Job Title: Community Physiotherapist
Grade: Band 5, 6, or 7
Trust: Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust
Location: Newfield House, CV1 4NZ
Ward/Dept: Planned Therapies
Hours: Monday to Friday, 08.30-16.30 (ideally full time but part time can be considered)
Pay rate: Starting from £16.84
Placement Length: 3 months with potential to extend
Would you like to be part of a team whose core purpose is to make a positive difference to the health and wellbeing of people and communities who need services? Are you highly motivated and committed with excellent attention to detail and strong communication? If so, Coventry & Warwickshire are looking to recruit a dynamic, passionate, and experienced community physiotherapist to join their team on a long-term placement.
The postholder will assess and treat patients in their own homes with a variety of conditions including neurological, orthopaedic, musculoskeletal, frailty, care of the elderly, management of long-term conditions, respiratory and falls. Interventions will be patient centres focusing on specific goals with the patients completing onward referrals as required. The postholder will work as part of an MDT with OTs and therapy assistants with clinical supervision regularly provided to support with caseload management.
High levels of both written and oral communication are essential to this post with the ability to deliver or discuss difficult diagnosis and prognosis with tact, empathy, managing distressed or aggressive patients or carers/relatives. The post holder must be able to communicate accurate and sensitive information to patients, carers, and relatives as well as within their own team & colleagues. Written reports and discharge letters to GPs are also a requirement of the role.
- Grad Dip/BSc Physiotherapy
- HCPC registration
- Previous NHS experience
- Experience of community work
- Experience of working with patients with a wide range of conditions
- Driving license & access to car
In addition to experience, all Qualified roles will be required to provide evidence of:
• Relevant Qualifications
• Registration with the relevant Registration Body if applicable
About the Trust:
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of physical, mental health and learning disability services to children and adults across Coventry, Warwickshire, and Solihull.
We operate out of approximately 50 sites and provide inpatient, community and day clinics, as well as specialist services, to a population of about 1 million. On average, we see around 5,000 patients every day. Our services received an overall rating of 'Good' by the CQC .
We are proud that NHS England have named us a Global Digital Exemplar- one of only seven mental health trusts in the country to gain this status. This will allow us to transform patient care through new technologies.
Alongside other Trusts, local government and the third sector, we are part of the Coventry & Warwickshire Health and Care Partnership which is designed to integrate care and better meet local health and care needs now and in the future.
Who are NHS Professionals?
If a hospital cannot supply staff on a ward or area, due to increased demand, sickness, or common staff shortages, they need to call upon Bank staff. NHS Professionals works with Trusts to develop a 'Bank’ of highly skilled workers who want to work flexibly with the NHS.
Why NHS Professionals?
We value your skills, dedication, and commitment in supporting your local NHS organisation. We believe together we continue to deliver world-class healthcare service to our patients.
In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: -
- Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
- First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
- Dedicated consultants
- Flexible working options
- Free DBS and free training
- Build holiday allowance
- Support when you need it - 24/7 365 days
- Stakeholder pension scheme
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