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Specialist Physiotherapist in Chronic Pain Band 6

Job Reference: 152-C163.19

Employer:
Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
East Dorset
Location:
East Dorset
Salary:
£24,214 to £37,267 p.a.

Want to be part of the new NHS? Health and Care organisations in Dorset are at the forefront of transforming services to provide excellent, patient-centred care.

Dorset HealthCare plays a pivotal role in the strong partnership of public sector organisations across Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole. Our community and mental health trust has a caring and committed workforce of around 5,500 staff, serving a population of over 700,000 people.

We are looking for proactive, positive, respectful, supportive, reliable and trustworthy people to join us at Dorset HealthCare – we’re the biggest provider of healthcare in Dorset and offer exciting opportunities for people with a range of skills. We want to be better every day – do you?

‘This is an exciting time for us as we continue improving and adapting. I have seen some great innovation, fantastic teamwork and a real willingness to look at how we can do things differently’ – Eugine Yafele, Chief Executive (May 2019)

#wearebettereveryday


Are you looking for a new challenge using all of your physiotherapy skills in a holistic way to really make a difference? If the answer is yes this could be an fantastic opportunity for an energetic and passionate physiotherapist to join our well established multidisciplinary  pain management service.

Using a bio-psycho-social approach,  we provide individual interventions and group programs to enable patients to lead a full and meaningful life whilst managing their pain condition.

We are looking for an experienced Physiotherapist at Band 6 or someone who is keen to learn and develop in order to advance from a Band 5 to a 6 over a period of time.

The development post comes with the expectation that the successful applicant will work towards achieving specific competencies over a minimum 12 month period in order to advance into a Band 6 Specialist Physiotherapist role.

Full training and support will be provided.

You will join a large established team covering East Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole. We have other specialist Physio’s, Psychologists, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Mental Health Nurses and Pain consultants.

The post advertised is for as full time 37.5hr contract. The Band 5 ranges from £24,214 to 30,112 p.a. and the Band 6 ranges from 30,401 to 37,267 p.a.

The Dorset Pain Management Service is county wide working out of various locations. We are vibrant and forward thinking using evidence based practice to help our patients take back control of their lives.

Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The DBS levies a charge of £44 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments.

Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service and are able to present a valid DBS certificate will not incur a charge

 

For further details / informal visits contact:
Mark Smith, Service Manager on 07585987873 / mark.smith68@nhs.net




Our vision is to be Better Every Day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.

Our behaviours bring our values to life and constantly remind us that how we do things at Dorset HealthCare is as important as what we do. They are:

  • Proactive
  • Positive
  • Respectful
  • Supportive
  • Reliable and Trustworthy

Our staff benefits:

  • Dedicated career pathways
  • Opportunities for continuing professional development
  • An excellent preceptorship programme for newly qualified Nurses and AHP’s
  • Comprehensive and structured induction programme and training
  • Monthly pay plus enhancements for night, weekend and bank holiday working
  • NHS Pension scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing service
  • Holiday pay of up to 33 days, plus bank holidays pro rata, dependent on service
  • NHS discounts
  • Trust beach huts located along the famous Sandbanks coastline
  • Salary sacrifice scheme including:
    • Work related learning
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Car and Cycle scheme
    • Home technology equipment
    • Buying and selling of annual leave

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Before applying for this post, please refer to the Application Guidance’for further guidance on the recruitment process.

It is sometimes necessary to close vacancies before the closing date due to an exceptional response - please apply for this vacancy as soon as possible.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system, TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Dorset HealthCare transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system and to accept a privacy notice under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).


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.


UK Registration

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



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