Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
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Are you an experienced physiotherapist looking for your next challenge then Lancashire and South Cumbria Foundation Trust has the perfect Community job for you. We are seeking a caring and compassionate part time Band 6 Physiotherapist who is an enthusiastic learner to join our Community Rehabilitation Team.
We are a team of Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists working closely with the multidisciplinary team to prevent further deterioration in patients' physical functioning and wellbeing. We cover the areas of Chorley, Preston and South Ribble.
The post offers excellent personal and professional development within a well-established and supportive environment. The service works closely with our Acute Partners at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals
There is a Band 7 Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist who will provide supervision and ensure personal development plans are implemented.
Main duties of the job
The Community Rehabilitation Team includes;
The Falls Prevention Service which is a multidisciplinary team providing community based assessments for service users who are at risk of falling. Therapists take a holistic approach to treatment following completion of a comprehensive geriatric assessment and provide rehabilitation either at home or in one of our group based exercise classes.
The Community Physiotherapy Service supports therapists to manage a varied caseload ranging from the management of frailty to treating patients with orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions.
The Intermediate Care Service works in partnership with Lancashire County Council to ensure patients are safely discharged from hospital. This specialist inpatient team rehabilitates patients back to their base line, before working closely with the individual and their families to facilitate a timely return home.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.
This post may close early due to high numbers of applications so you
are advised to apply promptly.
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.
The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.
Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.
For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT
Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.
Skills & Abilities
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).