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Senior Neurological Physiotherapist

Job Description

Solent Neurological Rehabilitation Service

Senior Physiotherapist - Band 6
Full-Time Position (375 hours per week, some rotations include including: weekend and shift working)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Neurological rehabilitation Rotations in a service that covers Southampton City and the surrounding Hampshire region.

We offer a range of rotations within Neurological Rehabilitation within a post acute and community setting including;

  • Snowdon Neurological Rehabilitation Unit
  • Neurological Early Support Discharge Services – Community Stroke Team/Snowdon@Home
  • Neurological Rehabilitation Gym
  • Community Neurological Rehabilitation Team

We also offer opportunities to work with specialist clinicians in complex posture management, spasticity management, vocational rehabilitation, transition therapy and have strong research links.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic Senior Physiotherapist to join our service. The service is primarily located at Solent’ s Western Community Hospital. The successful post holder will rotate through the rotations on a yearly basis. They will work closely with the other multidisciplinary team members consisting of Physiotherapists, Rehabilitation Consultants, Specialist Nurses, Speech and Language Therapists, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Rehabilitation Technician and Administrative support.

The service is part of the Adults Southampton service line and you will be supported by Team leaders and Service Leads, you receive professional specific and CPD support. The post holder will have at least 2 years post graduate experience which would include some specific stroke/neurological clinical experience and evidence of working within a MDT and experience of service improvement projects or audits.

For further details/queries please contact:

Samantha Hemingway, Lead for Neuro inpatient therapies and ESD’s; ( Email address removed ) or ( Email address removed )  ( Phone number removed ) 

Mary Vincent, Lead for Community Neuro Rehabilitation Services; ( Email address removed )  ( Phone number removed ) 

Please note that should this post attract sufficient interest and we are inundated with applications, we may choose to close at an earlier date. We strongly suggest that you apply at an early stage. In order to keep administration costs to a minimum, the receipt of your application will not be acknowledged. If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected.

Applicants from the Solent NHS Trust whose posts are considered to be ‘At Risk’ will be given prior consideration for this post.

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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.

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