Rotational Physiotherapist

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
17 Nov 2018
24 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Main area PhysiotherapyGrade Band 5Contract PermanentHours 37.50 hours per weekJob ref 431-MED-6671 Site Basildon HospitalTown BasildonSalary £23,023 - £29,608 pa pro rataClosing 29/11/2018 23:59

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an innovative and dynamic place to work. Our values - safe, caring, excellent – are at the core of everything we do and are the basis for our interactions with patients and each other.

The Trust is rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission who described our services as effective, caring, responsive and well-led. Basildon Hospital was the first in the country to be rated as ‘outstanding’ for maternity care and our ambition is to become ‘outstanding’ in as many services as possible over the coming months and years.

We offer an extensive range of acute healthcare services at Basildon University Hospital, Orsett Hospital and the St Andrew’s Centre in Billericay. We also provide specialist cardiothoracic services for the whole of Essex and further afield at The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, which has a reputation for leading developments in cardiac surgery and cardiology procedures.

We work collaboratively with our NHS partners in mid and south Essex to ensure that local people have access to the best possible healthcare services.

We are part of UCLPartners, an academic health and science partnership with over 40 members who together form one of the world’s leading centres of medical innovation and education. We offer a professional environment where all staff have excellent education, coaching, mentoring, training and development opportunities.

We are looking for talented individuals who are committed to working as part of our healthcare team delivering an excellent, caring service to patients.

Take a look our Trust values video on our website and see if you have what it takes to be one of the team!

An opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Physiotherapist to join our inpatient Integrated therapy team.

The team is responsible for providing assessment and interventions to both in and outpatients in a range of settings, as well as hydrotherapy.

The post will involve inpatient / outpatient care in the following areas

Community therapy

The successful candidate will gain experience of working within outpatients and inpatient acute services as well as community. They will take part in an inservice training programme, and will receive appropriate supervision.

The therapist will be part of the MDT, and work closely with the occupational therapists and other medical staff.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate good communication skills, flexibility and a commitment to improving the patient’s experience. They will be required to show initiative and be able to organise and priorities their work effectively.

BTUH is an equal opportunities employer. Please let us know if you have any special requirements regarding your application or possible interview.

All communication regarding the post will be sent electronically and we would appreciate that you check your junk or spam folders. We will be in contact with candidates where possible however, if you have not been contacted within 14 days from closing date please assume your application was unsuccessful.

We have a range of benefits applicable to staff so please look at the BTUH website for futher information.

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.

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