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The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

Therapy Service

Band 5 Physiotherapist
375 hrs per week
Fixed Term for 5 months with the possibility for extension – Would be considered as an agreed secondment.

The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery NHS Foundation Trust is a world renowned centre of excellence in neurological care with a strong emphasis on education, research and development.

We are looking for a skilled and motivated physiotherapist to join our busy physiotherapy service.

As part of the Walton Centre Therapy Service you will join our exceptional multidisciplinary team providing specialist assessment, treatment and rehabilitation programmes for adults with a variety of neurological conditions. With the potential to rotate through the fields of acute neurology / neurosurgery, acute respiratory, outreach services and neurological rehabilitation you will receive training, support and appraisal from highly skilled, senior physiotherapy staff as well as regular shared learning opportunities across the multidisciplinary team.

Applicants will have excellent communication and organisational skills and will be a strong team player with enthusiasm and a willingness to learn.
These positions would suit experienced junior physiotherapists or newly qualified physiotherapists looking to specialise within the field of neuroscience and rehabilitation.

The Walton Centre is committed to flexible working arrangements across the multidisciplinary teams and as such you will be expected to participate in evening and weekend working including 7 day rotas according to the requirements of the service.

For further information and / or an informal visit please contact Ms Jo Haworth, Principal Physiotherapist on  ( Phone number removed )  or Mrs Rachel Morton, Senior Physiotherapist  ( Phone number removed ) 

This advert will close upon reaching saturation.

Should you require a reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process please contact a member of the HR Services Team on  ( Phone number removed )  or  ( Phone number removed )  at the earliest opportunity to ensure that measures can be put in place to enable your application for this post.

Any trans applicants who will require a DBS check and do not want to reveal details of their previous identity can contact the DBS Sensitive Applications Team ( ( Phone number removed )  or email ( Email address removed )) with their application number once they have completed their DBS application form. The team are then able to preventany previous identity showing on the DBS Certificate, unless the applicant has a conviction under their previous details in which case this will need to be disclosed.

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)

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UK Registration

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

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