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Community Respiratory Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 301-SP-21-120278

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Respiratory Service
Weeping Cross Health Centre, Bodmin Avenue, Weeping Cross, Stafford
£31,365 - £37,890

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) is a high performing provider of integrated health and care, providing physical and mental health, learning disabilities and adult social care services. Employing 8,500 staff with a turnover of £490m, the majority of our services are delivered in Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, however our Inclusion services can be found across the country. Our inclusive organisation has received excellent 2020/21 staff opinion survey results and has recently been short-listed for two prestigious HSJ Awards.

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Respiratory Physiotherapist (Community)

Band 6 - based at Weeping Cross Health Centre

0.8 WTE - 30 hours

We are looking to recruit a number of enthusiastic and motivated Respiratory Physiotherapists to join the Community Respiratory Service in the Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. You will be working as part of a team of Specialist Nurses, Allied Health Professionals and Assistant Practitioners delivering care in local health venues and patients home across the Staffordshire area.

The purpose of the role is to provide a quality driven, evidence based pulmonary rehabilitation in the community setting, providing physiotherapy assessment, diagnosis and treatment plans for patients with a diagnosed respiratory condition. As part of the role you will be a specialist respiratory practitioner, responsible for the assessment and management of a caseload of patients with respiratory conditions.

You will be supported by experienced Advanced Respiratory and Long Term Conditions Physiotherapy colleagues and will be required to supervise other physiotherapists, unregistered staff and undergraduate physiotherapy students.

Applicants must be registered with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) with the relevant respiratory and experience within the NHS. The ability to independently manage your own case load and contribute to departmental and service needs is essential. Applicants will also be required to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, show initiative and team spirit, as well as be committed to patient care. Continuing Professional Development training is encouraged and identified through annual appraisal whilst regular clinical supervision is offered through group or individual supervision as appropriate.

You will also need to demonstrate flexibility and be able to travel in a timely manner to work in a variety of locations across the Trust, as the service requires. This may include some lone working.

For further information and/ or an informal discussion, please contact:

John Pullar - Respiratory Operational Lead

Mobile: 07816117603


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MPFT is committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, ethnictity, sexual orientation, gender, disability and religion/belief.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early

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