A vacancy has arisen at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Margate for a Band 6 therapist to join our team.
This is a new post and will be involved with providing rehabilitation to people with long term conditions in an out patient setting. We are looking for a physiotherapist with demonstrable experience and interest in this speciality.
As a Band 6 Therapist you will be part of a Therapy team comprising of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and support workers with grades ranging from Band 3 to Band 8a.
This post also has strong clinical links with the services at William Harvey and Buckland Hospital with cross site in service training and service development. Regular supervision, performance reviews and Continued Personal Development, both locally and nationally, are actively encouraged.
There is an expectation that all staff will take part in the orthopaedic out of hours service and the respiratory on call service. We are constantly reviewing our services and there is a likelihood that we will be working towards seven day working in the future. There is ample opportunity to develop clinical supervisory skills as we regularly take students.
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There are lots of great opportunities at East Kent Hospitals, where staff are caring and put patients first, innovation flourishes and you can develop your career. A medical school will be opening in east Kent in 2020 with 100 training places a year. The Trust fully supports the SAS Doctors Charter and is committed to their development through its CPD Framework. To find out more about east Kent visit our website.
We’ll close this job advert once we’ve received sufficient applications which may be before the closing date so please apply as soon as possible. We only accept online applications. If you have any difficulty with this please contact our Resourcing Team on 01227 866450 who are happy to help.
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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.
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