience of these areas is essential though specific teaching is constant within the department.
The post forms part of a job share role and would be working across 2 (15 hours) or 2.5 (18.75 hours) consecutive days depending on the applicant.
The post is expected to participate in the weekend working respiratory rota and be an active part of the on call team.
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. The Trust is privileged to be one of only 5 Trusts in the Country to be selected following a rigorous application process to NHS Improvement and are being supported by the Virginia Mason Institute who based in Seattle, USA, develop organisations to have a culture of quality improvement based around strong evidence based methodology including the coaching and training leaders of all professions and grades in the Lean for Leaders programme as well as supporting a World Class Management System to develop a quality improvement culture focusing on having the patient at the centre of all we do whilst empowering all staff to be actively involved in service improvements.
We encourage prospective candidates to contact for further information regarding this exciting opportunity and welcome anyone wishing to visit us for a look around the area and meeting the excellent staff working within the service.
Though not a designated Teaching Hospital Trust we do have the distinct educational benefit of having 2 universities within our walls which has risen to an excellent library and training facility. These 2 universities are University of Staffordshire who host their nursing degree here and also Keele University who have undergraduate medical training and development on site with designated leads practicing within the organisation.