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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/02/2020.

Clinical Specialist Physiotherapy

Job Reference: 470-19-595-TS

Employer:
Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Department:
Regaining Independence
Location:
Newport, Isle of Wight
Salary:
£37,570 - £43,772 (Band 7)

We’re thrilled that you are thinking of joining us.

Why wouldn’t you choose the Isle of Wight NHS Trust?

We service a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users. Every day brings a fresh challenge to our staff and being part of our island gives you the opportunity to work as one cohesive team.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. There is a regional airport at Southampton, with flights to many European destinations as well as UK mainland cities The island offers our visitors and residents an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year round events, festivals and award-winning attractions..

Further details about our Trust, working and living on the Island is provided in the navigation panels 'additional documentation' and 'further links' sections.

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust looks forward to receiving your application.

Our top priority in the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is to protect our patients, our staff and our community.

From Monday 15th June, all visitors and patients attending an outpatient appointment will be required to wear a face covering. This is in line with the latest Government guidance.

To help you prepare please read the following guidance before you attend your appointment.

  • Make sure you have a suitable face covering that you can wear to your appointment. It should cover your nose and mouth, and you should be able to breathe comfortably.

Please arrive at the time your appointment is scheduled. Please do not come early. This will help us maintain social distancing measures


The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is offering an exciting opportunity for a Senior Physiotherapist to join our Regaining Independence Community Rehabilitation Services.

 

This post offers an opportunity for personal and professional development within established services expanding within the community setting. The post is supported by informed colleagues and assistants. The post seeks an enthusiastic applicant willing to develop rehabilitation within the community setting across domiciliary, outpatients and community rehabilitation beds. Good initiative, dynamic attitude, responsive to change and interdisciplinary working are core qualities the post-holder should hold.

 

Interested applicants will need to evidence: senior clinical practice and leadership within the rehabilitation specialism, HCPC registration, relevant UK NHS experience and comprehensive post-graduate CPD within the specialism. Developing colleagues or students is part of the role as well as clinical leadership. Our service offers a commitment to supporting ongoing professional development as well as a supportive, friendly network of colleagues.

 

The Isle of Wight offers a good work/life balance for those interested in nature, culture and many outdoor activities/beaches. Traffic congestion is rare. There are good mainland transport links and many people commute between the island and the mainland and vice versa on a daily basis.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact:

  • Kristian Long; Physiotherapist & Team Lead for Regaining Independence Community Rehabilitation Services/ (01983) 552069; Kristian.Long@iow.nhs.uk

  • Natalie Mew: Quality Assurance Lead for Regaining Independence Community Rehabilitation Services; Telephone: (01983) 822099|Ext: 5771; Natalie.Mew@iow.nhs.uk




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  • Employment at Isle of Wight NHS Trust is offered subject to a successful Probationary Period.

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Equality Statement We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all our employees as well as maintaining a workforce that reflects our local communities we serve.

In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can be made as required.

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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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