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Respiratory Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 833-SS-SP-374-19

Employer:
(SP) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
833 Respiratory (COPD)
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 pa (pro rata)

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.


Are you looking to expand your knowledge and experience across a range of Respiratory settings? We have exciting opportunities for motivated physiotherapists who are enthusiastic about respiratory care to join our supportive and dynamic clinical teams in the city.

Respiratory Services in Leeds are working together to develop new and exciting career opportunities such as rotations across acute and community settings. Services work in an integrated way to support acute management of respiratory patients including critical care and respiratory medicine alongside facilitation of early discharge, admission avoidance, chronic disease management, pulmonary rehabilitation and oxygen service.

We have opportunities for;
. Band 6 rotational posts across acute and community settings
. Band 6 posts within the acute setting
. Band 6 posts within the community setting
Roles will require staff to work out of hours including on-call rotas (acute setting only) and weekend working

What do we offer?
. A solid foundation in management of respiratory conditions
. A commitment to your development - mentorship, audit, clinical supervision and opportunities to access training across acute and community settings
. Leadership training (if appropriate to the role)
. Working in a supportive, friendly environment within teams which highly values its patients and staff
. Opportunities for involvement in service development and innovation
. Flexible working hours

About you!
You must be a registered Physiotherapist with a commitment to high quality patient care along with excellent clinical skills and relevant experience. For community roles it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010. Both full-time and part-time hours will be considered for these posts.

Working and living in Leeds!
As a city Leeds is a vibrant and diverse place to live and work. With recent openings of the First Direct Arena, Trinity Shopping Centre and Victoria Gate Centre Leeds is now being decorated as the 3rd best location for retail in the UK. As for well-being, Leeds is a very active city with numerous parks and gyms and being close to the Yorkshire Dales, Leeds is an ideal place to balance city life near to the countryside.

If you would like more information, please contact either Joan Watts via
joan.watts1@nhs.net for Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust or Emma Crossland via emma.crossland@nhs.net for Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust.




If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48.83 or Standard £30) from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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