Physiotherapist

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 28 July 2024

Job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a newly qualified or experienced Band 5 physiotherapist to gain experience in respiratory medicine and cardiothoracic surgery physiotherapy by joining our passionate, forward thinking, and friendly physiotherapy team as a rotational Band 5.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and compassionate physiotherapist to join our team providing a comprehensive physiotherapy service to patients with a wide range of cardio-respiratory conditions in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

As part of our team, you will gain experience in different rotations across the Trust. These rotations will provide experience in

-Cardiothoracic surgery

-Transplantation

-Cardiology

-Cystic fibrosis

-Respiratory Support and Sleep Centre (RSSC).The RSSC is a leading centre in the provision and weaning of mechanical ventilation.

-Critical Care. Including experience with patients requiring mechanical support such as ECMO and Ventricular Assist Devices.

Applicants should demonstrate respiratory knowledge.

You will be part of a friendly, supportive, and proactive team, with a full induction and mentorship programme. We encourage and support staff with involvement in service development and audit. There are opportunities for staff to access specialist courses within the cardiothoracic field.

Join our supportive, dynamic, and growing Physiotherapy team in our internationally renowned Cardiothoracic Hospital at Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

Main duties of the job

To provide a comprehensive Physiotherapy service to patients with a wide range of cardio-respiratory conditions in in-patient settings. To build on developed physiotherapy skills and consolidate specialist skills in cardiopulmonary physiotherapy required to manage these patient groups via six-month rotational system.

Rotations are in the following areas -- Transplant & Cardiac Surgery, Intensive Care, Respiratory Support and Sleep Centre (RSSC) and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Respiratory Medicine (including Bronchiectasis, ILD, & Pulmonary Hypertension) and Cystic Fibrosis.

Clinical support will be provided through mentorship by a Deputy Team Lead or Band 6 Physiotherapist.

After completing the initial training, the post holder will be expected to participate in the seven-day working / on-call / late shift rotas as appropriate.

To find out more about working with us, please visit our dedicated pages: https://royalpapworth.nhs.uk/working-here/roles/allied-health-professionals/physiotherapy

About us

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK's leading heart and lung hospital, delivering care to more than 50,000 patients a year in its new state-of-the-art hospital in Cambridge. We perform the most heart and/or lung transplants in the UK and carried out the UK's first successful heart transplant in 1979. It also offers emergency heart attack treatment, sleep centre care and is one of just five centres nationally for those in severe respiratory failure.

Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus the largest centre of medical research and health science in Europe the Trust is at the heart of treatments of the future. Royal Papworth became the first hospital trust in the country to be rated outstanding in all five areas assessed by the Care Quality Commission - a rating it still holds today. The Trust holds its values of compassion, excellence & collaboration at its core, and all colleagues joining the team are expected to uphold these in their day-to-day roles & interactions. Royal Papworth is proud of its diverse workforce and encourages people to embrace their individuality.

The Trust values difference and welcomes all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion & belief, sex and sexual orientation. Providing they meet the minimum post criteria, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview.

For a street view tour: https://royalpapworth.nhs.uk/virtual-tour

Date posted

04 July 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£28,407 to £34,581 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

175-2425-2-PS747

Job locations

Royal Papworth Hospital

Papworth Road

Cambridge Bio Medical Campus

Cambridge

CB2 0AY


Job description

Job responsibilities

On this page you will find a Role Profile which provides information about the hospital and full details about the role. We recommend that you review this and refer to it as you complete your application. Please include how you will meet the Trust Values Compassion, Excellence and Collaboration. If you would like more information about the role or working at Royal Papworth Hospital, please get in touch with the contact for this role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

On this page you will find a Role Profile which provides information about the hospital and full details about the role. We recommend that you review this and refer to it as you complete your application. Please include how you will meet the Trust Values Compassion, Excellence and Collaboration. If you would like more information about the role or working at Royal Papworth Hospital, please get in touch with the contact for this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc/ Pre- Reg MSc/ Grad. Dip. in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registration

