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Lead Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 325-A-19-82040

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
East Surrey CTPLD
£39,332 - £45,534 Incl Fringe HCAS

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, experienced physiotherapist in our community team for adults with learning disabilities.

We are looking for a professional with leadership skills and a passion to head up the physiotherapy service. The successful candidate will have oversight of the planning and delivery of a highly specialist physiotherapy service (in leadership or advanced therapy role) and to oversee its clinical governance, demonstrating highly specialist expertise and specialist physiotherapy skills in areas such as mobility (land and water based therapy) and postural management to maintain skills needed for living an ordinary life.

As lead, there will be a requirement to ensure the regular supervision and Individual Performance Review/Appraisal of all physiotherapy staff.

You will be part of a dynamic multidisciplinary leadership team, working closely with not only physiotherapists but a range of clinicians delivering high quality specialist health care to our population.

The team covers the East of Surrey, based at both Redhill and Epsom. There will be an expectation to travel to both bases with one being your identified base for the purpose of travel claims only. The successful applicant will have a clean driving licence and a vehicle that can be used for work purposes.

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SABP) is one of the largest Mental Health and Learning Disability Trusts in the South-East working collaboratively with health, social care and voluntary organisations. We also work in partnership with university colleagues to develop research projects and funding streams. SABP’s innovative approach to learning disability and mental health care has been recognised nationally (HSJ).

SABP is committed to employees offering continued professional development opportunities. As lead physiotherapist you would be part of the senior clinicians contributing to future strategy.

For more information, please contact Sharon Conibeer, joint team service manager on 01372 202100

Please note that all salaries shown are based on whole time of 37.5 hours per week for non-medical roles and 40 hours per week for medical roles, part time roles are pro-rated accordingly.

The Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people with disabilities.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

Existing work permit holders should be aware that if the post they are applying for is a promotion or with a different Trust, a new work permit application will have to made. We are unable to guarantee the outcome of the decision of the Home Office.

Since October 2017 all of our premises have been smoke free.

Please ensure you read the person specification as your application will be judged against this.

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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