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About the role:

PART TIME SENIOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST Band 6 post – Static on In patient Lower Limb Orthopaedics. Up to 225 hours available over 2 or 3 days (mon and Tues +/- weds) permanenlty with options for further hours ad hoc and bank work within the LL elective team if desired. We will try and be as flexible as possible for the right staff member to join our team.

A Senior Physiotherapist is required in the lower limb orthopaedic team. This is an opportunity for an experienced physiotherapist with recent relevant musculoskeletal experience, skills and interest to work in this area. You will work in lower limb orthopaedics treating mainly in and patients , with other opportunities to work in pre op clinics and to run joint education schools .

This is a time of exciting change within the NEO Unit as we look to further enhance our service to our patients.Current initiatives include evening shift working and expansion of the weekend service.

This role will also include managing staff and the use of leadership skills to support the development of the team in conjunction with the band 7s.

Students are on clinical education placements mainly from Nottingham University Division of Physiotherapy and you will be expected to be a clinical educator.

There is a required commitment to weekend working and on calls (training providided) on elective orthopaedics as part of the rota. This is pro rata to hours and works out at approximately 1 or 2 weekend days per ¼.

We are keen to support physiotherapists returning to practise from career breaks either working towards this post OR as a separate contract.We can offer a range of 0 hours bank contracts to staff wanting ultimate control and flexibility of days and hours. If you wish to discuss return to practise or bank contracts. Please do not hesitate to contact Karen Hawkins on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Also please specify clearly on application form if you wish ONLY to be considered for zero hours contract.

INTERVIEW DATE: Thurs 17th Nov 2016

About you:

You will be enthusiastic about orthopaedics and have some relevant experience specifically on orthopaedics and significant experience in MSK. You will have a proven track record of good supervision skills and flexibility.

About the service:

The Department is committed to CPD through staff performance review, structured in-service education and personal development programmes. There are excellent opportunities for personal and professional growth with support from specialist senior medical and Physiotherapy staff on the NEO Unit.

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date should we have an overwhelming response to this advert.

For more information about our organisation and the opportunities available, please visit our website.

All new employees starting work at NUH will be subject to a DBS check and liable for the cost (£49 for enhanced, £31 for standard, £30 for basic).

The quoted salary will be on a pro rata basis for part time workers.

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