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Band 6 - Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist

Job Description

25 million people living in east London and beyond look to the services run by the Barts Health group of hospitals to provide them with the healthcare they need. We are the biggest NHS teaching trust in the country, and our challenges are those of a large and complex organisation. Coming to work for Barts Health mean you will gain experience like no other NHS trust. We offer you the opportunity and support to experience a wide and varied career within one Trust.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.

Part time Band 6 Specialist Neuro Physiotherapist

06 FTE (225 hours per week)

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the Royal London and Barts Hospitals for a specialist physiotherapist in neurological conditions to join our enthusiastic team of Neuro Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Rehabilitation Support workers.

Current rotations include

  • The acute Neurosurgical and Neurology wards at the Royal London Hospital
  • Neurological out patients at the Royal London Hospital
  • Hyper Acute Stroke Unit at the Royal London Hospital
  • Tower Hamlets Community Stroke Service
  • Tower Hamlets Community Neuro Rehabilitation

We are looking for a an experienced physiotherapist who wants to work in a forward thinking and creative environment, who is dynamic and able to motivate whilst aiming to ensure the best evidence based clinical practice is delivered and patient centred.

With the move to a brand new hospital building with outstanding rehab facilities with views across to the Olympic Park and the city, it is the perfect time to join our dedicated team. With recent restructuring to the therapy directorate the service operates a 7 day service with core hours being 8am - 6pm with each rotation being 18 months duration.

Interested individuals should have:

  • Broad clinical skills with neuro specific experience.

  • Evidence of CPD and postgraduate study

  • Excellent MDT working & communication skills.

With regional neurosurgical and neurology services, a major trauma centre, one of the UK’s leading stroke pathways and a comprehensive community rehabilitation team this post offers outstanding experience and a range of complex patient presentations.

We have a well established and structured peer supervision and appraisal structure, internal senior teaching programmes, journal clubs with the drive for best practice and protected CPD time. You must have current HPC registration.

For further information please contact:

Tess Baird on ( Email address removed ) or

Please note: -

All staff identified as AT-RISK who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly. Priority will initially be given to Barts Health employees. This does not apply to Comprehensive Local Research Network (CLRN) roles.

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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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