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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/09/2020.

Band 6 Physiotherapy In-Patient Rotation

Job Reference: 164-2632689

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham
£31,365-£37,890 per annum

Bring your whole self to work for us at NUH. We love diversity and we value your difference, your unique skills, knowledge and experience. Becoming one of our people may realise your potential, helping us to raise our performance in delivering world class healthcare to the diverse patient populations we serve. We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are currently under-represented at NUH.

We are looking to recruit to our Band 6 Acute In-Patient Rotation at NUH. We have
a permanent opportunity for 1 WTE working full time. This is a well-established
Rotation with most rotations at the Queens Medical Centre Campus site, but one
rotation is at the City Hospital Campus site. We are looking for experienced and
skilled physiotherapists with a passion for acute in-patient work.

You will have the opportunity to move through the following rotations: Adult Intensive
Care; Surgical High Dependency; Regional Major Trauma Unit; Trauma Wards,
Health Care of the Older Person (both at the QMC and City Hospital Campus);
Complex Dementia Care; Acute Medical Admissions Unit; Regional Neurosciences
Unit (Neurosurgery and Neurology) and Specialist Spinal Unit.

The successful candidate will have a broad range of Band 5 experience including inpatient experience as a Band 5 in the core areas of Respiratory, Health Care of the
Older Person, Neurology and Orthopaedics as a minimum requirement.

You will have excellent communication and team-working skills, a flexible approach
and the ability to manage your own time and workload. The post has a requirement
that you manage and support Band 5’s, Support Staff and Students on Clinical
Placements allowing you to develop your leadership, management and teaching
skills. You may need to lead the team in the absence of the Band 7.

We are a large Acute Teaching Hospital and this post will provide you with the
opportunity to work in Specialist areas with a huge variety of patients and work
alongside experienced Clinicians. NUH Therapy Services is a supportive Department
with a robust appraisal process and many learning opportunities for our staff.

There is a requirement to participate in weekend and on-call duties
For more information about our organisation please visit our website and follow us
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    The quoted salary will be pro rata for part time workers.

    All applicants who have declared a disability and meet the essential criteria will be shortlisted.

    NHS employees within the East Midlands who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy will be given a preferential interview where they meet the essential criteria.

    We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship in line with the Home Office regulations. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably qualified and skilled EU/EEA candidate is successful at interview stage as it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.


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