Senior Physiotherapist - MSK Out-patients
Band 6 - £27,635 to £37,010 per annum
Plus £985 Distant Islands Allowance per annum
37.5 Hours per Week
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Are you up for a challenge? Would you like to experience working in a unique, remote and rural location of the UK?
The Physiotherapy Service of the Western Isles NHS Board is seeking an experienced Senior Physiotherapist who would like to join our small, friendly and dynamic Out-patient Team. You will be based in the Western Isles Hospital, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, where you will provide a Musculoskeletal Out-patient service. We have a small, well equipped Physiotherapy Department where you will be based. An essential requirement of this post will be evidence of post graduate experience, working towards specialization in, Musculo-skeletal Out-patients, and a realistic view of living and working in a remote island environment.
The Western Isles are a chain of islands lying off the north- west coast of Scotland. The Isle of Lewis is the largest of the Islands of the Western Isles, situated off the West Coast of Scotland. The Western Isles Hospital is a 170 bed hospital which is located in Stornoway, the largest town in the Western Isles (total population is 26,000). The Western Isles provide an excellent environment in which to live and work; housing costs and crime rates are relatively low. Outdoor pursuits are easily accessed; the islands are un-spoilt and have areas of outstanding natural beauty. Visit the website for more information).
For more information contact Sheila Nicolson, Physiotherapy Manager, Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2AF. Telephone numberor, or e-mail .
The successful applicant will be required to register with the PVG Scheme (Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme). This post is not eligible for relocation expenses.
All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the SHOW website: along with a job description and an application form.
Gheibhear bileag-tagraidh agus dealbh-obrach bho Roinn Feachd-obrach, Ospadal nan Eilean Siar, Rathad MhicAmhlaigh, Steòrnabhagh, Eilean Leòdhais HS1 2AF. Fòn.
Return completed application form in Word Format to or mail to; Human Resources Department, Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1 2AF. Paper copies can be obtained by calling Tel.
Closing Date: 24th August 2018 Ref No: WI2120
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