Emergency Physiotherpay Practitioner | University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Burton Upon Trent, DE13 0RB
5d ago
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Emergency Physiotherapy practitioner & Outpatient Physiotherapy team based at Queens Hospital Burton Site.

This role is 12 months fixed term to cover adoption leave initially with potential for a full-time position to be advertised pending successful business case approval.

You will work alongside a variety of Physiotherapists, Senior Physiotherapists, Assistant Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Clinical Specialists, Advanced Practitioners, a Consultant Physiotherapist, Orthopaedic MDT and ED medical and ENP team.

We are a forward thinking, innovative and passionate Therapy team and our vision is embedded in the Trust’s PRIDE values.

Candidates must be highly motivated with the drive to deliver high quality patient care. Successful applicants would need to be able to work flexibly to deliver a 7 day ED EPP service, including some weekend and evening shifts.

Candidates should possess Grad Dip. Phys or BSc and SRP, relevant post graduate education including relevant MSc module or able to demonstrate the equivalent knowledge in MSK including acute care / minor injuries management.

Candidates must also have a broad based NHS clinical MSK experience at a band 6 level and skills in X-ray MSK / Trauma interpretation

You will be expected to demonstrate specialised assessment skills on a diverse and complex caseload, with a proven ability to provide a working diagnosis and develop an individualised treatment programme.

Our service covers secondary care referrals (Orthopaedics, rheumatology & ED), primary care referrals, post operative referrals and staff referrals.

You will work several shifts in the minors section of ED based at QHB and the rest of the time in MSK Physiotherapy Outpatients,(predominantly lower limb).

For the ED aspect of the role experience is desirable but a full induction, relevant training and competency assessment will be completed before working independently in the role.

What’s in it for you?

  • A focus on patient choice, quality of care, a varied caseload
  • ED training / competency assessments
  • Clinical leadership & support
  • Operational Managerial support
  • The opportunity to participate in audit / service development / research
  • The opportunity to teach and promote the health and well being of patients and carers
  • Service commitment to CPD
  • Structured appraisal and clinical supervision
  • Administrative and clerical support
  • Clinical Educator training & participation
  • Learn to teach, supervise & develop other Physiotherapy staff
  • The opportunity to work with the team to provide Health & Wellbeing for staff across the TrustTherapy Services are committed to excellence in quality, effective and safe patient care, combined with strong clinical leadership, to deliver the best experience for our patients and workforce.
  • In return we will offer :

  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development, together with an opportunity to work across some or all of our 5 sites depending on specialty
  • Support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond
  • Friendly, supportive and caring colleagues
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes
  • Key facts about our Trust :

  • Every day our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day the 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients every day
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day
  • We employ 12,000 staff across our 5 hospital sites
  • We have a Director of Allied Health Professionals who is committed to provide leadership, progression and direction to AHPs
  • Closing Date : 19 March 2020

    Interview Date : 30 March 2020

    This advert closes on Thursday 19 Mar 2020

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