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This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Early Supported Discharge Service (ESD) for Stroke in the East Cornwall team based at Bodmin Hospital.
We are looking for a Physiotherapist to join the ESD team to provide a five day rehabilitation service within a Stroke survivor’s home environment, facilitating early discharge from Acute and rehabilitation Stroke Units.
This is a key post in the ESD team. Good communication, stroke rehabilitation skills, and ability to work autonomously are essential. You will also need to have good time management prioritisation skills, and flexibility to work across the East or West of Cornwall with use of own vehicle.
Candidates applying for this post must have a good grounding in post graduate rotations and have experience in stroke assessment and rehabilitation. You will need to be confident in your assessment skills, able to formulate rehabilitation programmes, evaluate goals with appropriate outcome measures, and facilitate appropriate discharge plans and onward referrals from ESD. This will include cross agency working e.g. Department of Health and Social Care, District Therapy Teams, Stroke Specialist Therapists, Stroke Co-ordinators and voluntary agencies.
You will be required to provide team training and offer supervision to more junior staff and students, assisting audit of service and data gathering as delegated by Clinical Leads.
You will be integral to the team and have a key role in its delivery and assisting the Clinical Lead in service delivery and evaluation. You will have support from the Clinical Lead in ESD and the Clinical Leads based on the Acute Stroke Unit with access to supervision and in-service training opportunities.
This is a Part time post working 26 hours per week until 24th February 2017
For further details / informal visits contact:
For further information please contact Aisling Durkin Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist Royal Cornwall Hospital on ( Phone number removed ) (between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.)
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 Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post.
Benefits include optional pension and life assurance. The Trust has a dedicated Childcare Co-ordination Team who can support and advise staff on childcare related issues.
We are committed to ensuring our staff are developed, engaged and supported to work in different ways to support a changing environment in which we operate and deliver services
The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust is a non-smoking organisation. Smoking will not be permitted on any of the sites.
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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.
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.
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