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Band 6 Rotational Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 347-BAND-6-PHYSIO-ROT

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Band 6 Rotational Physiotherapist
Southport, Southport and Ormskirk
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum

Working at Southport and Ormskirk means joining a team of 3,000 staff and professionals who local people look to keep them well and support their well-being.

We’re a friendly bunch who’ll give you the opportunities to grow your skills and make an impact that gets noticed.

We have a new and dynamic leadership team that’s starting to shape how we’ll care for patients in the years ahead. It’s an exciting time we want people like you to be part of.

So, whether you’re starting out, settling down or simply looking for the next step in your career, there’s a role for you at Southport and Ormskirk.

Band 6 Physiotherapist – Rotational
Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Urgent Care
ODGH / SDGH / Community Sites
£30,401 - £37,267

Permanent - Rotational
Pay Band: Band 6

Working Pattern: 37.5 hrs which may include flexible (weekend and extended days) working and participation in the on-call respiratory service.

Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust is a progressive NHS Trust. It is committed to providing and developing innovative high quality services to the communities that it serves.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated, adaptable Band 6 Physiotherapists to join our Band 6 Rotational Physiotherapy Service at Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. Rotations are currently 9 monthly but we review length regularly with staff. We offer a variety of areas which include:-

Medicine and Surgery
Stroke Unit
Orthopaedic In patients (Trauma and Orthopaedics).
Spinal Therapy Service
Palliative Care - Queenscourt Hospice

The variety of rotations make it an ideal place to further develop your career as a physiotherapist.

The successful applicants will have the opportunity to be involved in, and contribute to service developments and plans. They will be integral to the MDT, and work with colleagues to facilitate safe, seamless discharge through assessment, treatment and discharge planning with community colleagues. The Therapy and Rehabilitation Service is friendly and supportive place to work.

The successful candidates will be part of the respiratory on call rota and will be given appropriate training and support prior to joining it.

Applicants must demonstrate within their supplementary information how they meet the essential and desirable criteria as we use this to short list.

If you believe you have the skills that we are looking for and are ready for a positive challenge then we would love to hear from you.

You must have,
• Recognised Degree in Physiotherapy or equivalent
• HCPC Registration

We offer you,
• Excellent opportunities for professional development supported by our own programmes tailored to meet your needs.
• Clinical supervision in line with our supervision guideline
• Appraisal with review
• Opportunities to attend internal and external training linked with your personal development plan.

Advert Date: 12th September 2019

Closing Date: 30th September 2019

Shortlisting Date: 1st October 2019

Proposed Interview Date: 15th October 2019


For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits contact:
For an informal discussion or visit contact Heather Duff, Clinical Therapy Manager on 01704 704892/01704 704940 or Nicola Ivanovic, Head of Therapies on 01704 704147

Please apply online and expect all future correspondence relating to your application via email. This includes Invitation to Interview. We do not pay interview expenses.

Should your application be successful we will require a reference/references covering a minimum period of three years from your current/most recent employer. Wherever possible provide an email address for your referees.

If you are shortlisted we are required to check your documents to establish both your identity and your right to work in this country at interview. We require at least one item of photographic documentation.

Non-EEA candidates will need immigration sponsorship. You can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post.

You must complete a Declaration of Fitness to Practice form if the post requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) assessment, and return it prior to interview. Trust policy is to charge successful applicants for DBS fees.

In submitting an application, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT process or paper staff transfer form, should you be appointed.

We reserve the right to close the job early should we receive a high volume of applications.

We are unable to respond to all applicants. If you are selected for interview you will be advised within maximum of four weeks.

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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