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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/03/2020.

Band 6 Physiotherapist (Civilian)

Job Reference: J221-A-20-17880

Ministry of Defence (Defence Medical Services)
Weeton Barracks
Kirkham, Preston
£30,401-£37,267 per annum (pro rat for part time)

Ministry of Defence - Defence Medical Services

Are you a highly skilled Physiotherapist looking for an exciting and rewarding role. Defence Primary Healthcare (DPHC) are looking to recruit a Band 6 Physiotherapist to join the team at Weeton Barracks, Kirkham, Preston, PR4 3JQ. On site benefits include:

  • Free Parking
  • Access to Gym

You would be giving full support to the Line Manager in ensuring the provision of a comprehensive and professional physiotherapy/rehabilitation service for entitled personnel. This will include undertaking highly skilled and specialist work in the musculo-skeletal/sports and training injury area including group therapy.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Providing a high standard of physiotherapy delivery to Service personnel including highly specialist interventions in the muscular-skeletal/sports and training injury environment.
  • Providing a positive caring environment, in which patients can expect a high quality professional service.
  • Having professional and legal accountability to the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) ‘Standards of Practice, Health Professions Council Standards of Proficiency, Conduct, Performance and Ethics’, Ministry of Defence (MoD) local policies and or law in all aspects of practice.
  • Having effective communication with all other rehabilitation and Unit personnel and with external medical personnel from other agencies/units.

The selection at sift stage will be based on your CV. At interview, your assessment will include the following NHS competencies:

  • NHS Core – NHSC1 – Communication
  • NHS Core – NHSC2 – Personal & People Development
  • NHS Core - NHSC4 - Service Improvement
  • NHS Core – NHSC5 – Quality
  • NHS Health & Wellbeing – HWB6 – Assessment & Treatment Planning
  • NHS Health & Wellbeing – HWB7 – Interventions & Treatment

Please ensure you demonstrate that you have the required skills, qualifications and memberships in your CV and that you have saved it using your surname then first name prior to submitting your application.

You must be Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered, a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and have competent and well-grounded MSK / outpatient experience. You must have a degree in Physiotherapy plus additional specialist training or experience to post graduate diploma level or equivalent.

Please be aware that if you are found successful you will be asked to provide evidence of your immunity to hepatitis B.

You will also be required to obtain a Security Check (SC) which we will arrange.

All employees joining Ministry of Defence who are new to the Civil Service will be subject to a 6-month probation period (unless otherwise advised) effective from the employment start date.

There is no requirement to deploy as this is met by our uniformed personnel, but you will form the continuity of care required by our patients when based at home.

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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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