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Physiotherapist - Rotation

Job Description

Please note that applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified/experienced individuals. However prior consideration will be given to applications from individuals who are ‘at risk’ and employed by Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust. If an appointment is made from that at risk group, the post will be withdrawn.


Our Trust is a great place to work and we are keen to ensure that all our employees have the right values in order that we can provide the best service to our patients. These values are very important to us, and as a potential candidate you should be made aware that we test for these throughout the whole assessment/recruitment and selection process, and will only interview and recruit individuals who demonstrate these values through their application and behaviour.

Details of our Values can be found on our website link 'Work for us'

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Physiotherapist to join our new clinical rotation based primarily at the Princess of Wales Community Hospital in Bromsgrove and including opportunities in Worcester and Kidderminster. We are looking for dynamic and motivated individuals to provide Physiotherapy in a variety of settings including out-patients, rehabilitation wards, Stroke and in the Community. The role will give the post holder the opportunity to widen their skills and knowledge across rehabilitation and rapid response based in a Community Hospital setting. The rotations are 6 months in duration.

The post holders will also have a close working relationship with the Community Occupational Therapy team and other Community services based in the Community Services HUB at the Princess of Wales Hospital.

You will need to be an autonomous practitioner, able to manage a caseload, using evidence based/ patient centred principles to assess, plan and deliver individualised treatment programmes and delegate responsibility as appropriate. You will also need to be a keen team member with a flexible approach and an effective communicator.

The successful applicants will benefit from the robust supervision model in place which has a strong emphasis on shared learning across services.

It is essential applicants can fulfil the travel requirements of the post.

Applicants must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English in both verbal and written formats.

Applicants must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English in both verbal and written formats.

**All new appointments are subject to 6 months’ probation period.

**If the position being applied for requires a DBS check to be undertaken on you, it will be a condition of your employment that you have subscribed and continue to subscribe to the DBS Update Service. New employees to the Trust are required to pay the fee for the initial DBS check (this will be deducted from their first months’ salary) and the annual subscription (£13) to the DBS Update Service. Internal applicants are required to pay the annual subscription fee only (£13). Further information on the update service can be found on our website link ‘DBS Update Service.’

In the event of exceptionally high levels of response, we reserve the right to close the post before the date stated in order to prevent the number of applications received being unmanageable. You are advised to submit your completed application as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered.

We require references that cover the last three years of employment and you must name a current/most recent line manager or supervisor as a referee. Family, friends or colleagues will not be accepted. Please include in your application full reference details including correct email addresses as failure to do so will result in a delay in the pre-employment process if you are successful.

If you are short listed for interview you will be contacted by the Employment Services Team via your NHS Jobs account, please ensure you check your NHS Jobs account and your e-mail account on a regular basis.

The Trust offers a preceptorship year for newly qualified nurses and AHP's and attendance at preceptorship programmes is a condition of employment.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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