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Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
The Trust comprises two hospitals: Southport & Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk & District General Hospital.
The hospitals are fully supported by comprehensive paramedical services and other support services.
Closed for applications on: 8-Jul-2022 00:01
Vacancy status: Closed
Closed for applications on: 8-Jul-2022 00:01
- Southport & Ormskirk District General Hospital
- Town Lane
- PR8 6PN
- Major / Minor Region
Contract type & working pattern
- Full time - 37.5 hours per week (weekend working; Respiratory on-call)
- £32,306 - £39,027 per annum
- Salary period
- (NHS AfC: Band 6)
- Main area
- Senior Physiotherapist - Medicine & Surgery
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.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a skilled and dynamic Physiotherapist to join Southport & Ormskirk District General Hospital as a Band 6 Physiotherapist within Medicine and Surgery.
This is an excellent opportunity for a Physiotherapist to enhance their clinical and leadership skills, within a supportive multi-disciplinary team and also to continue to expand upon their clinical skills within this core speciality.
Assess and treat own caseload of patients within a variety of settings, applicable to the clinical area.
Undertakes training inclusive of audit and evaluation. To be involved in the training and supervision of student Physiotherapists.
To work as an independent practitioner as part of a wider MDT, in the assessment and management of complex patients, utilising clinical reasoning and a variety of evidence-based, expert skills.
To ensure a regular review of the caseload within a patient centred goal setting model and make decisions regarding own capacity against patient complexity and prioritising as appropriate.
To employ excellent communication skill to enable patients, families and carers to understand and engage in intervention and demonstrate skills in motivating patients.
To provide leadership, supervision and training to band 5 staff and therapy assistants.
Working for our organisation
Our Allied Health Professionals workforce are a friendly and welcoming group of staff, and we encourage that professionals join us in incorporating the Trust SCOPE values into their daily practice.
Our therapists are an integral part of the MDT based across specialist areas throughout the hospital. We aim to embed a positive culture of continual professional development; with roles which enable professionals for further opportunities of successful career progression within our Trust.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For more information, please see attached Job Description.
Advert date: 22/06/2022
Closing date: 07/07/2022
Shortlisting date: 08/07/2022
Interview date: 19/07/2022
Please apply on-line and expect all future correspondence relating to your application via e-mail. This includes 'Invitation to Interview', so it is important you check your e-mail account on a regular basis.
Trust policy is that we do not pay interview expenses.
Should your application be successful we will require a reference/references covering a minimum period of 3 years from your current/most recent employer. Wherever possible provide an e-mail address for your referees.
If you are shortlisted we are required to check your documents to establish both your identity and your right to work in this country at interview. We require at least one item of photographic documentation. A list of acceptable documents can be viewed in "Further Links".
Non EEC Overseas candidates wishing to apply would require immigration sponsorship. You can self assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post. Please follow the link at the bottom of the advert to the UKBA website.
You will be required to complete a 'Declaration of Fitness to Practice' form if the post requires a DBS, and return it prior to interview. Trust policy is that we charge successful applicants for all DBS fees.
In submitting an application, you authorise Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT process or paper Staff Transfer form, should you be appointed.
We reserve the right to close the job early should we receive a high volume of applications.
We are unable to respond to all applicants. If you are selected for interview you will be advised within maximum of four weeks.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
- Clinical experience and skills relevant to this post
- HCPC Registration
- Relevant post graduate CPD to this clinical speciality
- Qualified Physiotherapist or equivalent
Teaching / Training
- Teaching / training for student support demonstrated
- Clinical Educators course / or equivalent
- Clinical Leadership experience demonstrated
- Experience of working with computer system such as (excel/word/outlook)
- Experience of working in a wide range of clinical settings with evidence of understanding the role within the NHS
- NHS Computer systems experience such as Medway
- UK driving license and access to own vehicle
Further details / informal visits contact
- Samantha Bennett
- Job title
- Clinical Therapy Manager
- Email address
- Telephone number