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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/03/2021.

Rotational Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 407-20.518-B

Employer:
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Physiotherapist
Location:
Manor Hospital and Community settings, Walsall
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 pa / pro rata

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust provides integrated acute and community Healthcare in the West Midlands serving a population of 260,000 residents. Walsall Manor Hospital houses the full range of district general hospital services. The £170 million development was completed in 2010 and we are continually upgrading. Construction of the new integrated critical care unit was completed in 2018, extension of a Neonatal Unit and an approved plan to build a brand new, state of the art Emergency Department which will commence in 2021

We provide high quality, friendly and effective community health services from multiple sites covering Walsall. Our multidisciplinary services include rapid response and homebased care, so that those with long term conditions and the frail elderly can remain in their own homes.

We are recommended by colleagues as a place to work which is supported by the trusts values to work as part of a team, being respectful, compassionate and professional. We are committed to investing in our workforce

Following our recent CQC visit the Trust was rated as outstanding for care and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plan to become an outstanding Trust by 2022

Walsall Healthcare is committed to equality , diversity and inclusion and recognise that there is under representation in our workforce and we particularly welcome applications from people from a Black Asian and Minority Ethnic background, people with a disability and people who identify as LGBTQ+. The Trust is also committed to providing apprenticeships in order to address under representation in certain sections of the workforce.

RESPECT - COMPASSION - TEAMWORK - PROFESSIONALISM


ROTATIONAL PHYSIOTHERAPIST

SALARY SCALE – BAND 5

37.5 hours per week

HOURS WILL INCLUDE SOME SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS AND SOME ROTATIONS WILL INCORPORATE A 7 DAY WORKING PATTERN

The successful candidate will be required to assess and treat patients for Therapy Services throughout the clinical areas of Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust. The post holder will be required to join the rotational scheme; moving between specialities every 5 months. The rotations are:

 

  • Musculo-skeletal out-patients
  • Trauma and orthopaedic in-patients
  • General surgery
  • Acute and Emergency medicine (inc. respiratory and critical care)
  • Elderly medicine
  • Stroke medicine (community)
  • Intermediate Care (both bed-based and domiciliary)

 

Applications will only be short-listed if the following are demonstrated:

  • D/C planning within the UK
  • A broad range of undergraduate placements, being able to demonstrate experience in musculo-skeletal, respiratory and neurology

 

The post holder will be expected to participate in the in-service training programme for each rotational area and will be supported to complete all appropriate competencies. This will also include being able to join the respiratory on-call service.

Due to the nature of the work throughout the whole of the health economy, successful candidates will need to be in possession of a driving licence to legally drive within the UK and to have means of accessing a vehicle for the purposes of work.

New opportunities will be available for band 5 staff to enter into a band 6 development role after 15-18 months where there are band 6 vacancies available within the organisation. The role will be for 12 months in order to complete core rotations, to develop key skills required at band 6 level in the appropriate specialty and to demonstrate competency at the required level.

All post-holders will be appraised using KSF and therefore the department promotes CPD activity.

Only candidates that are short-listed for interview will be contacted.

DBS 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current professional registration with the Health and Care Professions Council.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Richard McShea

Clinical Manager - Therapy Services

richardmcshea@nhs.net

Telephone number01922656885




Please note your application will be transferred from the NHS Jobs system to internal Walsall Healthcare Trac System. All correspondence will be sent via Trac

Following our recent CQC visit the Trust was rated as outstanding for care and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plan to become an outstanding Trust by 2022

** Please Note that Internal at Risk Employees will be given preference for this position.**

We would particularly welcome applications from people from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background and from people with a disability; these groups are currently under-represented at senior level, we value diversity within our Trust and are working to achieve equality in our recruitment.

IMPORTANT NOTE ON COMPLETION OF REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM

References from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. When completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover this period. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

Please review the attached Job description and person specification carefully before applying to ensure that you meet the essential job requirements.

Candidates should be aware that, regardless of country of origin, their ability to communicate in written and spoken English to the standard required to carry out the post, will be assessed during the selection process.

We reserve the right to close this job early. Interested applicants are therefore advised to apply as early as possible.

If a large number of applicants meet the essential criteria then random selection will be applied.

We are committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible and committed to equal opportunities.


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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