An opportunity has arisen for an Advanced Physiotherapist (Band 7), who is motivated to enhance function and quality of life, whilst leading a dynamic integrated therapy team, to join the award winning Medicine for Older People’s team at University Hospital Southampton (UHS). If you are looking to showcase your clinical, managerial and leadership skills in the field of Medicine for Older People, this is the opportunity for you!
Our integrated therapy team offers specialist services treating adults living with frailty, with a variety of pathologies through an existing 7 day service. Our therapy team is a valued part of an expansive MDT, priding itself in delivering patient centred care whilst embedding the #endPJparalysis principles. The entire MDT strives to be at the forefront of innovation and development. Support will be given towards your continued learning, personal and professional development, with funding opportunities available for external education.
You can read an overview of the main duties of the role in the section below: Job Description and Main Responsibilities.
To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents attached.
As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. 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.
We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
Access to a range of educational opportunities internally and externally
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
The successful candidate will have a broad range of relevant clinical experience and be able to demonstrate a real passion for the care of older people. They will have a specialist interest in medicine for older people and be able to demonstrate highly specialist clinical and leadership skills in this area. The ability to treat patients with care, compassion and dignity is imperative, as well as excellent prioritisation and time management skills. An understanding of working in the acute setting is essential, and recent NHS experience is desirable. If you are a dynamic and enthusiastic Physiotherapist we would love to hear from you!
Please ensure you fulfil all the essential criteria and have read the Job description before applying.
We would encourage contact ahead of application. If you would like some more information about the post, please contact 02381 206725 or 07585 961889 Rachael Leyland Division B Therapy Manager for a friendly discussion.
Interviews will be held on Monday, 11 October 2021
Should you have any queries, please use the contact details below to get in touch.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.