Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and innovative Physiotherapist to join the therapy team at Stoddart House.
The service is based on a nursing and therapy led reablement model, utilising a holistic and person centred approach in order to support individuals requiring our services.
Our multidisciplinary working with combined expertise, revised pathways and community connections will facilitate a more timely discharge in conjunction with our service users.
The service will run over 7 days per week on a rota basis.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide an excellent and effective reablement service.
You will be expected to be able to work autonomously and take responsibility for a caseload ensuring that evidence based, individualised and effective treatment is administered with the outcome of a timely and safe discharge.
Excellent time management, clinical reasoning and risk assessment skills are essential for this role.
You will be supported by the senior members of staff and team lead with regular supervision and in service training.
Mersey Care is one of the largest trusts providing physical health and mental health services in the North West, serving more than 11 million people.
We offer specialist inpatient and community services that support physical and mental health and specialist inpatient mental health, learning disability, addiction and brain injury services. Mersey Care is one of only three trusts in the UK that offer high secure mental health facilities.
At the heart of all we do is our commitment to 'perfect care' - care that is safe, effective, positively experienced, timely, equitable and efficient. We support our staff to do the best job they can and work alongside service users, their families, and carers to design and develop future services together. We're currently delivering a programme of organisational and service transformation to significantly improve the quality of the services we provide and safely reduce cost as we do so.
Band 5 Physiotherapist to join the multidisciplinary team at Longmoor House. Providing excellent, evidence based physiotherapy to individuals with the aim of achieving therapy goals identified leading to safe and timely discharge.
Thorough assessment of patients with diverse presentations, physical and psychological conditions, to provide a diagnosis and develop and deliver an individualised treatment programme.
Hold responsibility for own caseload, working with the wider team to ensure an effective service is provided. Supported by the senior therapists on the team with an in service training programme, regular supervision and CPD opportunities.
The post holder will ensure their own personal development and participate in the development of others.
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).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).