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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/06/2020.

Band 6 Physiotherpist

Job Reference: 358-2263929-CSI-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£30,401 - £37,267


Permanent position

BAND 6 Physiotherapist - Medicine

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Physiotherapist to join our large established team of physiotherapists and occupational therapists working on our acute medical wards. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team who provide assessments and interventions to facilitate safe and effective discharge planning from the Leicester Royal Infirmary.

You will demonstrate excellent communication, prioritisation and time management skills. This post will be suitable for a candidate who has a wide range of rotational experience, particularly with older people with a variety of comorbidities for example Parkinsons, falls and fractures.

You will join a supportive team of Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists in the Acute Medicine and Rapid Assessment and Discharge Team (RADs) Team. You will receive regular supervision, appraisal and be encouraged to be involved in service development., audit and research. You will be expected to support and supervise other staff as well as provide practice placements for students.

The successful candidate would need to be flexible in their working as the service is provided over 7 days a week and extended hours.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Caroline Farthing, Therapy Team Leader for Acute Medicine/ RADs/Hampton – e-mail or 0116 258 5053

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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