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Specialist Physiotherapist

Job Description

The Rehabilitation and Therapy Service part of Guys and St. Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, Adult Community Services is looking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic Band 6 Community Physiotherapist. The Pathway covers both the Boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark.This is an excellent opportunity for a Band 6 physiotherapist or an experienced Band 5 Physiotherapist.
Applicants should have experience of delivering high quality; evidence based rehabilitation to older persons with complex needs, multiple co-morbidities and falls. The post holder will be required to support service developments and show flexibility when adapting to and leading change.
The post holder will work alongside a multi-disciplinary team to implement timely and person-centred assessments and rehabilitation. The role includes partnership working across teams within the Rehab and Therapy Services and other agencies within primary and secondary health and social care.
Excellent communication skills and an ability to prioritise a large caseload of complex patients are essential.
The post holder will be required to contribute to the 7 day therapy service on the Pulross Intermediate Care Ward.

**Interviews to be held on 23rd November 2016**

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Anna Castelli, Clinical Pathway Manager on  ( Phone number removed ) , ( Email address removed ). Charlotte Williams, Clinical Pathway Manager on  ( Phone number removed )  ( Email address removed )

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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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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