Specialist Physiotherapist

London, Greater London, England
£ 36481 - 44044 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
9 Oct 2019
8 Nov 2019

Job Description

The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

We are looking for Band 6 Physiotherapists to join us in our expanding and award winning services, which provides healthcare at home and prevents admission into our hospitals. You will be supported by our Senior Physiotherapy Leads and Clinical Managers and have access to professional support within Guy's & St Thomas' Foundation Trust (GSTT). This is an excellent opportunity for clinically supported development within a Trust that is clinician-led, and strives to provide the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its healthcare services.

Our Awards:
• Lambeth CCG Award Winner for 'Putting Patients First' - ERR 2016
• Lambeth CCG Award Shortlist for 'Putting Patients First' - SDT 2016
• Trust Award for 'Community Team of the Year'- ERR 2015
• Trust Award for 'The Patient Award'- ERR 2015
• Trust Award for 'Fit For the Future'- SDT 2015
• Trust Award for 'Community Services - ERR 2012

Our services:
The Enhanced Rapid Response and Supported Discharge Team (ERR / SDT) provides healthcare at home to adults aged 18 years and older who live in the boroughs of Lambeth or Southwark, South London. The people that we support have a range of diagnoses and clinical presentations, including falls, orthopaedic, respiratory, frailty and neurological conditions. We:
1. Prevent unnecessary hospital admissions
2. Facilitate the safe discharge of people from healthcare in hospital to healthcare at home
3. Provide intensive, short term multi- disciplinary rehabilitation and care support to promote functional independence.

Healthcare in the home is rapidly increasing and enables people to be treated at home where they are more comfortable. This helps us to provide a more holistic, well-rounded and bespoke healthcare service to the people we support.

Our professional offer to you:
As a Band 6 PT you will have an opportunity to:
• Develop your discipline specific skills, e.g. assess for suitable equipment, minor home adaptations, cognitive assessment
• Develop your skills in complex case management of clients beyond the scope of your traditional Physiotherapy practice
• Develop your skills in holistic assessment, problem solving and joint working with other health and social care colleagues, GPs, hospital teams and voluntary sector agencies
• Develop supervisory, leadership and service development skills
• Access appropriate GSTT leadership development training courses to support career development
• Support you to be involved in Physiotherapy clinical meetings
• Develop your skills in service development
• Provide you with a mentor

At GSTT, we are committed to providing you with:
• Professional expert advice, including access to our Professional Leads in our Community and Hospital settings
• An annual appraisal and personal development plan (PDR)
• Structured in-service development programs and regular supervision
• Support to undertake research, audit and service evaluation
• Training links to London Southbank and King's College Universities
• Support to develop your skills in preparation and presentation (for teaching)

Closing Date: 21/10/2019 Midnight
Interviews: Week commencing 28/10/2019
Both Full Time and Fixed Term (6 months) posts available
for further details

Vasileios Charalampidis, Senior Specialist Physiotherapist, Phone:  Apply, Apply
Naomi Cameron, Senior Specialist Occupational Therapist, Phone: Apply, Apply

Ref: LIS4936

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