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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/11/2020.

Specialist Physiotherapist - Stroke HMR Community

Job Reference: 352-BRCO-P475-2020

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Bury & Rochdale Care Organisation, Rochdale
£31,365 - £37,890

Hours: 37.5 per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Physiotherapist with stroke experience, to work within the Heywood Middleton and Rochdale Community Stroke Team.

We are looking for an experienced, motivated and well organised individual with highly developed skills within stroke care to join the Community stroke team. You will need to be enthusiastic, motivated and an appropriately experienced practitioner in stroke rehabilitation. You will need to be a registered Physiotherapist whom can demonstrate your commitment, enthusiasm and drive to develop your own clinical, managerial and team working skills within the service.

You must be able to communicate effectively at all levels, work autonomously and be able to demonstrate effective teamwork. You will provide high quality care in an appropriate and timely manner which is responsive to patients need whilst adhering to recognised policies and guidelines.

You will be supported through regular team meetings, 1-1 sessions, on-going education with access to a professional team of nurses, AHPs and consultants to provide mentorship and support.

In short we are looking for a committed individual with the following attributes:
- Registered Allied Health Professional
- Extensive previous experience in stroke care.
- Evidence of post registration training in stroke rehabilitation and/or cognitive assessment
- A desire to learn and develop clinical skills and knowledge across all aspects of stroke rehabilitation
- Excellent standards of care and a positive attitude to managing change and developing services.
- Ability to communicate and work collaboratively with patient’s carers and other members of the multi-disciplinary team.

A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Carolyn Shimwell

Stroke Team Leader


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.

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

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