Physiotherapist Band 6

East London NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

Physiotherapist Band 6

Permanent 1 WTE

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a experienced band 6 physiotherapist who will work as a part of the multi-disciplinary Rapid Response team to meet the needs of patients referred to the team, ensuring the highest possible standards of practice.

The post holder will provide urgent assessment and treatment for patients with recurrent falls, including wide range of complex physical, sensory, perceptual and cognitive problems within community settings to prevent avoidable hospital admissions.

Main duties of the job

The Physiotherapist will work as a part of the multi-disciplinary Rapid Response team to meet the needs of patients referred to the team, ensuring the highest possible standards of practice and the post holder will provide assessment and treatment for patients with a wide range of complex physical, sensory, perceptual and cognitive problems within community settings.

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference in people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Date posted

16 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£37,152 to £43,994 a year PA, incl. HCAS (London Services)

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

363-CHN11265

Job locations

East Ham Care Centre

Shrewsbury Road,

LONDON

E7 8QP


Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Maintain confidentiality of information consistent with legislation and Trust policies.
  • Be proficient with IT systems, compile reports, analyse written and oral information/ communications data often in the context of frequent interruption
  • Demonstrate well developed clinical reasoning and decision making
  • Ensure clinical effectiveness by use of evidence based practice and outcome measures ensuring that all clinicians in this multi-disciplinary team practice these.
  • Be responsible in identifying and reporting clinical risk, and making recommendations for clinical risk management
  • These extended roles will include basic observational skills, the knowledge and ability to monitor Blood Pressure, Pulse and Respiratory Rate, as well as Saturation levels

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Maintain confidentiality of information consistent with legislation and Trust policies.
  • Be proficient with IT systems, compile reports, analyse written and oral information/ communications data often in the context of frequent interruption
  • Demonstrate well developed clinical reasoning and decision making
  • Ensure clinical effectiveness by use of evidence based practice and outcome measures ensuring that all clinicians in this multi-disciplinary team practice these.
  • Be responsible in identifying and reporting clinical risk, and making recommendations for clinical risk management
  • These extended roles will include basic observational skills, the knowledge and ability to monitor Blood Pressure, Pulse and Respiratory Rate, as well as Saturation levels

Person Specification

Education, training and qualifications

Essential

  • oDiploma/Degree in Physiotherapy
  • oMember of HCPC
  • oTo be able to work in shift system between 08:00hrs- 18:00hrs (Early or Late)

Experience

Essential

  • oExperience working with older people in a client centred way, within a multidisciplinary team and working with elderly falls - acute/ community experience.

Skills & Abilities

Essential

  • oAbility to manage own workload, flexibility and use initiative to problem solve.
  • oOrganisational and planning and time management skills
  • oGood interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • oAbility to plan, coordinate a range of complex activities in relation to clinical work.
  • oAbility to communicate with other professionals
  • oAwareness of potential hazards including frequent verbal aggression and risk of physical aggression in settings such as the clients home, community venues, public transport etc.) whilst ensuring safety of self, client and members of the public.
  • oAwareness of potential hazards including frequent verbal aggression and risk of physical aggression in settings such as the clients home, community venues, public transport etc.) whilst ensuring safety of self, client and members of the public.

Knowledge

Essential

  • oAn understanding of the needs of Newham's culturally diverse population
  • oUnderstanding of Health and Safety issues in relation to working in a clients home
  • oKnowledge of statutory and voluntary agencies that may be involved in supporting older people at home
Person Specification

Education, training and qualifications

Essential

  • oDiploma/Degree in Physiotherapy
  • oMember of HCPC
  • oTo be able to work in shift system between 08:00hrs- 18:00hrs (Early or Late)

Experience

Essential

  • oExperience working with older people in a client centred way, within a multidisciplinary team and working with elderly falls - acute/ community experience.

Skills & Abilities

Essential

  • oAbility to manage own workload, flexibility and use initiative to problem solve.
  • oOrganisational and planning and time management skills
  • oGood interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • oAbility to plan, coordinate a range of complex activities in relation to clinical work.
  • oAbility to communicate with other professionals
  • oAwareness of potential hazards including frequent verbal aggression and risk of physical aggression in settings such as the clients home, community venues, public transport etc.) whilst ensuring safety of self, client and members of the public.
  • oAwareness of potential hazards including frequent verbal aggression and risk of physical aggression in settings such as the clients home, community venues, public transport etc.) whilst ensuring safety of self, client and members of the public.

Knowledge

Essential

  • oAn understanding of the needs of Newham's culturally diverse population
  • oUnderstanding of Health and Safety issues in relation to working in a clients home
  • oKnowledge of statutory and voluntary agencies that may be involved in supporting older people at home

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

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).

Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

East Ham Care Centre

Shrewsbury Road,

LONDON

E7 8QP


Employer's website

https://www.elft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

East Ham Care Centre

Shrewsbury Road,

LONDON

E7 8QP


Employer's website

https://www.elft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Lara Lawson

ireti.lawson@nhs.net

07557287406

Date posted

16 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£37,152 to £43,994 a year PA, incl. HCAS (London Services)

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

363-CHN11265

Job locations

East Ham Care Centre

Shrewsbury Road,

LONDON

E7 8QP


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