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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/11/2020.

Physiotherapist (Rotational)

Job Reference: 150-SF4850-CSS

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Crawley and Horsham Hospitals, Crawley, Horsham, West Sussex

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust strives to deliver excellent care at the heart of the community, is rated "good" by the CQC, and has values of achieving ambitions, delivering excellence, working together and compassionate care. These demonstrate our belief in both person-centred care and staff development and we offer a supportive and innovative environment in which to start or develop your physiotherapy career.

We are now looking for a skilled, enthusiastic and highly motivated Band 5 Physiotherapist to join our junior rotations at Horsham and Crawley Hospitals and in the community with Responsive Services. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A driving licence is desirable as you will be required to travel across sites and work in the community.

In this role you will be involved in:

  • Delivering high quality, individualised, evidenced-based care to all patients
  • Maintaining confidentiality, privacy and dignity of patients
  • Learning, developing and adapting to change evidenced in Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Operating in a team and contributing to team decisions
  • Managing your own caseload and prioritising accordingly
  • Teaching of patients, carers and peers
  • Maintaining accurate records in line with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy standards

During each six month rotation you will be supported by Band 7 and Band 6 colleagues with a comprehensive range of in-service training to meet your learning needs.

Rotations include:

  • MSK Outpatients Crawley and Horsham Hospitals (including Hydrotherapy)
  • Paediatrics (MSK Outpatients and community)
  • Inpatient Medical Rehabilitation (Crawley and Horsham)
  • Neuro Rehabilitation
  • Responsive Services in the community

All applicants must be HCPC-registered and a member of the CSP.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameSarah Jane InmanJob titleClinical Lead PhysiotherapistEmail addresssarahjane.inman@nhs.netTelephone number01403 620441

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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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