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Static Vascular Physiotherapist

Job Description

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

Salary scale £26,302 to £35,225 pa
1875 Hours

OUH NHS Foundation Trust Hospitals

We are looking for a dynamic, highly motivated physiotherapist to join our Vascular Therapy Team. The post holder will carry an inpatient caseload working with patients from the Thames Valley who have undergone vascular and amputation surgery, carrying out assessments and treatment plans to facilitate discharge.

The Vascular Therapy team is fully integrated with both Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy leads and has established very strong links to the Prosthetic Service at the OCE as well as local hospitals within the Thames Valley. This post will offer you an excellent opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, friendly and learning environment.

There may also be opportunity to expand and consolidate your knowledge and skills in the surgical emergency unit.

For this post, some prior experience in this area is desirable. You will also need to have a sound basic knowledge of cardio-respiratory physiotherapy, high levels of professionalism and strong communication skills to work effectively in this role.

You will be actively encouraged to participate in CPD, research and audit, service development and supervision and teaching of junior staff the wider MDT including students from Coventry and Oxford Brookes Universities.

If you are interested in joining the Vascular and Emergency Surgery team then please contact Sarah Holden; Physiotherapy Team Leader, Emergency and Vascular surgery on  ( Phone number removed ) /743489 or Bleep 6127 (via Switch  ( Phone number removed ) ) for more information or to arrange an informal visit.

Advert Closing Date 10/11/2016
Interview Date 16/11/2016

No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

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Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.

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.

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