Senior Physiotherapist - Inpatient Orthopaedic's
Nuffield Health is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Inpatient Senior Physiotherapist to join the growing team at the Taunton Hospital (Full time or Part Time)
Where is the role based? -
This post is based solely at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital, Somerset.
What is the role and what does it entail? -
This post is for a Senior Physiotherapist, and will involve seeing a wide range of Orthopaedic patients on the inpatient wards in the hospital. The successful candidate will be responsible for working closely in a well structured and excellent MDT, and seeing patients who have recently had elective orthopaedic surgery. You will see patients who have recently had ACL reconstructions, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacements, Spinal Surgery, Shoulder Surgery and multiple foot and ankle surgeries just to name a few.
The role can be either full time or part time and will be between Mondays-Fridays. - Nuffield Health Hospital Physiotherapists run a weekend on call rota, and this is usually split between the team with the aim of weekend cover once every 6-8 weeks. This is paid at an enhanced rate.
The Main Clinical Duties and Responsibilities are to:
•Deliver excellent clinical care that is evidence based, Safe, Effective, Caring, Well-led and responsive to our patient’s needs.
•Ensure on-going monitoring of the standard of treatment provided
•Be compliant with all professional, clinical and integrated governance standards and participate in clinical audit and other quality assurance processes
Your Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Values
With a BSc in Physiotherapy or equivalent, you’ll be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. You will have evidence of further professional training and continual professional development, reflecting your desire to develop as a practitioner.
You’ll be a confident communicator with the ability to engage effectively with the general public and other healthcare professionals. With a commitment to the use of evidence-based practice, you’ll also be able to demonstrate excellent manual therapy skills.
We expect you to be a competent and confident IT user and to be well organised – you’ll have the ability to prioritise and deal with your varied workload in an effective and timely manner.
Why Nuffield Health?
At Nuffield Health, we help people live life to the full – not only our patients and clients, but our employees too. With our support, training, generous benefits package and respect for balance, you too can make the most of everything in life. This is an exciting time for us and it could be for you too. Our vision will help individuals achieve, maintain and recover to the level of health and wellbeing that they aspire to.
Key Employee Benefits
As a permanent employee you will be entitled to generous holiday and leave arrangements, a personal CPD budget for your own development, local in-service and development program, flexible pension options, Private healthcare and free gym membership, for more information all our benefits please see our website.
Nuffield Health is committed to equal opportunities in the recruitment, training, and development of our employees. We have a duty to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for disclosure on successful candidates. Unfortunately do not sponsor candidates for our Senior Physiotherapy positions.
We may change the closing date if we receive a high number of responses for this role.