Nursing - INTERNAL VACANCY: Advanced Physiotherapist - Frail and Elderly

  • Job Type Frail and Care of the elderly
  • Salary £31,696-£41,787 per annum
  • Closing Date 19/06/2018
  • Location Shrewsbury
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-TAP-271
  • 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 a motivated and enthusiastic Advanced Physiotherapist to join our medical team as the frail and elderly Clinical Lead.

You will need to have excellent knowledge, assessment and treatment skills with advanced handling skills for patients who have presented to the Trust with a frail/ care of the elderly symptom and demonstrate strong leadership for the team of physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

You will work closely with the wider multi-disciplinary team therefore excellent inter-personal skills are required as well as working with the Therapy Team Coordinator and other members of the therapy team. The therapy team is friendly and supportive and comprises of Therapists and Support Workers who enjoy their work and strive to offer the best possible patient care. 

You will be responsible for delivering therapy to a busy medical service with a focus on the front door and transfer into the bed base, supporting colleagues within the Trust. You will be required to support service improvements such as audit across both sites and working with the Coordinators and Therapy management team We are looking for someone who is flexible, has good time management skills, enjoys service development and is able to support and appraise other members of the team.

As a Trust we are proud to be working alongside NHS Improvement and the Virginia Mason Institute on a 5 year partnership to improve patient care and safety. Please see the supplementary information for further details.

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