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Highly Experienced Vestibular Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 388-A7544-ROSE

Employer:
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Physio - Torbay 48104
Location:
TORQUAY
Salary:
£37,570 to £43,772 per annum pro rata


 
Highly Experienced Vestibular Physiotherapist Band 7.

19 hours/week.  This can be made up to a full time post with the addition of band 6 MSK hours if this would suit you.
We have a vacancy for the above post providing vestibular outpatient clinics at Torbay District General Hospital. Previous experience is not necessarily required as one of our our previous post holders was interested in her development and prepared to take on a completely new challenge in this field having been a longstanding MSK band 6 physio. Many of the skills and competencies can be gained through the support of the ENT team of consultants and Audiologists, so for anyone feeling brave and interested this could be you.
The vestibular physiotherapy service is the gateway to the ENT pathway for patients with vertigo across South Devon, managing referrals and treating independently where appropriate.

This postholder works closely with a specialist ENT consultant in this field and audiology colleagues.

The postholder also supports a group of vestibular champions across the community physiotherapy teams currently managing BPPV. There is regular clinical support and a strong emphasis on service development.




You will be joining the organisation at an exciting time. As the first fully integrated care organisation in England, we are working to improve the way we deliver safe, high-quality health and social care. We have a positive and vibrant working atmosphere, We are proud of our investment in our staff both in terms of developing potential career skills and valuing people. Our commitment to staff health and wellbeing looks at supporting our staff as ‘whole’ individuals, recognising their own unique set of strengths and skills. We create the right environment to enable all people to take care of themselves and provide the best care possible to our patients and citizens.

For more information on why to work with us, please see our Welcome films in the Further Links sections to the right of this page. #seeyouinsouthdevon

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

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  • Applicants with no previous NHS experience will ordinarily be appointed to the minimum of the band
  • If you have not received an invitation to assessment within 28 days of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion
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The Trust is committed to preventing discrimination, valuing diversity and achieving equality of opportunity. No person (staff, patient or public) will receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of the nine protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010.

We aspire to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and therefore we welcome applications from all. If you require support you can obtain this from our Equality Business Forum which has representatives from all protected groups.


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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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