Advanced Physiotherapist – Pain Management Allied Health Professionals
University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay (UHMB)
Lancaster GB
1d ago

Due to staff promotion, we are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join our team.

If you’re the type of health professional who truly has the patient at the heart of everything you do and you want to work in a Trust that shares your values and is going places, then this might just be the perfect role for you.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and forward thinking Physiotherapist, who is keen to develop quality services and best practice in Pain Management working closely with the multidisciplinary team.

We would welcome applicants with innovative and creative ideas, who will support the development of this service. You will provide clinical leadership in Pain Management Physiotherapy in an outpatient setting across the Royal Lancaster Infirmary & Queen Victoria Centre with responsibility for the planning, delivery and evaluation of the service provided on a day-to-day basis.

Ideally we require a Physiotherapist with experience in the management of chronic pain conditions, multidisciplinary working and have broad MSK experience.

However, if you have an interest in chronic pain conditions and have a good MSK background, we would be happy to support your development in the role.

Ideally, candidates should have an interest in and some knowledge of Cognitive Behavioural Treatment’ and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy’ approaches in reference to chronic pain conditions.

Candidates should also have outpatient experience assessing and triaging complex pain patients and delivering appropriate evidence based treatment.

We are happy to consider applications from physiotherapists who wish to develop in to the role. Training will be supported by study leave and course funding for key modules related to pain management.

The role will also include supporting the Team Managers in the management, organisation and development of Physiotherapy services.

We operate flexible working and we are happy to discuss options for working the 18.75 hours.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust (UHMBT) wants to provide sustainable high quality medical services that fit with the Better Care Together integrated model of care high quality specialist hospital services wrapping around community based teams to deliver responsive specialist expertise within both acute hospital and community settings and helping to keep people well and to manage their long term conditions closer to home.

We work as a multi-disciplinary team and you will have the opportunity to contribute to service improvement, helping to develop and improve our pathways of care for our patients.

As a Trust we actively support you to develop your knowledge and skills via our Annual Development Review programme and you will have the opportunity work with a team of experienced Specialist and Advanced Physiotherapists.

We offer a clinical in-service training programme and Band 5 Physiotherapy Peer Support group.

The Trust is rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission and as Outstanding for caring which puts us amongst the top rated Trusts in the country.

We welcome applications from experienced physiotherapists who are motivated to maintain and develop these standards of care.

In addition to UHMBT being a Trust that is striving for excellence, the geographic location of the Trust has an amazing amount to offer.

The Lake District, also known as The Lakes or Lakeland, is a mountainous region in North West England. It is famous for its lakes, forests, mountains and fells.

The Lake District is home to a great variety of wildlife. The lakes and mountains combine to form impressive scenery, so if you are a hiker, mountain biker, fell walker or just enjoy being in the great outdoors then this is the place for you.

You won’t just reap the professional rewards working for UHMBT. Based on the edge of the Lake District, we really do have it all sensational views, educational opportunities for all ages, affordable housing, and easy access by road and rail to Manchester, Liverpool and beyond.

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff).

This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

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