Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Senior Physiotherapist, Intermediate Care Services, Band 6

2 posts available

1x 37.5 hours per week

1x 22.5 hours per week

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is pleased to be offering an opportunity for an experienced Physiotherapist to be part of the Intermediate Care Services providing physiotherapy for all ICS pathways. There is opportunity to gain experience in rapid response, bed based rehabilitation and community rehabilitation providing physiotherapy intervention in order to prevent hospital admission or support clients in returning home. It is an integrated service, working with social care and other community services.

You must be a qualified Physiotherapist with a minimum of two years post registered experience at band 5 level. Experience of multidisciplinary / multi agency working is essential.

You will have the opportunity to develop your people management skills in supporting junior members of staff including assistant Practitioners and students.

You will have a commitment and passion for providing high quality patient care and promoting Physiotherapy within the Trust. You will have the drive and enthusiasm to be involved with service development and continued professional development.

The current Band 6’s within Intermediate Care rotate between the different service areas every 6 months, giving clinicians the opportunity to develop and share their skills and knowledge, this includes the Falls Service.

You will need to work flexibly to meet the demands of the service and be able to forge strong links with partnership agencies within Social Services and Acute Trust. You will join the weekend and bank holiday rota covering The Rapid Response component of the service.

Successful applicants will be asked to apply for a Disclosure (criminal record check).

The Trust is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible. We are committed to continued professional and career development of all staff.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Katie Taylor, Physiotherapy Team Lead, Intermediate Care on / .

Reference: 40884458

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