We are currently seeking Physiotherapists at Band 5 level to join our rotational scheme. We offer excellent new graduate opportunities and experienced band 5’S wanting to enhance their skills, with strong professional leadership and mixed rotations across East and North Hertfordshire. The service covers acute in patients at Lister Hospital, Stevenage which includes respiratory care, including dedicated respiratory rotations with on call opportunities; orthopaedics; care of the elderly; stroke/hyperacute stroke unit; and medical rehabilitation. Our MSK rotations are based at Stevenage, Letchworth, Royston, Welwyn Garden City, Hertford and Waltham Cross with highly skilled, experienced senior staff to support.
You will be joining a substantial Band 5 workforce with excellent peer support. We are looking for sound clinical reasoning and communication skills, an ability to work within a team and to be able to use your initiative.
Hertfordshire is a very pleasant county with close proximity to London. There is an excellent transport system into London Kings Cross from Stevenage with fast trains taking 20 minutes and a good train service to Cambridge. Hertfordshire Community Trust has been voted one of the top 100 NHS trusts to work for in the country.
A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).
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