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Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) is one of the largest acute hospital Trusts in the country, serving a diverse population of 12 million across Birmingham East and North, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield and South Staffordshire. Comprising three acute hospital sites (Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull), a range of community services and Birmingham Chest Clinic; the Trust also runs a number of smaller ‘satellite’ units ensuring patients can be treated closer to home.
As one of the region’s most research active hospitals, doctors and other medical staff are involved in more than 500 active projects aiming to find new and better ways of treating patients. The Trust has a leading dermatology department and is one of two national centres for epidermolysis bullosa. It’s also a regional centre for severe asthma and renal conditions, recently celebrating 50 years of providing dialysis treatment. The Hyper Acute Stroke Unit sees 43% more patients admitted to a specialist stroke bed within four hours to receive the lifesaving care they need in the first 72 hours after a stroke. It’s also one of only three centres in the country that performs cytoreductive surgery for patients with peritoneal cancer.
Pain Therapy Team
BAND 6 PHYSIOTHERAPIST
Part-time permanent – 255 hours per week to encompass7 day working
An exciting opportunity has been identified within the MSK/Pain team for a Band 6 Physiotherapist.
The post may involve cross site between HEFT Physiotherapy departments.
The role includes undertaking comprehensive assessments of patients including those with diverse or complex presentations/multi pathologies
The successful candidate will have a good knowledge of pain mechanisms and presenting conditions and a minimum of 18 months experience of working within a musculoskeletal outpatients setting.
The successful candidate will also be approachable, flexible and organised and have an interest in enabling patients to reach their full potential.
For further information please contact:
Alison Jackson MSK Clinical Team Leader Good Hope ( Phone number removed )
Please read the attached document 'Information and Guidance for Applicants'
IMPORTANT NOTE ON COMPLETION OF REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM
References from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. When completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover this period. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.
We recommend submitting your application as early as possible, as we are unable to accept applications once the advert has closed.
Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)
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 Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website
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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