Highly Specialist Physiotherapist

Permanent | Wembley, ENGLAND | 3 months | Deadline: 03 Dec 2019
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£42,313 - £48,515 pa inc. HCAS

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London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Wembley Centre for Health and Care, Wembley London
£42,313 - £48,515 pa inc. HCAS

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWUH) is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country. Our team of more than 8,000 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of approximately one million people providing hospital and community services to the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

As well as delivering community services across four London boroughs from multiple sites we run major acute hospital services at:

  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country’s top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark’s Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for colorectal disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, which also offers a range of outpatient services and urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • Honesty
  • Equality
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Teamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Physiotherapist to join our newly integrated Rehab and Reablement Team. The post is within our Integrated Community Services and is based at Willesden Centre and Care. This is a great opportunity to improve your skills and experience within the field of rehabilitation through providing high quality, client-led, goal focused rehabilitation to patients in a friendly and supportive team.

Brent Rehab and Reablement is a multidisciplinary team integrated with Adult Social Care providing short term rehabilitation and reablement within the borough of Brent to patients in their own homes who have Neurological and general physical rehabilitation needs. You will be responsible for managing a caseload of varying diagnoses and complexity with support from a Band 8a Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist, whilst working as part of a team to ensure excellent standards of care to our service users.

The Physiotherapy structure consists of Band 5s through to 8a, and you will work with Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Care Assessors, Dieticians, and Rehabilitation Assistants, alongside Reablement Providers. The successful applicants will have an opportunity to gain experience in supervising junior staff and students, and opportunities to develop and progress their career through regular internal and external training. A framework of regular supervision including 1:1, peer supervision, appraisal and in-service training is in place.

The successful candidate will be required:

• To work as a qualified physiotherapist in a Multi-disciplinary integrated community Rehab and Reablement Team with Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Care Assessors, and Dieticians.
• To work as a qualified physiotherapist in a domiciliary / community setting
• To be an autonomous practitioner assessing patients, defining treatment needs in relation to physiotherapy and carrying out this treatment for own caseload, maintaining clinical records.
• To be responsible for own continuous professional development building on previous experience enabling further development of clinical and managerial competencies.
• To participate in audit.

The successful applicant will need to:

  • Have a valid, UK driving licence
    • Have experience as a band 6 in both acute and rehabilitation settings.
    • Enjoy the excitement of new styles of working
    • Have a dynamic approach to work and capable of working in a changing environment.

    The Trust Offers:
    • A post-graduate centre with excellent facilities, including a multi-disciplinary library
    • In-service training programmes
    Development through IPR and CPD

For further details / informal visits contact:

For enquiries please contact Rebecca Dall on 07387230707 / r.dall@nhs.net

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote the wellbeing and safety of all our patients and carers by acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately, according to the standards determined by our policy and procedures. All posts working with vulnerable groups will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check upon appointment and staff will need to give their consent for the Trust to receive regular updates on their criminal records status throughout their employment.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for certain posts, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. After the closing date we strongly advise you check the email account which is registered with NHS Jobs regularly. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted

Our employment checking processes require that all shortlisted applicants provide the contact details of their current HR Department. If shortlisted you will be sent an email reminder to present the contact details of your HR Department at the interview.

Please note the Trust uses identity checking software for verifying the authenticity of identity documents provided by candidates.

Please note, as per updated UKVI guidelines, from April 2017 candidates appointed to any role that we are able to request sponsorship for a Tier 2 (general) visa will be required to provide an overseas criminal record certificate for themselves and any adult dependents from each country that they have lived in consecutively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Further information on obtaining the criminal record check for time spent abroad can be found on the gov.uk website.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .

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