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Senior Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 833-AJ-AS-43-20

(AS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
833 Partnership CIC BEDS
South, North West, East Recovery Hubs
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

An exciting Opportunity has arisen for an experience and enthusiastic senior physiotherapist within the newly commissioned community care bed model in leeds. This is a joint venture with our adult social care partners

The admission into the beds will be on two pathways, Discharge to Assess or an Intermediate care pathway. The bed bases will be recovery hubs in South, North West and East of the City.

Our Multi-Disciplinary Teams will deliver daily evidence-based nursing and therapeutic interventions, specifically designed to support people reach their maximum independent state, using therapy outcomes measures to demonstrate our success in achieving this. Our ethos is that the rehabilitation, recovery and reablement of service users is everybody's business.

As a member of the Hubs you would be maximising the independence and autonomy of people and ensuring that this is provided fairly and sensitively to individual needs.

We require an experienced Physiotherapist who is looking for a challenging leadership role, providing a high quality physiotherapy service within our skilled and forward thinking multi-disciplinary team.

This post would suit a Physiotherapist who enjoys multi-disciplinary team working. The role requires you to:

- have well developed assessment skills

- be competent in assessing and managing risks

- have good knowledge regarding equipment to aid independence

- have sound clinical judgement

- be able to make decisions regarding clinical care

We provide Therapy interventions between the hours of 8am and 8pm, 7 days a week, your role will be to work with colleagues to assess and provide Physiotherapy interventions and advice as required. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team with registered nursing, Occupational therapy, technical instructors and you will support the Care home managers and support staff.

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

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