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Band 5 Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 313-A-19-67733-NS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Community Therapy
Enderby, Leicester
Band 5

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? If so read on and take a look at the opportunity below...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of community health services for both physical and mental health conditions, as well as a range of specialist services supporting people of all ages including family and young people services, mental health, learning disabilities and physical health community and inpatient services.

We deliver services to the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our 5500 staff serve a population of one million from over 100 sites across the region.

Please note that this advert will be closing midnight on 26/03/2019

Would you like to work within a forward thinking adult community therapy service within Leicestershire.?

We provide rehabilitation and support admission prevention for patients within their own home.

We have a full time Band 5 physiotherapist vacancy due to internal promotion.

Are you newly qualified or about to qualify and want to work within the community setting?

Are you an existing band 5 that would like to develop their clinical skills and knowledge in the challenging community setting?

Our therapy team is well-established and enthusiastic about delivering high quality assessment and treatment. We have a formal In-Service Training and Preceptorship programme to support your professional development. You will be fully supported by senior staff, clinical specialists and therapy professional leads.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a Degree / Diploma in Physiotherapy.
  • Be registered with the HCPC.
  • Be able to prioritise and manage their own workload.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Have the ability to work sensitively and effectively with patients and their carers
  • Be able to work well individually
  • Be able to carry out moderate to intense physical effort throughout the working day.
  • Have evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Holding a valid driving license and have access to a car
  • Be able to be flexible to meet the needs of the service, the rotations have a variety of working patterns.

The Trust is progressing toward a seven day week working pattern; consequently the post holders must be prepared to work the weekly contracted hours over a 7 day rotation in accordance with the needs of the service.

We also have various rotational vacancies across the trust, please get in touch if you would like to discuss this further.

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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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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