Specialist Physiotherapist - Pain Management

£37,570 - £43,772
Town/City Gillingham ME7 5NY
Payment type Per annum
Region South East Coast
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference 275-1910SPPM-CM03
Type of employer NHS
Name of employer Medway NHS Foundation Trust

Other benefits

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious and dynamic environment; our employees are able to choose the coverage and supplemental benefits that best fit their needs and those of their families. Our excellent benefits package includes onsite childcare facilities, various salary sacrifice schemes and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Flexible working opportunities within the Trust are on the rise, giving employees flexibility on where, when and the hours they work. Timewise Power 50 awards celebrate the achievements of senior business leaders who work part-time, at Medway NHS Foundation Trust we are proud that one of our very own consultant anaesthetists was recognised as Power Part-Timers 2019.

Vacancy details

Specialist Physiotherapist- Pain Management Team

Division: Unplanned and Integrated Care

Care Group: Therapies and Older Persons

Band: 7

Salary: £37,570 - £43,772 per annum / pro rata

Interview date: Thursday 9th December 2019

Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved.

With strong leadership the day to day experience for our teams is a great one, staff are valued, excellent quality care is provided and the passion for continuous improvement is high.

As an employee at Medway NHS Foundation Trust you will be encouraged and empowered to be yourself at your very best through our ‘You Are The Difference’ programme. Our departments across the Trust will give you the opportunity to utilise and enhance your talents to assist us in the development of shaping the future of Medway NHS Foundation Trust.

We are recruiting for a Specialist Physiotherapist: Pain Management who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

The successful post holder will be expected to be a source of highly specialist advice, clinical expertise and teaching for Senior Physiotherapy colleagues, and other Health Care Professionals about the Pain Management Programme, the pain management approach and individual patient care

As a Specialist Physiotherapist: Pain Management you will ensure that you maintain and develop specialist skills in order to work in an extended, highly specialised role in the PMT, in using a multi-dimensional cognitive behavioural approach

The Specialist Physiotherapist: Pain Management will work in partnership with members of the MDT both internally and external to the organisation

In addition, you will provide an expert service to the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) team and other local services across the Kent and Medway area regarding the management of CFS/ME

As part of our ongoing commitment to professional development we are offering a number of apprenticeships and training opportunities in Leadership and Management, Business Services, Finance, Accounting and HR, Clinical Support Work, Research and Innovation, Nursing Associate and Assistant Practitioner alongside our in-house comprehensive clinical pathways.

The Trust has also engaged with the renowned Henley Business School to be able to offer MBA, MA,BA, Executive Education, Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes.

All of our learning programmes will support and encourage all members to be able to apply their learning immediately back into their working life. Our hope is that the education pathways will play a key role in enabling you to challenge the practices of the past and build capability for the future.

Our culture and values are what drives Medway NHS Foundation Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when you are completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.

Our values are Bold, Every Person Counts, Sharing and Open and Together. We are inspiring and ambitious, respectful and supportive, open and we speak up, we are inclusive and responsible.

To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.

For further details / informal visits contact:

April Thompson - Head of Therapies


Mobile: 07881 502462

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