Physiotherapist - Band 6
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust
The closing date is 30 March 2022
"Please note: We offer relocation packages"
Physiotherapist Band 6 (Full time / Part Time)
Welcome to Coventry!
We are based in a bustling cosmopolitan, culturally diverse city in the centre of England, easily accessible to all major cities.
We love what we do and we believe you will too!
If you are a Physiotherapist looking to develop your rehabilitation and leadership skills and broaden your clinical experience in a wide range of conditions, then this is the post for you.
Our patients tell us that we make a difference to the quality of their lives and you are now able to apply to become part of our team and achieve value-based job satisfaction too.
We are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for a Physiotherapist to work within the Urgent and Reablement Therapy team. The team meet patients earlier in their rehabilitation journey, preventing admission to hospital and facilitating discharge home; delivering rehabilitation where it matters the most!
You will join our dynamic team of therapists who strive to understand what matters to our patients; enabling patient centred care to achieve their goals. Your support will enable our patients to understand more about what has caused their health decline and engage them in meaningful rehabilitation that encourages self-management effecting long term outcomes.
Successful appointment will enable you to become embedded into existing therapy teams with access to strong clinical leadership and established peer group support.
Main duties of the job
For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.
You will be able to assess patients in their own homes facilitating admission prevention and discharge facilitation
You will be guided by a highly experienced clinical lead therapy leads, included in effective peer support, participate in a robust in-service training programme and given opportunity to contribute to and lead service improvement.
You will be able to provide timely assessment of the patient's needs, establish effective clinically reasoned treatment plans; setting appropriate patient-centred goals and enable ongoing management through delegation and onward referral.
Caseload management is supported by delegation to dedicated Assistant Practitioners and Technical Instructors. You will be integral to support the development of our unregistered workforce.
As part of Out of Hospital Services and Urgent Community Response our therapy team work collaboratively with our Advanced Clinical Practitioners, Clinical Practitioners, District Nurses, Care Navigators, Care Support and local General Practitioner's.
You will support a 7day working roster, with expectation that urgent shifts cover an 8 - 2000 hours offer.
Car Driver essential
Your development will be enabled through monthly one to one/clinical supervision and values-based appraisal.
Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.
Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services. We see on average around 5,000 patients every day.
Our Trust vision and values make CWPT a Great Place to work, to care and be cared for. In support of your application we are interested to understand about the impact your qualities, skills and experience will make, both to patient care and the team. We want to learn how your values shine through to personify this and how your potential to make a real difference can be embedded into our services.
The Job Description and Person Specification are located in the Supporting Documentation link to the right of the screen.
Please note Trust interviews are currently taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.
- BSc Physiotherapy
- HCPC Registration
- Evidence of post-graduate education
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
- Good written communication
- Knowledge of health and safety requirements
- Evidence of on-going personal development (e.g. portfolio)
- Significant post graduate clinical experience with good basic training/post graduate rotations (or within a community / intermediate care setting)
- Evidence of good generalist skills
- Experience of working in a community environment
- Evidence of working in a multidisciplinary team
- Demonstrates an understanding of clinical governance in relation to Physiotherapy
- Experience in falls prevention
- Car owner / driver
- Anti-social hours/flexibility
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.
How to apply
To apply, please click 'Apply for this vacancy'.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website