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Physiotherapist, Band 5

Job Reference: 152-C178.19

Employer:
Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Purbeck Local Office
Location:
19 Bonnets Lane, Wareham
Salary:
£24,214 to £30,112 p.a. p

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 recently achieved an Outstanding CQC status and is a dynamic forward-thinking Trust operating throughout Dorset.

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


This is an exciting opportunity for a Band 5 or Band 6 Physiotherapist to join the Purbeck Integrated Community Rehabilitation Team, which is based in Wareham. The team is part of Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust which has just been awarded 'Outstanding' status by the CQC for its community services.

The post will involve assessment and treatment of patients in both a community and inpatient setting (Purbeck area and Swanage Community Hospital) to prevent hospital admissions, promote earlier hospital discharges and rehabilitate a wide variety of conditions. The hospital caseload comprises of a mix of complex medical problems including orthopaedic, neurology, respiratory and elderly care. The community caseload offers a wide variety of pathologies and conditions to treat and rehabilitate. Support for complex admission avoidance patients is provided by our integrated hub, which includes advanced practitioner and GP cover, alongside a consultant geriatrician, community matrons and pharmacy support.

The post would suit a therapist with a commitment to integrated working with a passion for promoting rehabilitation and function as part of a multidisciplinary pathway.

Training can be provided to support or develop any areas of specific clinical interest. Professional support and access to the Trust’s clinical supervision, in-service training and other developmental opportunities are just some of the benefits of working as part of this team.

The other benefits involve working in a beautiful area of Dorset as part of a busy, friendly team, who are co-located with social services which offers further scope for training and development.

The hours of work are flexible and would include being part of a rota at weekends and bank holidays. We would welcome both full time and part time applications for this post. If you would like part time hours, please indicate this on your application.

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:

Jackie Lidgard, Team Leader or Karen Hornsby, Deputy Team Leader on 01929 408073.




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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