Senior Physiotherapist

Canterbury, Kent, England
CT1 3AA
Pay
N/A
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
16 Jan 2020
Closes
14 Feb 2020

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Physiotherapist to join our KMPT Physiotherapy team. We are in the process of redesigning and developing Physiotherapy services across all of our mental health inpatient wards and there are many new opportunities for developing physiotherapy practice and promoting the profession. The work is varied and involves assessing and treating in-patients at our Canterbury & Thanet sites. You will need to be innovative and be able to think out of the box to enable our patients to achieve their potential. You will be working alongside and have the support of a Physiotherapy Assistant Band 4, who will be able to carry out exercise programmes that you have prescribed. Regular clinical supervision will be provided by the Physiotherapy Team Leader. The Trust is committed to continuing professional development. The KMPT physiotherapy team have regular team meetings and opportunities for supervision, appraisal and informal peer support. Experience in mental health is advantageous but not essential, although you will need a board base of clinical knowledge and excellent assessment\/communication skills. KMPT Staff Benefits: NHS pension scheme Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits. Please see http:\/\/ Apply. Apply\/Pensions.aspx for more details. Annual leave for Agenda for Change O n appointment to NHS 27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service 29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service 33 days full time or pro rata if part time Plus bank holidays that's up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off! Medical staff have national Terms and Conditions.
Buying and selling of annual leave is also available as part of our flexible approach to staff benefits. Recommend a friend campaign If you already work for us you could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to any of the roles below and you can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals, Flexible working Covers job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help. Statutory and occupational maternity, paternity or adoption leave Dependant on length of NHS service Other paid\/unpaid leave This can be for Jury Service, Reserved Armed Forces, etc. This is paid outside of annual leave. Non paid leave for career breaks Staff Support KMPT offer a face to face counselling service for any issues not just work related problems. NHS discounts and shopping vouchers Staff can sign up to Red Guava, PS discounts and Health Service Discounts to receive a variety of discounts in travel, fashion, technology, mobile phone contracts, food and drink, days out etc. Learning and Development opportunities In addition to the mandatory subjects there are a number of leadership, management and staff topic areas, including coaching and mentoring. Induction.
KMPT is committed to supporting all new staff and this includes a comprehensive Induction programme. The duration of the programme is dependent on role and can be from 2 days to 4 weeks (not always consecutive days).
The Induction programme will provide an excellent opportunity for new staff to meet and engage with KMPT's subject specialists and will include the essential training required.
The programme may involve some travel to the various training venues across Kent and Medway, the main ones being Canterbury, Maidstone and Dartford. Lease car scheme Cycle to work scheme The list goes on.........! New starter bonus . At the Trust we really value our nurses and the skills they bring. To recognise this we offer a New Hire Bonus of £1200 pro rata for band 5 and 6 nursing staff. Probation Period . New employees external to Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust are subject to a six month probationary period. To deliver an effective service it is essential in some of our roles that you are able to travel between work bases in a timely manner. Production of false or forged documents\/qualifications in order to obtain employment is a criminal offence and will be reported to the Police. Disclosure and Barring Service Check .
Certain roles are subject to criminal record check called Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Therefore you will be required submission of completed Disclosure form to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service. In cases where we receive high volume of applications for a post, it may be necessary to bring the closing date forward. You are advised to submit your completed application for as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Due to high volume of applications received, it is not possible to respond individually

Ref: GM225A

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