Cardiac Specialist -Physio/Exercise Physio/Instructor (Developmental)
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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Cardiac Specialist - (Developmental) Physiotherapist, Exercise Physiologist/Instructor
An exciting position has arisen in Mid Cornwall for an enthusiastic and motivated Cardiac Rehabilitation Physiotherapist Specialist or Cardiac Rehabilitation Exercise Specialist.
These are developmental roles, following the completion of the British Association Of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Competencies.
The successful candidate will have the experience, clinical knowledge and skills, communication and people skills required to enjoy working as an effective member of our multidisciplinary team.
This post holder will be required to deliver formal cardiac rehabilitation exercise and lifestyle programmes in a variety of community settings and modes of delivery to all risk stratifications of patients with cardiac diagnoses and co-morbidities.
37.5 hours per week. Hours negotiable. Flexible working.
Access to a vehicle is essential for the post.
Main duties of the job
For a small cohort of patients, you will have the opportunity to deliver cardiac rehabilitation on a one-to-one basis in patients' homes and clinic settings.
You will deliver and develop high quality cardiac rehabilitation exercise programmes for patients with a wide range of cardiovascular conditions through formal cardiac rehabilitation exercise classes, home-based, online classes and clinic-based exercise programmes, working in a variety of settings including community hospitals, leisure centres and other community venues and patients' homes.
Also delivering cardiac rehabilitation exercise programmes in collaboration with the multidisciplinary community cardiac team.
As an autonomous practitioner hold responsibility for a given caseload of patients within a defined area of the community cardiac service.
We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.
We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.
Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.
We work in people's homes, in community clinics, leisure centres and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.
Just over 532,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.
To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.
Education/Qualifications and Relevant Experience
Skills and Apptitude
Knowledge and Abilities
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).