Senior Occupational Health Physiotherapist - band 7

Salary Unspecified
Town/City Redhill RH1 5RH
Payment type Per annum
Region South Central
Contract type Contract unspecified
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Type of employer NHS
Name of employer Senior Occupational Health Physiotherapist
Workplace East Surrey Hospital

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Senior Occupational Health Physiotherapist - band 7

Band 7

Main area: Occupational Health
Grade: Band 7
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time - 37.5 hours per week (n/a)
Job ref:326-2988195-AW
Site: East Surrey Hospital
Town: Redhill
Salary:£40,681 - £46,294 per annum including high-cost allowance
Salary period: Yearly
Closing:19/03/2021 23:59

We want to give you the best possible experience in the next stage of your career.

We strive to be the best place to work and the best place to be cared for. We pride ourselves on supporting our colleagues to thrive in their existing roles and to develop their careers with us.

That’s why we’re so proud that in the last staff survey our colleagues rated us the best in the country among comparable acute trusts when asked if they would recommend us as a place to work.

At SASH, you can access:

  • an attractive benefits package;
  • excellent training and development opportunities;
  • flexibility; and
  • an ethos built on team work.

About us

  • SASH is a major local employer, with a diverse workforce of c5,000 providing healthcare services to a growing population of around 535,000.
  • We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill.
  • We offer a full range of acute and complex services at East Surrey Hospital in Redhill, where we are the nearest trauma unit to Gatwick Airport.
  • We provide a range of outpatient, diagnostic and less complex planned services at The Earlswood Centre, Caterham Dene Hospital and Oxted Health Centre in Surrey, and at Crawley and Horsham Hospitals in West Sussex.

Recent achievements:

  • Rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission
  • One of the best performing Trusts in England
  • A National Patient Safety Awards winner
  • In the top 20% nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work and receive treatment
  • Our staff rate us the best in the country among comparable acute trusts when asked if they would recommend the Trust as a place to work
  • Our staff also rank us the best in the country among comparable acute trusts when asked whether care of patients is the organisation’s top priority
  • We achieved the top acute hospital score in the country for staff engagement in the last national staff survey
  • In 2019, we were crowned best dementia-friendly hospital in the country and shortlisted at the Health Service Journal Awards for organisation of the year.

Staff benefits

  • Our location: you can access beautiful countryside, historic towns and villages and bustling city life all nearby. With good schools, nature reserves and cultural attractions on our doorstep, and both London and Brighton easily accessible too, there’s something for everyone nearby.
  • On-site nursery
  • Free on-site car parking for staff
  • On-site Boots and WHSmith shops
  • Restaurant facilities
  • Full educational library services
  • Excellent rail and bus links
  • Metrobus, local bus operator offer all new staff one month's free travel to East Surrey Hospital when they first join (please visit the Metrobus website for details and terms and conditions)
  • Lockable storage for cycles
  • NHS pension scheme
  • A huge range of Health Service Discounts at hundreds of big brands from holidays to gadgets and restaurants to retail.

Senior Occupational Health Physiotherapist

Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and our staff tell us that we are a great place to work.

An exciting opportunity has recently arisen for a senior MSK Physiotherapist in Occupational Health to join our well established Occupational Health, Safety & Wellbeing team at Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. This is a new and exciting position; which has been developed to provide a high quality service to support the health & wellbeing of our staff.

We are looking to recruit an experienced therapist, who will develop and drive this new service forward, ensuring that we provide a proactive and timely service to our teams.

Our service sits within the Corporate Division and we support and deliver health and wellbeing initiatives in line with the wellbeing & national strategy. This post will be based at East Surrey Hospital in Redhill

This post is a permanent full time position at NHS AFC Band 7: 37.5 hours a week

The post will offer you a varied and challenging role with the opportunity to build on your existing experience as well as good training and development opportunities. You will need to hold:

  • BSc Degree in Physiotherapy
  • Evidence of previous experience and skills in teaching, leadership & service development

Clinical supervision and ongoing support will be provided via our Physiotherapy colleagues and MSK specialists within the Trust.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity please call Janette Barnes Associate Director- Occupational Health, Safety & Wellbeing on 01737 231631

We are proud of our diverse and inclusive workforce and actively encourage applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, race and ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process.

Successful candidates will be appointed to the first pay step within the band when they start with the Trust (unless they have previous relevant NHS continuous service), thereafter individuals will progress up the pay steps in accordance with NHS Agenda for Change (AfC) terms and conditions. For part-time roles you will receive a pro rata'd (proportional) salary payment based on the appropriate pay step/point and hours worked in accordance with AfC and all medical and dental terms and conditions.

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust operate a 24 hour 365 day a year service and all nursing, clinical and operational roles will require staff to work 24/7 shifts (if required) unless you are specifically advised otherwise as part of the recruitment process.

On rare occasions, some vacancies may expire before the advertised closing date.

How to apply

For an informal discussion about this opportunity please call Janette Barnes Associate Director- Occupational Health, Safety & Wellbeing on 01737 231631

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