Highly Specialist Physiotherapist - Neurosurgery
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
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A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and highly skilled Neurosurgical Physiotherapist to join our team,
We are looking for a motivated, dedicated and innovative individual who is eager to lead by example with their passion for improving clinical outcomes and care provision, and support the ongoing development of the therapy team. This is a really exciting time for our service as we continue to develop and implement change, innovation and service delivery.
Main duties of the job
You will manage a highly complex caseload of patients as an expert in the holistic assessment of the needs of neurosurgical patients during their inpatient admission including critical care and the wards. Ideally, you will also have specific specialist experience in the management of surgical and non-surgical spinal patients, both elective and non-elective.
You will deliver a high level of training in your own discipline, as well as contribute to the training to other disciplines within the team. You will be an integral driver of the service development, audit and QI initiatives.
You will need to be an excellent team player; good leadership skills and significant experience of supervising staff /students are essential criteria. You should have significant post registration experience working at a Band 6 /7 level in both acute and community Neurosurgical settings.
You will be expected to contribute to the weekend working service at Salford Royal Hospital and the on-call respiratory service.
We place a large focus on team development, creating a safe and supportive environment and work to the Trust Values at all times. You will be well supported by the Operational/Professional Lead, the other Lead PTs and OTs in the service and the wider leadership tier within the Physiotherapy workforce.
Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a large, friendly, supportive team and all the benefits of an Outstanding Trust.
Salford Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. A place with an outstanding reputation. Salford is the place which is taking bold, pioneering steps towards delivering a world class, fully integrated care system for adults. Twice rated Outstanding by the CQC, Salford Care Organisation is responsible for delivering a range of community and primary care services and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond.
To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk
In line with the Trusts Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.
Qualifications / registration
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
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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).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).