Band 6 physiotherapist
Are you looking for a new challenge?
Why not come and join our supportive and friendly therapy team working in Inpatient Intermediate Care in East Sussex?
We have a full-time position available for a band 6 physiotherapist based at our Uckfield inpatient facility. This post would suit an enthusiastic and innovative person, who is prepared to meet the changing needs of the population we serve, and provide high quality care where it is needed. Our caseloads are varying and challenging and you will use a range of skills to treat patients presenting with a variety of conditions, including stroke, cardiac, respiratory, dementia, and frail elderly.
We have 2 further inpatient facilities at Crowborough and Lewes. Our teams work across the 3 sites to provide rehabilitation in order to support those patients unable to be discharged directly home from the acute hospital and also to prevent acute hospital admission. Each site has a team of experienced Occupational Therapists and Rehabilitation Support Workers, as well as supportive Team Leads.
This position would suit someone keen to step up into a Band 6 role and has an interest and experience in rehabilitation or intermediate care. You will have the opportunity to supervise staff and students and develop leadership skills. You will be expected to assist in shaping future clinical practice of the therapy team. There is supervision from the Physiotherapy Team Leads, and training opportunities both locally and within the Trust, with all staff encouraged to be up-to-date and proactive with CPD.
Car owner/driver desirable.
Previous applicants need not apply.Applicant requirements You must have appropriate UK professional registration. This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.