Highly Specialised Physiotherapist

Uxbridge, ENGLAND | 4 months
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Acute Medical Unit

Highly Specialised Physiotherapist

Band 7 Salary: £37,886-£47,705 per annum incl of HCAA

Permanent - 37.5 hours per week

Applications are invited from enthusiastic candidates for a Specialist physiotherapist to work within the Hillingdon Acute Therapy Team on our recently rebuilt Acute Medical Unit.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in working within an integrated therapy team and continue to develop strong multidisciplinary working within a dynamic acute setting. There is scope to continue to develop new services and formulate new care pathways for patients within a supportive and friendly department and with our Hillingdon partnership.

This post would suit a therapist with extensive acute experience working on an AMU. A strong background in frailty and knowledge or previous experience working in a community setting would be highly beneficial.  Ideally they should have a strong respiratory knowledge base, good clinical assessment skills and experience working as an autonomous practitioner. 

The appointee will join the existing multi-disciplinary team, and work in conjunction with their therapy team across Medicine, Surgery and Orthopaedics. The post holder will work collaboratively with healthcare professionals and stakeholders involved in the provision of integrated care, to ensure joined up care for patients across acute, community and primary and secondary care settings.  A collaborative approach ensures a comprehensive patient centered service is provided. 

As a Senior therapist you will be expected to play an active part in the development of the service and promoting evidence based practice, alongside regular audit and teaching / supporting within the department.

You must be HCPC registered as a Physiotherapist. The ideal candidate will also be a member their professional body. They will be hard working, adaptable, demonstrate initiative and self motivation and have a commitment to lifelong learning and continuing professional development

The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (THHFT) is located in North West London with services at both Hillingdon and Mount Vernon Hospitals. The Hospitals have approximately 500 beds and serve a catchment population of 350,000 people. THHFT is ideally situated within the M25, only 18 miles from central London and within easy reach of the main motorway networks and major airports. A job description is available on NHS jobs.

Interview date: 24th February 2020

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