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Community Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 085-WHC-20280

Employer:
Wiltshire Health and Care
Department:
085 Management Head of Community - WHC3030
Location:
Various Locations across Wiltshire
Salary:
£24,907 to £30,615 pa

Wiltshire Health and Care provides adult community based services, enabling people to live healthy independent lives.

There has never been a better time to join us. We have received an overall ‘Good’ rating from the CQC, with the majority of our services deemed outstanding. We are always keen to review the way we work, making the best use of resources and up to date technology to deliver improved services for our patients and a good working experience for our staff.

Our values and behaviours were developed by our staff and are important to us.

Historic Wiltshire with its rolling countryside, bustling market towns and vibrant city life combined with excellent transport links and good schools really does have something for everyone. What are you waiting for?


Community Physiotherapist Band 5/6

Community Teams - Wiltshire

37.5 Hours Per Week

Permanent

As we have secured additional funding from the Better Care Fund to enhance our Homefirst delivery, supporting patients in their own homes following a stay in hospital, we are in an exciting position to recruit to 2 x Physio and 3 x Occupational Therapy posts across our Community Teams.

You will be responsible for providing highly skilled therapy care, promoting the health of the population, reducing the effects of ill health and disability and maximising the individual’s potential for independence. You will be expected to work closely with General Practices, Social Services and other statutory and non-statutory services to meet the needs of the local population, so excellent communication skills are essential for this role.

As well as bringing your clinical expertise, you will be a champion of integrated community care. You will be a strong team player, an excellent communicator who is adaptable, committed, organised and able to work well under pressure. You will support the development, implementation and maintenance of high quality safe and sustainable clinical and operational leadership under the direction of the team leaders and clinical lead. The therapy team are expected to cover planned and urgent occupational therapy assessment and treatment as well as supporting the Home First, discharge to assess pathway. Participation in the weekend therapy rota will be required. .

We cover a large geographical area so access to a vehicle to travel to visit patients is essential. We work a 7 day shift pattern of usually core hours but may require some later planned finishes.

 




We may close this vacancy early if sufficient applications have been received. We aim to contact all applicants within four weeks, but if you do not hear from us, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

All new starters with Wiltshire Health and Care are subject to a six month probationary period, which runs alongside the induction process to help create a positive and supportive working environment which allows new staff to learn the key elements of the role.

Wiltshire Health and Care are supportive of flexibility and are open to discussions regarding flexible working for our roles. We will endeavour to meet the flexibility needs of individuals however we must always ensure delivery of our services to our patients and communities is not impacted.



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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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