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Specialist Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 415-J20-434

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata

Do you aspire to give your patient's excellent care? Do wish to develop your MSK skills in a supportive, friendly team? Would you like to work in a modern department with support for CPD? Do you dream of doing all this minutes away from stunning beaches and areas of outstanding natural beauty?

This is an excellent opportunity for a clinician with proven outpatient skills at Band 6 level or an aspiring band 5 Physiotherapist with appropriate relevant experience.

We require an enthusiastic, motivated and innovative Physiotherapist with sound musculo-skeletal skills to work in our dynamic, aspirational North Devon MSK Outpatient Service.

The post is rotational throughout all MSK Outpatient Physiotherapy teams in North Devon and orthopaedics at Northern Devon District Hospital. Experience can be gained in hospital and community settings including GP practices. The post holder will be supported by Band 7 Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioners and will mentor Band 5 Physiotherapists. The post holder would provide specialist musculo-skeletal outpatient assessment and treatment to the local population.

You would need to be confident to work as an independent practitioner and have excellent MSK, communication and organisational skills.

We provide regular in service training, excellent supervision and encourage peer support. We support continuous professional development, external courses and flexible working. We have a team of expert clinicians with post graduate qualifications who will encourage and support you to reach your potential.

North Devon is an area of outstanding natural beauty, with miles of golden surfing beaches and beautiful countryside. We therefore offer an excellent opportunity to develop your clinical skills whilst enhancing your quality of life.

For further information please contact Victoria Typaldou orDarren West via the Physiotherapy department on 01271 322378

Closing Date 4th December 2020

**As this post is in a shortage occupation code it qualifies for the Trust’s Recommend a Friend Scheme, please find further information on the attached link**

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Applications from job seekers who require 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 Resident Labour Market Test. For further information and to self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship, please visit the UK Border Agency website. Note: we will be unable to obtain Tier 2 sponsorship for Bank positions.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

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.

UK Registration

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

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