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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/12/2020.

Specialist Physiotherapist, Band 6

Job Reference: 277-2776297-LB

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
Greenwich Joint Emergency Team
Woolwich Centre, Woolwich London
£36,070 - £42,712 pa inc

An exciting opportunity has arisen and we are looking to appoint two committed, highly motivated, enthusiastic and skilled Band 6 Specialist Physiotherapist to join our, dynamic, integrated multi- disciplinary team. This post is for HCPC registered Physiotherapist with proven clinical skills and knowledge and an understanding of the safeguarding adults agenda.

The successful applicant will be dynamic, innovative and motivated with an understanding and passion for multidisciplinary working supporting the further development of collaborative working between Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Borough of Greenwich and Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.

The Joint Emergency Team is a multi-professional team consisting of Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists Social Workers and a GP. The team aims to avoid unnecessary presentation to hospital by supporting community patients who are in crisis as well as facilitating discharges from the Emergency Department.

The team provide holistic health and social care assessments for people over the age 18 years, who are registered with a Greenwich GP and / or live in the Borough of Greenwich. The team is based at the Woolwich Centre and operates 7 days a week, from 08.00 to 20.30, providing a rapid response to vulnerable people, to assess and determine appropriate intervention.

The team act as a liaison between acute and community settings, by identifying the most appropriate onward referrals and initiating integrated care pathways, ensuring seamless provision of care and on- going case management. Referrals are received from Health and Social Care professionals, Medical Teams, General Practitioners and Ambulance Services.

The post holder will undertake holistic assessments of patients with the aim of facilitating safe and timely discharge from ED and other non -admission areas by identifying and referring onto most appropriate community health and social care pathways. This ensures timely and appropriate patient referral to integrated community services and seamless patient care pathways and community case management.

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust offers a wide range of health and Social care Services in South East London, specialising in community health, mental health and learning disability services.

Please note that Oxleas operates a probationary period, further information is available on request.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Josephine Daley, Manager, 02089218969,

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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