Medical Physiotherapist - Weston Integrated Medical Team
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)
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Our exciting and ambitious plan "Embracing Change, Proud to Care - Our 2025 Vision" is seeing significant investment in Adult Therapy Services in order to grow our specialist hospital services positioning ourselves as a leading provider in the Southwest of England.
In order to achieve our vision, we want to recruit the best talent and currently have an opportunity in our Integrated Medical Therapy Team at Weston site for a Band 6 Physiotherapist.
With the investment in and development of the Therapy services at Weston site there really has never been a more exciting time to join the team!
Main duties of the job
As part of an integrated therapy service, you will report to a Band 7 Occupational Therapy and/or Physiotherapy team lead in your clinical area. You will be able to access senior Physiotherapy professional support and training and development opportunities. In turn you may also provide support and supervision to less experienced staff, technicians, and students.
We are looking for Physiotherapists who are keen to gain senior and specialist clinical experience as a Medical Band 6 within a friendly, forward thinking, and supportive Adult Therapy Service. The successful candidate would be joining a large and dedicated integrated team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, and Technicians. You must be an effective team player with excellent communication and organisational skills.
You will be working as part of a 5-day service, but with the development of the Therapy services we are working towards implementing a 7-day service at Weston site. Weekend working will on a 1:4 frequency. As a Band 6 Physiotherapist you will also contribute to the Weston on-call weekend and evening respiratory rota - training will be provided. You will also work up to two bank holidays per year.
We also wish to make candidates aware that for this role we do not have any funding available to support successful candidate with relocation costs. As an organisation we will cover the cost of any Certificates of Sponsorships that are required, though that is the only cost we can support.
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.
For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.
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