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Physiotherapist LTVS

Job Description

375 hours per week

**Previous applicants need not to apply**

Applications are welcomed for a full time permanent Band 6 physiotherapist and an additional maternity cover Band 6 part-time physiotherapist on a 12 month fixed-term contract. We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated physiotherapist to join this expert, dynamic, friendly team, providing tertiary ventilatory and respiratory support services to the population of the North West. This is a rapidly expanding service with many more innovative service developments in the pipeline.

You will enhance your invasive and non-invasive ventilation and respiratory assessment skills, with support from this highly specialised multi-disciplinary team. With rotations throughout this service, work will include both inpatient and outreach community care. The successful applicants will be required to supervise the Band 5 Physiotherapist and support staff, while developing your own skills as a Clinical Educator, guiding undergraduate Physiotherapy students.

Our Organisation

The University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust is a major acute teaching Trust with an annual income over £400 million. The Trust is recognised as a Centre of clinical excellence and provides a wide range of health services to the areas of South Manchester, South Trafford, North East Cheshire and West Stockport.

Voted the Best Hospital 2012 by patients in the Manchester Evening News and holding the accolade of Britain’s Greenest Hospital, the Trust puts patient care at its heart and recruits staff that are open, honest and focused on striving for excellence.

We provide a number of benefits commensurate in working for the NHS which include:

• 27 days annual leave rising to 29 (after 5 years) and 33 (after 10 years) plus 8 bank holidays
• A standard working week of 375 hours (for full-time)
• NHS Pension scheme (unless you choose to opt out)
• Annual personal development review to support career aspirations
• A number of NHS discounts across retail, leisure and travel
• We can offer training, flexibility, friendliness and a caring environment in which to work.

To assist the Trust in reducing healthcare associated infections you should become familiar with the Trust’s Hand Decontamination Policy, attend mandatory induction training and be compliant with all hand hygiene standards at all times.

For further details / informal visits contact:
For further details / informal visits contact:
Sue Pieri-Davies (Consultant AHP) mobile:  ( Phone number removed )  or
Debbie McCann -  ( Phone number removed ) 

PLEASE NOTE: UHSM is committed to supporting its current employees move into new roles as a result of organisational change or other circumstances. We therefore reserve the right to prioritise current staff who may need to be redeployed into this role.

UHSM has five core PEOPLE values. These values bring together our very talented team and they guide us in the way we work.

Patient first – we put our patients and customers first. We aim to exceed their expectations every time to earn their trust and loyalty.

E xcellence – we are dedicated to developing excellence. We strive to continuously improve the quality of care we give to our patients.

One team– we aim to attract, excite, develop and retain exceptional people. We work as one team, delivering our best to our patients by supporting each other.

oPen – we embrace innovation and learn from our mistakes. We measure everything we do and we openly share information.

Leadership – we believe in leadership at all levels. We demonstrate personal courage and role model the behaviour we expect from others.

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.

UK Registration

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

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