Band 6 Specialist Physiotherapist
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
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Stockport NHS Foundation Trust is looking for an enthusiastic, innovative, experienced Physiotherapist to be part of their Integrated Community Stroke and Neuro-rehabilitation team
Main duties of the job
Based in the community, the successful applicant will work within a comprehensive multidisciplinary team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Clinical Psychologists, Therapy Assistants and Admin.
The post holder will be a committed member of the coordinated and forward-thinking team delivering a service to facilitate patients successful transition from the acute Stroke Unit into the community setting and also work with patients with acute and long term neurological conditions to provide rehabilitation in the home environment within the Stockport area.
Support is provided through the opportunity to work directly with experienced and specialist clinicians across the team.
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services for children and adults across Stockport and the High Peak, as well as community health services for Stockport, Tameside and Glossop. Stepping Hill Hospital treats over 500,000 patients per year and community health services are run across 24 sites in Stockport and 17 sites in Tameside and Glossop.There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities youll see in yourself.
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focussed workforce.We are constantly improving how we work with staff and this is reflected in the awards we have been awarded, which can be viewed on our website.
The post holder will undertake comprehensive assessments and use advanced clinical reasoning skills will develop and deliver rehabilitation programmes to support patients achieve their goals.
Contemporaneous notes are record within electronic patient records, and participation with a weekly MDT meeting ensures coordinated communication and goal setting within the team.
The successful candidate will have excellent assessment, communication and problem-solving skills and be able to demonstrate an adaptable approach whilst meeting guidelines and standards.
The post holder will provide support to Therapy Assistants within the delivery of rehabilitation interventions, and support training and competency assessment for Therapy Assistant and Student members of the team.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.
If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of £43.50. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salaryIn addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of £13.
Work Related Circumstances
Skills & Abilities
Education & Qualifications
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.
Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/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.
From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/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.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
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08 July 2021
Agenda for change
£31,365 to £37,890 a year