Specialist Physiotherapist - Integrated Assessment Team

£27,635 - £37,010
Town/City Kirkcaldy KY2 5AH
Payment type Per annum
Region Scotland
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference HH408/12/18AP
Type of employer NHS
Name of employer NHS Fife
Workplace Victoria Hospital

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Vacancy details




REF NO: HH408/12/18AP

SALARY: £27,635 - £37,010

BAND 6 - HOURS: 37.5 (5 DAYS OVER 7)

 We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated Physiotherapist with developed inpatient clinical skills to join our Integrated Assessment Team within the front door areas (Admissions Units and ED). This interdisciplinary team includes Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapist, Nurse Practitioners and Frailty Practitioners.  You must be flexible, and will be expected to fully participate in the teams seven day working rota, including a 12.5 hr shift pattern.

 You must be able to demonstrate a keen interest in fast paced assessments and clinical decision making within the range of areas covered by the general medical specialty, including elderly medicine; most specifically around the frailty agenda.  You must have significant previous inpatient experience preferably at Band 6 level. It is essential that you enjoy working as part of a cohesive team.  You will be expected to possess or will develop acute medical management skills.

 You will be expected to deputise for the Team Lead in their absence therefore experience of staff supervision/management would be beneficial. There will be an expectation to participate in clinical audit, quality improvement, in-service training, and evidence based practice.  There will also be an expectation to undertake the clinical supervision and appraisals of more junior staff as well as lead the supervision and development of undergraduate/pre-reg students.  Car sharing is available from Edinburgh and Dunfermline.

 For informal enquiries please contact Louise Kellichan, Team Lead Physiotherapist on 01592 643355 ext 21491.

 A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

 NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

How to apply

Application forms can be downloaded from www.jobs.scot.nhs.uk, saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.  Our email address is fife-uhb.recruitment@nhs.net   We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.  We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.



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