Band 6 Rotational Physiotherapist

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Band 6 Rotational Physiotherapist
NHS AfC: Band 6
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Southport and Ormskirk
£26,302-£35,225 pa, pr
30/03/2017 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff. You can see what some of our staff have to say about working with us and learn more about our area and what we do by clicking on the youtube videos in the 'further links' section.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


Job title: Band 6 Physiotherapist – Rotational
Employer: Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Department: Community & Continued Care
Location: ODGH / SDGH / Community Sites
Salary: £26,302-£35,225

Job Type: Permanent - Rotational
Staff Group: AHP
Pay Scheme: AfC
Pay Band: Band 6
Working Pattern: 37.5 hrs which may include flexible (weekend and extended days) working and participation in the on-call respiratory service.

Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust is a progressive NHS Trust. It is committed to providing and developing innovative high quality services to the communities that it serves.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated, adaptable Band 6 Physiotherapists to join our Band 6 Rotational Physiotherapy Service at Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. Rotations are currently 9 monthly but we review length regularly with staff. We offer a variety of areas which include:-

Medicine and Surgery
Stroke Unit
Orthopaedic In patients (Trauma and Orthopaedics).
Queenscourt Hospice
Spinal Therapy Team from 2017 (new funding)

The variety of rotations make it an ideal place to further develop your career as a physiotherapist.

The successful applicants will have the opportunity to be involved in, and contribute to service developments and plans. They will be integral to the MDT, and work with colleagues to facilitate safe, seamless discharge through assessment, treatment and discharge planning with community colleagues. The Therapy and Rehabilitation Service is friendly and supportive place to work.

The successful candidates will be part of the respiratory on call rota and will be given appropriate training and support prior to joining it.

Applicants must demonstrate within their supplementary information how they meet the essential and desirable criteria as we use this to short list.

If you believe you have the skills that we are looking for and are ready for a positive challenge then we would love to hear from you.

You must have,
• Recognised Degree in Physiotherapy or equivalent
• HCPC Registration

We offer you,
• Excellent opportunities for professional development supported by our own programmes tailored to meet your needs.
• Clinical supervision in line with our supervision guideline
• Appraisal with review
• Opportunities to attend internal and external training linked with your personal development plan.

For an informal discussion or visit contact Caitlin Edwards Clinical Therapy Manager on 07471218592 or Heather Duff Clinical Therapy Manager on 01704 704940

No smoking policyAge positiveDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For an informal discussion or visit contact Caitlin Edwards Clinical Therapy Manager on 07471218592 or Heather Duff Clinical Therapy Manager on 01704 704940

If you have problems applying, contact

01704 704203