Specialist Physiotherapist

NHS National Services Scotland
Kirkcaldy, UK
Closing date
11 Feb 2021

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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 Health Care Support Workers and undergraduate/pre-reg students.

For informal enquiries, please contact Catriona Bruce, 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.

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