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We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Physiotherapist to provide maternity leave cover, to work at Marine Court in Littlehampton. You will be joining our team at an exciting time for us as we develop our services to ensure we are meeting the changing needs of our beneficiaries within the current climate of increasing long term and mental health conditions. If you are a band 5 physiotherapist and are looking for an opportunity to develop your skills in a forward thinking responsive sphere of healthcare then this could be an excellent opportunity for you, or you may already be in a band 6 role and are looking for a change.
As The Fire Fighters Charity we exist to support serving and retired fire and rescue service personnel and their families during their time of need. We recognise that no two people are alike, so work in partnership with our beneficiaries, tailoring our services to meet their individual needs to ensure the best possible outcome.
Equipped with excellent and up-to-date, purpose-built rehabilitation facilities, we offer a high standard of service and specialist knowledge, priding ourselves on providing a person centred, needs led integrated approach to meet the needs of the Fire and Rescue Service Community. This is a great opportunity to work closely and engage with people who truly appreciate what we do.
Physiotherapist (up to 12mth FTC to cover maternity leave)
37.5 hours per week
4 week rota, working 1 Saturday (weekend) day in 4
£32,548 per annum plus excellent benefits
Working in collaboration with Exercise Therapists and Psychological Therapists you will use your expertise to support the recovery of members of the Fire and Rescue Service Community through physiotherapy assessment, treatment and management both at our specialist rehabilitation centre and online through our digital platforms and apps. You will have substantive opportunities to be an active part of service development and audit and lead on areas that sit within this.
To be successful, you will:
- Have a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy or an alternative appropriate qualification in physiotherapy.
- Be a chartered physiotherapist, registered with the HCPC and a Member of the CSP
- Have a broad range of physiotherapy skills, including MSK
- Ideally have experience of supporting people with neurological and complex problems
- Have excellent communication skills and be adaptable & resilient to change.
In return, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, where you will be in a rewarding role helping the UK’s fire and rescue services community.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.
Closing Date: 9am on Monday 29 April 2019
The post is subject to a Enhanced Disclosure (Regulated Activity) and Barring Service (DBS) check. Please see our Recruitment and Employment of Ex-Offenders Policy for more information
How to apply
Applications are by way of a CV along with a covering letter clearly demonstrating how you meet the criteria for the role and can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the exciting work we do, the role please visit www.firefighterscharity.org.uk