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Specialist Physiotherapist

Job Description

Welcome to Humber NHS Foundation Trust and thank you for considering us as your choice of employer.

We take great pride in our staff and we believe that investing in ‘You’ is key in our ability and capacity to deliver high quality service and patient care across the east riding of Yorkshire.

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, enthusiastic specialist band 6 physiotherapist to join our Community inpatient ward at Beverley within the East Riding of Yorkshire, the community ward provides assessment and treatment for up to 30 patients in a modern purpose built hospital.

Interventions are focused upon step down from acute hospital care, step up from the community settings and palliation, end of life care, you will be a highly motivated individual who wants to be part of a team of clinicians delivering excellent care to people of the east riding.

You will want to develop your skills and an ability ensuring that care is holistic and person centered, working as part of a multidisciplinary team of nurses, therapists, doctors and social work. You will have developed advanced skills and knowledge to support patients to achieve their rehab goals where appropriate to support independence. The inpatient ward works in close partnership with the neighborhood care services and primary care

The successful candidate will also have excellent communication skills both verbal and written and an understanding of partnership working with statutory and voluntary agencies.

If you can demonstrate good communication skills, have the ability to plan and organize competent, evidence based clinical care delivery we want to hear from you.

Applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome to apply and will be considered alongside all other applicants. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA 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. Further information is available on the UK Border Agency website.

Please note that if there is a high volume of applications received we reserve the right to close this advert one week after it has opened.

For informal enquires, or to arrange a visit, please contact Claire Jones, Charge Nurse or John Armstrong, Lead Therapist on  ( Phone number removed )  Please do not ring this number for application packages.

Please note that if there is a high volume of applications received we reserve the right to close this advert one week after it has opened.

For those wishing to apply for the post on Secondment they must obtain their managers permission to do so before applying.

The ability to commute within the Trusts geographical area with access to the appropriate means of transport is essential.

You will also be asked to prove your Right to Work in the UK and complete Identification checks.

We will apply for a Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service for the successful candidate. Please note that you will be charged for this check.

Anyone applying for a position which involves a regulated activity will require an enhanced Disclosure & Barring check and that the disclosure will, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.

“Humber NHS Foundation Trust is positive about receiving applications from people with personal experience of mental illness and has mechanisms in place to support and guide potential job applicants”. Please see ‘Positive Assets’ link below for more information.

Humber NHS Foundation Trust are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, the Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.

Humber NHS Foundation Trust operates a strict process regarding the advertising of vacancies, details of which may only be reproduced with the written permission of the person authorised by the Trust to place the advert. Any orders obtained via unsolicited routes (including individuals not so authorised) will not be paid and the circumstances will be reported to the Trust’s Local Counter Fraud Specialist.

Please Note:

  • If you are successfully shortlisted we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from. Please ensure you check your emails regularly.

  • Successful Applicants will also automatically be enrolled onto the Trust Bank.

  • For Healthcare Assistant Posts: To enable you to understand and carry out your role safely and effectively, as of January 2016, all staff in Healthcare Support roles will be required to undertake the Care Certificate. You will be automatically enrolled and this generally will cover the first 12 weeks from your starting date. If you have completed the Care Certificate or have acquired suitable other Health and Social Care qualifications prior to joining HFT, then you may be exempt from undertaking this.

All posts are restricted to Humber NHS Foundation Trust ‘At Risk’ employees in the first instance, followed by those affected by change who are currently employed within the organisation. If the post has not been appointed to external applicants will be considered.

UK Registration

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