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Advanced Specialist Physiotherapist

Band 7

Main area
Clinical Support
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time: 18.75 hours per week
Job ref
188-OTH1882
Site
Southampton General Hospital
Town
Southampton
Salary
£38,890 - £44,503 pa pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
22/01/2021 23:59
Interview date
03/02/2021

The Regional Cancer Care Therapy Team at UHS are looking to recruit a part time (18.75hours) Band 7 Physiotherapist. If you have a passion for Cancer Care, we want to hear from you!

ABOUT THE TEAM 

UHS is one of Europe’s largest teaching hospitals, a designated Major Trauma Centre and a Regional Treatment Centre for Cancer Care, covering Southern England and the Channel Islands. We are part of MDT for the Specialist Teenage and Young Adult Unit, one of only 17 Principal Treatment Centres in the UK.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

We have an exciting opportunity for a part time Band 7 Physiotherapist, with a keen interest in Oncology to lead our oncology therapy team ( in conjunction with an already established Band 7 PT and OT) within our Regional Cancer Centre.

The successful applicant would assess and treat oncology patients on the wards undergoing radiotherapy, chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants for haematological malignancies as well as patients with haemophilia.

The role also involves complex discharge planning for patients nearing the end of life, together with the development of appropriate links between hospital, hospice, rehabilitation centres and living at home and also lifestyle management through holistic and individualised assessment.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Excellent support will be given towards continual learning and professional/ personal development . The post holder would also be encouraged to undertake audit and research , lead on education and development  within the team and identify and implement service development projects

All staff are expected to work flexibly to support a 7 day service in order to maximise patient care.

Please ensure that you fulfil all the essential criteria and have read the Job Description before applying.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.               

As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.

UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

ABOUT OUR TRUST AND SOUTHAMPTON

UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care. 

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 03 February 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO APPLY

If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Rachel Devlin
Job title
Therapy Manager
Email address
Rachelk.devlin@uhs.nhs.uk
Telephone number
023 81204061

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