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Physiotherapist - Band 6

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If we receive a high volume of applications we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Important Information:

Please note the University Hospital of North Midlands (NHS) Trust, do not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.

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Senior Rotational Band 6 Physiotherapist

Have you had good experience across a range of specialties at Band 5 level and want new challenges? Are you looking for a change of scene to widen your experience? Would you like to develop your leadership and teaching skills alongside growth of your clinical ability? If so, come and join the Therapies team at the University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust. We are looking for an enthusiastic therapist with strong clinical and team working skills, who has a positive and resilient outlook who is able to embrace the challenges and opportunities of working in a large acute trust.

The Therapies Team at UHNM are looking for a Band 6 Physiotherapist to work within respiratory rotations. This is a rotational experience in Critical Care, Paediatrics, Surgical Wards & SSCU, Medicine including NIV, Emergency Therapy Team which includes Accident & Emergency and Acute Assessment Unit, Frail Elderly, Cystic Fibrosis and Cardiothoracics.

Applicants will need to have on-call competencies and be experienced in working in a variety of respiratory areas within an NHS setting.

Applications are also being considered for a Band 6 Senior General Rotational Physiotherapist post and will include rotations in Musculoskeletal (NOF, Elective, Trauma, Outpatients), Neurosurgery and SNU.

The post offers the opportunity to work in an exciting University Hospital. The hospital is a regional centre for Cystic Fibrosis, Non-Invasive Ventilation, Neurosurgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery. The University Hospital of North Midlands has a large Critical Care Unit and Paediatric Critical Care Unit.

This experience will give the post holder an excellent opportunity to develop their leadership and management skills as well as building clinical expertise that will enhance and broaden their clinical skills. Supervision will be provided by the Band 7 Therapists and Principle Therapists and continuous development is supported through appraisal, internal training and external learning.

The University Hospital of North Midlands is located on 2 hospital sites and the post works within a 7 day shift system which will include weekend, late shift, Bank Holiday and on call working.

For further information regarding this post please contact Clare Johnson on telephone number  ( Phone number removed )  or email ( Email address removed )

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If you would like support completing an application form contact the recruitment department on  ( Phone number removed )  where one of our trained assistant will be able to help.

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4. University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from everyone regardless of ethnicity, disability, gender, age, faith or sexual orientation. The Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves. We encourage applications from the local community to reflect a diverse workforce.

5. Please note that non-NHS applicants with no previous NHS experience will ordinarily be appointed to the minimum of the band

6. Flexible working will be considered in line with Trust policies

7. DBS If you are successful the cost of the disclosure (and admin fee) will be deducted from your salary . You will have the option to have the fee deducted over one or two months.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

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 Visas and Immigration department 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 the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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