Band 6 Static Physiotherapist for Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiology
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
4d ago

Band 6 Static Physiotherapist for Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiology

NHS AfC : Band 6

Main areaCardiothoracic SurgeryGradeNHS AfC : Band 6ContractFixed Term 9 monthsHours22.5Job ref382-PHYS25-19 SiteBlackpool Victoria HospitalTownBlackpoolSalary£30,401 -

£37,267Closing26 / 07 / 2019 23 : 59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients.

We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017 / 2018.

  • As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents it’s not just a good place to work;
  • it’s a great place to live . In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower.

    Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade.

    Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.

    Our strategic vision for 2020 is :

    As a high performing Trust, operating as part of an integrated care system, we will provide high quality, safe and effective care.

    This will be achieved in a financially sustainable way, through our skilled and motivated workforce .

    We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and well-motivated Physiotherapist to join us temporarily to cover maternity leave for 12 months in the Physiotherapy Department at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

    The 9 month fixed term post is static on Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiology which will cover Cardiac Intensive Care and the Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiology Wards.

    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. Flexibility is also necessary as the post requires weekend working on a rota basis.

    Postgraduate experience in respiratory physiotherapy and critical care is essential, with cardiothoracic surgery experience desirable.

    The department in turn has a robust support network and a strong focus on the continuous professional development of staff.

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