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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/12/2020.

Specialist Physiotherapist (Band 6)

Job Reference: 370-AHP6WCR-1953

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Warrington and Runcorn
£31,365 to £37,890 pro rata

We are WHH an NHS Foundation Trust acknowledged as providing a positive learning environment and proud to be recognised as a Teaching Hospital. We provide first class services at Warrington Hospital, Halton General Hospital and the Cheshire and Merseyside Treatment Centre in the North West of England.

Our mission is to be Outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other.

We pride ourselves in being consciously inclusive and enjoy working with and for the diverse community we serve, employing a high calibre of skilled staff, reflective of our communities.

Our vision is to continue to deliver high quality, safe and sustainable health and care services to the local population of Warrington, Halton and beyond. Our approach to healthcare is founded on our five core values; Working Together, Excellence, Accountable, Role Models and Embracing Change.

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it’s the way we work! Our beliefs and culture insist that no job applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment from the start of the employment journey.

Working at WHH means joining a team of 4,000+ professional and support staff who local people look to, to keep them well and support their well-being. If you embrace these values and are motivated to making a difference to our patients, we'll look forward to receiving your application.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

Band 6

22.5 hours per week

Health Services at Wolves, Warrington

Halton Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit, Halton

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Warrington and Halton Hospital Foundation Trust, for a Band 6 Physiotherapist to join our Cardiac Rehabilitation Team.

The post holder will be required to work 22.5 hours a week over 3 days to include Tuesday/ Wednesday/ and Thursday as the service requires. The post holder is also required to work on both Warrington and Halton sites and will work within a multidisciplinary team on each site.

The post holder will support other community health care professionals, to ensure that patients receive optimal care in keeping with evidence based practice and ensure that patients and carers receive appropriate treatment, and support.

The role will include assisting with assessments, delivery, education and support for patients with cardiac conditions such as IHD and heart failure. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in service development in a newly integrated cardiac rehabilitation team. Applicants must have experience working as a band 6 and show an interest in working in this area.

The post holder will be required to work within the Warrington Cardiac Rehabilitation Team based at Health Services at Wolves, and the Halton Cardiac Rehabilitation Team based at Halton Hospital.

Interviews to take place on Friday 18th December 2020 at Halton Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit, Halton Hospital. Covid-19 social distancing precautions apply.

For informal enquiries please contact Sandra Dunne or James Whitfield on 01925 251336 (Warrington) or 01928 753050 (Halton).

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it’s the way we work! We encourage all applicants to share their personal information with us to understand why please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why’ in the additional information.

The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site.

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Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the ‘Vulnerable Adults List’, the ‘Children’s List’ and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA’s) barred lists.

A charge of £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months’ salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.

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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