Lead Respiratory Physiotherapist

18 Feb 2021
18 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
Band 7

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • Over 5,000 full and part time staff, with 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • Flexible working patterns offered across our services
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
  • Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and committed Respiratory Physiotherapist to join the dynamic and innovative Community Respiratory team in Newhaven. Applicants should have a specialist interest in working with respiratory patients and have significant experience in this area.

The aim of this post is to support patients in the community with a diagnosed respiratory condition such as COPD, ILD and Bronchiectasis, and help them manage their condition on a day to day basis. As well as providing home visits to patients, the successful applicant will be responsible for supervising junior colleagues, leading on the pulmonary rehabilitation service and physiotherapy service arms, and continuing to support the development of the service.

Applicants must be HCPC-registered and able to demonstrate up to date knowledge of working with respiratory patients, and possess a broad range of experience working within the NHS. Good time management, leadership and organisational skills are also essential requirements of this post.

It is essential that applicants hold a full UK driving licence and have a car available for work, as the successful applicant will be required to undertake home visits.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. If you have not heard from us within two weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please ensure that you check your emails, including your junk folder, on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically as well; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

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.

Documents to download
  • JD and PS ( PDF , 506.0 KB )
  • JD and PS ( PDF , 506.0 KB )
  • Staff Benefits Brochure ( PDF , 484.5 KB )

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