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Physiotherapist

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Physiotherapist
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Fixed Term
Hours
37.5
Job ref
395-AR85-19-C
Site
Goodmayes Hospital
Town
Ilford
Salary
£30,401 - £37,267 pa plus HCAS
Closing
22/09/2019 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.

Band 6 Physiotherapist – Intensive Rehabilitation Service

Fixed term contract  

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.

Are you a Band 6 looking for a new exciting opportunity or a Band 5 looking to progress in your career?

We are seeking skilful, motivated and dynamic Physiotherapist with a passion to work with patients in the community!

The Intensive Rehabilitation Service is a large multidisciplinary north east London based community team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Nurses and Rehabilitation Assistants.

We offer physical rehabilitation as an alternative to hospital bed-based rehabilitation, supporting patients to recover at home within their own environment. We work closely with acute partners to enable early facilitated discharges whilst supporting patients through an intensive rehabilitation programme in the community.

As a Band 6 Physiotherapist within the team, you will manage your own caseload of community patients as well as support the other therapists in the team by providing training, supervision and joint sessions. Full list of duties and responsibilities you will find in Job Description file.

We can offer excellent carrier progression and work - life balance including:

  • Protected CPD time with a diverse In Service Training Programme
  • Regular Supervision and Appraisal
  • Opportunity for Service Development and Audit
  • Flexibility within our 7 day working services
  • Agile working devices to support community based working
  • NHS pension
  • High cost area supplement of 15% of the basic salary (minimum of £4,560 to a max of £4,743)

Other benefits include:

  • Salary Sacrifice car scheme
  • Childcare support and vouchers
  • Close transport links into London

If you are interested in coming to work for NELFT we would welcome your application.
 

For further information please contact­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Christopher Zajdel, via email: Christopher.zajdel@nelft.nhs.uk

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).

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)

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 successful at interview for this post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

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 focusing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes.  The induction will be held at our head office in CEME Conference Centre.

As an employee of NELFT, you will receive the following benefits:

Excellent working environments in a mix of state of the art and historic buildings.

Agile working with outstanding IT support

A long-standing and award-winning approach to Equality and Diversity with supportive networks for ethnic minority staff, staff with disabilities and LGBT staff

Staff Benefits including NHS Pension, childcare vouchers, a salary sacrifice car scheme, the MyTrustBenefits discount scheme, cycle scheme and Annual Leave Sale / Purchase scheme, trade union membership and a range of ambassadorial roles

A focus on staff health and wellbeing featuring subsidised gym membership, access to Mindfulness, walking groups and other wellbeing support.  

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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 Christopher Zajdel, via email: Christopher.zajdel@nelft.nhs.uk