Rehabilitation Physiotherapist, Band 6

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
08 Nov 2018
11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Main area Rehabilitation PhysiotherapistGrade NHS AfC: Band 6Contract PermanentHours 18.5 hours per weekJob ref 184-MC.GEN.243 Site Glanville House, Bridgwater/ Bridgwater HospitalTown BridgwaterSalary £28,050 - £ 36,644 per annum pro rataClosing Today at 23:59Interview date 12/11/2018

Bridgwater Rehabilitation Team are looking for a Band 6 Physiotherapist to join their team.

The team works within the specialist Home First Reablement Unit based in Bridgwater Community Hospital. Patients are admitted to the unit for intensive reablement and are helped to achieve their goals as well as supported in returning to their home environment. The reablement team includes a dedicated nursing team, activity coordinator, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, reablement assistants and adult social care members.

Outside of the reablement unit Bridgwater rehabilitation team also work with Home First (pathway 1), and alongside the rapid response team as well as provide high quality rehabilitation to patients in the community to help people improve their quality of life and achieve what is important to them.

The team see adults with a range of conditions including those with neurological, orthopaedic, vascular, long term complex multi pathologies, frailty. The team also has a significant role in falls prevention work.

The rehabilitation team provides a 7 day per week service and the post holder will work 1 weekend day every month and will receive a day off in the week plus enhancements for weekend working.

Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading.

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff. With this in mind, we offer a range of staff benefits including:

Excellent annual leave entitlement

Relocation package – up to £8,000

Enhanced rates of pay

NHS Pension Scheme

Free parking on most of our sites

NHS discounts

Training and development

Flexible working

Paid registration fees for the 1st year for newly qualified staff

For more information please contact the recruitment team on 01278 432008.

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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.

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