Desirable

  • CSP member

Experience

Essential

  • Clinical pillar
  • Completed core medical respiratory and / or surgical ward or Critical Care rotations at Band 5 level or respiratory placements as a student
  • Knowledge of common cardiac & respiratory conditions and treatment options
  • Able to demonstrate basic clinical reasoning
  • Demonstrable proactive interest in cardiorespiratory physiotherapy
  • Ability to assess basic conditions, plan & implement non-complex treatments
  • Ability to work independently and prioritise own workload and develop autonomous practice with support.
  • Awareness of safe therapeutic handling.
  • Leadership pillar
  • Demonstrate good communication skills, including verbal, non-verbal, written and listening
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Ability to work under pressure with support.
  • Ability to problem-solve and make decisions.
  • Education pillar
  • Demonstrate experience of teaching and presentation skills.
  • Research pillar
  • Awareness of audit, service improvement or research projects.

Desirable

  • Clinical pillar
  • Experience of weekend working.
  • Leadership pillar
  • Experience of mentoring students or non-registered staff
  • Education pillar
  • Has undertaken relevant CPD in respiratory field.
  • Research pillar
  • Awareness of NHS priorities/AHP issues and initiatives
  • Awareness of current cardiorespiratory evidence base and guidelines

Additional Criteria

Essential

  • Evidence ability to uphold the Trust's values Compassion Excellence Collaboration.
  • Highly motivated and committed to personal development and service improvement.
  • Able to demonstrate professionalism, resilience and reflection.
  • Ability to undertake manual handling tasks.
  • Ability to work flexibly in an enhanced seven day service including on-call, and late shifts.
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc/ Pre- Reg MSc/ Grad. Dip. in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registration

Desirable

  • CSP member

Experience

Essential

  • Clinical pillar
  • Completed core medical respiratory and / or surgical ward or Critical Care rotations at Band 5 level or respiratory placements as a student
  • Knowledge of common cardiac & respiratory conditions and treatment options
  • Able to demonstrate basic clinical reasoning
  • Demonstrable proactive interest in cardiorespiratory physiotherapy
  • Ability to assess basic conditions, plan & implement non-complex treatments
  • Ability to work independently and prioritise own workload and develop autonomous practice with support.
  • Awareness of safe therapeutic handling.
  • Leadership pillar
  • Demonstrate good communication skills, including verbal, non-verbal, written and listening
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Ability to work under pressure with support.
  • Ability to problem-solve and make decisions.
  • Education pillar
  • Demonstrate experience of teaching and presentation skills.
  • Research pillar
  • Awareness of audit, service improvement or research projects.

Desirable

  • Clinical pillar
  • Experience of weekend working.
  • Leadership pillar
  • Experience of mentoring students or non-registered staff
  • Education pillar
  • Has undertaken relevant CPD in respiratory field.
  • Research pillar
  • Awareness of NHS priorities/AHP issues and initiatives
  • Awareness of current cardiorespiratory evidence base and guidelines

Additional Criteria

Essential

  • Evidence ability to uphold the Trust's values Compassion Excellence Collaboration.
  • Highly motivated and committed to personal development and service improvement.
  • Able to demonstrate professionalism, resilience and reflection.
  • Ability to undertake manual handling tasks.
  • Ability to work flexibly in an enhanced seven day service including on-call, and late shifts.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Papworth Hospital

Papworth Road

Cambridge Bio Medical Campus

Cambridge

CB2 0AY


Employer's website

https://royalpapworth.nhs.uk/working-here (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Papworth Hospital

Papworth Road

Cambridge Bio Medical Campus

Cambridge

CB2 0AY


Employer's website

https://royalpapworth.nhs.uk/working-here (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Hiring Manager

Allaina Eden

allaina.eden@nhs.net

07775554213

Date posted

04 July 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£28,407 to £34,581 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

175-2425-2-PS747

Job locations

Royal Papworth Hospital

Papworth Road

Cambridge Bio Medical Campus

Cambridge

CB2 0AY


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