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Senior Physiotherapist

Band 6

Main area
Physiotherapy
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full or Part Time - 37.5 or 29 hours per week
Job ref
395-EA005-19
Site
Brentwood
Town
Brentwood
Salary
£28,050 - £36,644 plus HCAS per annum pro rata
Closing
24/01/2019 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.

We are looking for a physiotherapist who has experience of working in the community.  You need to be hardworking, able to work with remote supervision and able to manage your own caseload. You need to be able to use your initiative and work flexibly to respond to the service need.  You need to be a confident autonomous practitioner who is able to be self directed and well organised.

The team works from 9am to 5pm Mondays to Fridays and 9am to 12:45pm Saturdays and Sundays 365 days a year.  The team work across Brentwood, Billericay, Wickford and Basildon.

Working as part of the Intensive Rehabilitation Service (IRS) to provide high quality, timely rehabilitation for patients requiring step up from the integrated health team or step down from an acute or community bed.

Delivering high quality rehabilitation in a patient’s home rather than in a community bed setting for those patients with a rehabilitation need as part of a multi professional service/team.

Working with patient centred goal orientated rehabilitation, self management and independence throughout the continuum of care.

Providing onward referrals to other community services including health and social care to ensure the safe management of the patient when completing their IRS episode of care.

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.

High Cost Area Supplement - 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

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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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information please contact the Physiotherapy Clinical Lead - Justin Degutis on 07973626978

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
0300 300 1530 option 2