Macmillan Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist

Recruiter
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS
Location
Leicester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1269307644
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
0.75 WTE ( 28 hours per week) band 7, Macmillan Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist, Leicester Royal Infirmary Working Monday to Friday plus weekend Physiotherapy service on a roster. University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL)are delighted to be able to offer the opportunity to recruit a replacement band 7, Macmillan Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist. This is a part-time post ( 28 hours per week), working with the Inpatient Physiotherapy service for the Oncology and Haematology specialties in UHL. This is a highly specialized post delivering high quality care to a complex patient group. This post sits alongside the Macmillan Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist post and the two staff members work extremely closely together. The post is supported by the Macmillan cancer charity and has the benefits of access to funded post-graduate training from the charity. This post covers the following clinical areas: Acute Oncology wards Haematology ward Bone Marrow Transplant Unit Teenage and Young Adult cancer unit The Oncology/ Haematology Therapy team consists of Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist, Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist, band 5 Physiotherapist, band 5 Occupational Therapist, and band 2 OT assistant. This team also works closely with the acute Neurology Therapy team at LRI providing mutual clinical support and advice, as well as mutual clinical assistance during periods of increased demand for therapy. UHL is committed to providing high quality patient care and the Therapy Service supports staff development through external education, in-service training, regular supervision, 1-to-1 meetings and the appraisal process. Macmillan Cancer Charity also give educational support to this post and provide financial assistance each year for attendance at external educational events and courses. The Oncology Therapy team is part of a wider Therapy service, sitting alongside the Acute Neurology Therapy service, the therapy services to the Brain Injury Unit and The Specialist Neuro Rehabilitation Unit, and the Falls Specialist Therapy team. The Therapists within these teams meet regularly for clinical supervision and in-service training. The band 7 Clinical Specialists from these teams also meet regularly with the Therapy Clinical Team Leader. We are passionate about high quality patient care and strive to become the best. We would love to hear from you if you share our passion and wish to help us in our journey to become the best Additional Information Please submit your application form without delay to avoid disappointment; we will close vacancies prior to the publishing closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms. Please check the email account (including your junk mail) that you supplied as part of your application on a regular basis following the closing date and throughout the recruitment process, as this is how we will communicate with you. UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria. We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above. Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit Disclosure and Barring Service Check If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit) Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website. 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 * Job description * therapy management

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