SPECIALIST PHYSIOTHERAPIST - MEDICINE

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Kirkcaldy
Posted
10 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
ACUTE SERVICES
VICTORIA HOSPITAL
SPECIALIST PHYSIOTHERAPIST - MEDICINE
FIXED TERM MATERNITY COVER (1 YEAR)
REF NO: HH619/04/19AP
SALARY: £30,401 - £38,046 PRO RATA
BAND 6 - HOURS: 26.5 (5 DAYS OVER 7)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated Physiotherapist with developed clinical skills to join our Medical Team. You will be required to work within the in-patient ward areas at the VHK, including; cardiology, renal medicine, elderly medicine, general medicine etc. You must have a broad range of knowledge in the management of common and complex disorders associated with aging; and will require knowledge and expertise of complex discharge planning with excellent communication skills.

You will be expected to deputise for the Team Lead Physiotherapist in their absence therefore experience of staff supervision/management would be beneficial. There will be an expectation to participate in clinical audit, in-service training, and evidence based practice. You will be expected to participate on the respiratory on-call service. There will also be an expectation to undertake the clinical supervision and appraisals of Band 5 staff and be involved in the development of assistants and undergraduate/pre-reg students.

Applications on a secondment basis will be considered providing you have prior agreement from your current line manager.

For informal enquiries please contact Amanda Wong, Operational Lead Physiotherapist onext 21108.

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number. Our email address is We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt. We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 23RD APRIL 2019

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