Specialist Physiotherapist - Band 6

Main area
Clinical Support
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
218-SG-AHP-853994-B
Site
Post rotates across UHCW Coventry site and Hospital of St Cross, Rugby
Town
Rugby and Coventry
Salary
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
Closing
20/07/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

Band 6 Rotational Physiotherapist –Gerontology/Rehabilitation

UHCW NHS Trust, Coventry and Hospital of St Cross, Rugby.

Full time – 37.5 hours

 

UHCW NHS Trust is looking for a highly motivated and experienced band 6 physiotherapist to join the expanding in-patient teams based within University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire.

 

The post will rotate between the gerontology and elderly rehabilitation specialties across both of our sites, Hospital of St Cross in Rugby and the University Hospital, Coventry. 

 

The successful candidate will work within an integrated team of physiotherapists and occupational therapists. We are looking for applicants who have developed skills and knowledge to assess and treat patients with a wide variety of conditions within an acute setting. You should also have experience in staff supervision and student training. Previous involvement in service developments and audits would be advantageous.

 

The post holder will be required to work weekends as part of a seven-day service. Support will be given where necessary to enable participation in the respiratory on call rota.  Training and support will be provided as required.

 

All of the therapy teams are led by experienced band 7 therapists who will support you in your learning and professional development. The Therapy Department values the importance of professional development, training and high quality clinical supervision for all our staff. We have a well-established appraisal system in place alongside regular and varied CPD opportunities.

 

This post offers excellent opportunities to work within a large teaching hospital in a well-established and supportive environment with good working relationships with the wider multidisciplinary Team.

 

Interviews will take place on Thursday 2nd August 2018

 

For further details, or to arrange an informal visit please contact Morag Clarke Head of In-patient Therapy on 02476 9625034 or Diane Hawtin, Head of Therapy Rugby on 01788 663053. Alternatively email us at Therapy.Recruitment@uhcw.nhs.uk

 

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

 If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time.

Recruiting to Values
To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

 

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time

No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positive

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details, or to arrange an informal visit please contact Morag Clarke Head of In-patient Therapy on 02476 9625034 or Diane Hawtin, Head of Therapy Rugby on 01788 663053. Alternatively email us at Therapy.Recruitment@uhcw.nhs.uk

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