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Physio Assistant - Pulmonary Rehab

Band 3

Main area
Pulmonary Rehab
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
395-ET733-18
Site
Mayflower Community Hopsital
Town
Billericay
Salary
£17,787 - £20,448 pa plus HCAS
Closing
20/11/2018 23:59

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

Within NELFT Long Term Conditions team, is a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative approach to practice and to make a real difference to patients with long term respiratory disease as part of a dedicated Pulmonary Rehabilitation team.

We are looking for an exceptional Physiotherapy Assistant with an interest/experience in Respiratory care, particularly Pulmonary Rehabilitation to join our team for a 9 months fixed term.

You would play a pivotal role in the development of Pulmonary Rehabilitation services within South West Essex, supporting primary care, nursing therapist, and medical teams in the rehabilitation of patients with chronic respiratory disease.

An in–service training programme and staff appraisal system is in operation to help you develop your career in the right direction. We actively support Continued Professional Development.

The Trust is committed to the principles of improving working lives. So if you think you have the drive and experience, and want to make a difference, we look forward to hearing from you.

The ability to travel throughout South West Essex and the surrounding areas is integral to the post: there is a car-leasing scheme available.

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Assessment/Interview info

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are shortlisted, invited for interview and successfully offered the post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment.  As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £1,000 to a maximum of £1,733).

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Applicant requirements

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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Kiran Sanger - Operational Lead for Long Term Conditions
email: kiran.sanger@nelft.nhs.uk
telephone: 0300 5551201 ext 58614

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
0300 300 1530 option 2