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Band 6 Rotational Physiotherapist - Cardio-respiratory

Band 6

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Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
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Barnet Hospital
£28,050 - £36,644 pa plus HCAS
21/11/2018 23:59

Our trust has around 10,000 staff serving 1.6 million patients. It comprises Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and more than 30 services in the community.  This larger scale organisation provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to continue our pioneering work, particularly in finding ways to deliver even better care to our patients.

 Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

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We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Physiotherapist to join our Cardiorespiratory Rotation. Our Band 6 Physiotherapists gain experience working in the areas of:

  • Intensive Care & High Dependency Units
  • Head & Neck, Vascular and Colorectal Surgery
  • Acute Respiratory Care (including NIV)
  • Cardiology including cardiac rehab
  • Cardiorespiratory outpatients
  • Paediatrics

In addition a Rapid Response rotation may also be added to the available rotations which would include experience in A&E and the Acute Assessment Unit.

You will be joining experienced multidisciplinary therapy teams of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Dietitians and Therapy Support Workers, supported by a Clinical Lead Therapist in each area. In addition to this, you will also work closely with the Neurology and Orthopaedic teams.

We offer a regular in-service training programme as well as clinical supervision in all areas.  We also offer a structured leadership programme. You will need to be a dynamic team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to teach, supervise and appraise band 5 Physiotherapists and Therapy Support Workers. You will also receive supervision from senior staff to support you with your own professional development.

This advert will close once sufficient numbers of suitable applications have been received; therefore it is advisable to apply promptly if you are interested in this post. 

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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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Ali Rhodes via email or via telephone on 0208 216 4720.

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