Specialist Physiotherapist

Horsham, UK
24 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
NHS AfC: Band 6

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 4,750 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • 14 inpatient and outpatient locations, serving a total community of 1.3 million people
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • Stonewall Diversity Champions, and Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated Specialist Physiotherapist to join our team. We believe in both person-centred care and staff development and we offer a supportive and innovative environment in which to develop your career as a Neuro Specialist Physiotherapist.

Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A driving licence and a car available to use for work are essential as you will be required to travel across sites and in the community.

The Responsive Neuro Services team is a multidisciplinary team made up of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists, a Dietician, an Assistant Psychologist, a Social Worker, Rehabilitation Support Workers, and a Rehabilitation Technician. We also work closely with Specialist Nurses in multiple sclerosis and motor neurone disease.

We see patients with a range of neurological conditions including stroke, brain injury and spinal injury, alongside long-term neurological conditions such as MS, MND and Parkinson's. We have been offering an Early Supported Discharge (ESD) service for stroke patients for over a year.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a committed and supportive team and develop your skills as a Neuro Specialist Physiotherapist.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download
  • RNS Band 9 Physio Job Description
  • RNS Band 6 Physio Person Specification
  • Staff Benefits Brochure
  • About Us

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