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Band 6 Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 313-A-21-96811-KW

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
£31,365 - £37,890

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Community Hospitals Service

Physiotherapy Band 6 In-Patients

Rutland Ward - Rutland Community Hospital, Oakham.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated Physiotherapist with advanced inpatient experience, to work with the MDT in providing high quality physiotherapy to patients on Rutland ward at Rutland Memorial Hospital.

This is a 15 bedded in-patient service set in the beautiful town of Oakham, delivering high quality nursing care and therapy to patients requiring rehabilitation. We work closely with our community colleagues in Home First and Community Therapy Teams.

All of our community hospital wards have a multi-disciplinary approach to patient management. Nursing and therapy are integral within the ward team and provide an integrated approach to patient care and rehabilitation.

The post holder will demonstrate they have a range of transferrable skills in providing highly advanced physiotherapy from experience gained in either a hospital or community setting.

You will play a vital role in providing rehabilitation which follows evidenced based practice, working closely with the team of Occupational Therapists, Generic T.I’s and MDT including the Visiting Consultant, Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Matron and Ward Sister. You will also work closely with the Band 7 Clinical Occupational Therapy Lead and Therapy Professional Leads to further develop the service and ward team.

LPT offer a comprehensive mandatory training programme and the successful candidate will also be supported to undertake regular clinical supervision, participate in CPD activities and develop any specific areas of interest.

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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

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