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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/11/2019.

Specialist Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 150-CG3706-CEN-B

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Neurological Rehabilitation
Horsham Hospital, Horsham
£30,401-£37,267 pa (pro rata)

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated Specialist Physiotherapist to join our team. We believe in both person-centred care and staff development and we offer a supportive and innovative environment in which to develop your career as a Neuro Specialist Physiotherapist.

Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A driving licence and a car available to use for work are essential as you will be required to travel across sites and in the community.

The Responsive Neuro Services team is a multidisciplinary team made up of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists, a Dietician, an Assistant Psychologist, a Social Worker, Rehabilitation Support Workers, and a Rehabilitation Technician. We also work closely with Specialist Nurses in multiple sclerosis and motor neurone disease.

We see patients with a range of neurological conditions including stroke, brain injury and spinal injury, alongside long-term neurological conditions such as MS, MND and Parkinson’s. We have been offering an Early Supported Discharge (ESD) service for stroke patients for over a year.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a committed and supportive team and develop your skills as a Neuro Specialist Physiotherapist.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lou Johnson, Team Lead, Responsive Neuro Services

01403 620444,

Karen Barratt, Clinical Lead Physiotherapist

01403 620444,

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