Voted one of the best places to work by the Health Service Journal (HSJ), Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT) is one of a new generation of NHS community Trust's working across Hertfordshire.
We provide a range of health services for adults and children who live across Hertfordshire.
Our services are vast and range from school nursing and health visiting for children and young people, to district nurses, diabetes services, rehabilitation in community hospitals, as well as other specialist services for adults and children.
Our Trust provides a wide range of care in people's homes, children's centres, local health centres and in its community hospitals. We employ around 3,000 members of staff who are at the forefront of NHS care and support.
We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and encourage applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. We support staff to achieve a better work-life balance through a variety of flexible working arrangements. All applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum 'essential' criteria for the post as detailed in the person specification will be interviewed.
We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Trust Values underpin the work we do each day, and we welcome applicants who share the same values.
We are currently seeking a Physiotherapist at Band 5 level to join our rotational scheme. We offer excellent new graduate opportunities and experienced band 5's wanting to enhance their skills, with strong professional leadership and mixed rotations across East and North Hertfordshire. The post covers acute in-patients at Lister Hospital, Stevenage which includes respiratory care, including dedicated respiratory rotations with on call opportunities; orthopaedics; care of the elderly; stroke/hyperacute stroke unit; and medical rehabilitation. Our MSK rotations are based at Stevenage, Letchworth, Royston, Welwyn Garden City, Hertford and Waltham Cross with highly skilled, experienced senior staff to support.
You will be joining a substantial Band 5 workforce with excellent peer support. We are looking for sound clinical reasoning and communication skills, an ability to work within a team and to be able to use your initiative.
Hertfordshire is a very pleasant county with close proximity to London. There is an excellent transport system into London Kings Cross from Stevenage with fast trains taking 20 minutes and a good train service to Cambridge. Hertfordshire Community Trust has been voted one of the top 100 NHS trusts to work for in the country.
A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).
In addition to the basic salary, this post attracts a High Cost Area Supplement (in applicable locations) of 5% of basic salary subject to a minimum payment of £1,000 and a maximum payment of £1,733 per annum (pro rata where applicable).
For further details / informal visits contact:
Gemma Cranfield, Team Lead Apply