At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.
This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.
Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.Acute Therapies Team Band 6 Physiotherapist, Acute Therapy Services
We have an exciting opportunity within the Acute Therapy Service at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for you to be a part of our Acute Therapy Team, covering Accident & Emergency (A&E), Emergency Day Unit (EDU) and the Acute Medical Unit (AMU).
We are looking for an enthusiastic Physiotherapist who can work autonomously and has the relevant knowledge, skills and motivation to help deliver and develop the Acute Therapy service within this fast paced dynamic department. This post would suit a Physiotherapist who has completed their core rotations and who is looking to gain experience, consolidate their knowledge and develop their skills in a senior capacity. You will be supported by Band 7 Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists, in addition to your peers.
At UCLH we are committed to delivering top-quality patient care, excellent education and world class research. As an integral member of the Acute Therapy Service you will be supported in developing your leadership and clinical skills, to actively participate in service improvement and integration with community services and other providers. You will provide high quality Physiotherapy input for patients, working autonomously and holding your own caseload. We work jointly with Occupational Therapists in all Therapy Teams and with all relevant members of our extensive multidisciplinary (MDT), including Discharge Coordinators, Nurses, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Social Workers, Medical colleagues and specialist external agencies. This is a great opportunity to work and develop as an individual and as part of a MDT.
The successful candidate will be a dynamic and motivated Physiotherapist, who can provide decisive and effective therapy input, excellent communication skills, a flexible approach and an ability to work under pressure, both as part of a team and independently. Any successful candidate will be expected to participate in 7-day services.
The organisation is fully committed to staff development. A robust supervision and appraisal system is in place in addition to in-service training.
University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is located right in the heart of London’s West End and is easily accessible with excellent rail, underground and road links.
This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. Therefore, if you intend to apply for this post, you are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.For further information, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Hayley McGuiness Clinical Lead for Emergency Services Apply All candidates for posts at UCLH are required to complete our values assessment.In the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert, please follow the link to the UCLH Values Assessment Tool. Once you have completed the assessment and scored highly enough, you will receive a certificate number. In order to start your application, you must copy and paste (do not type) your certificate number into your application form when requested.The certificate covers all applications you make to UCLH for 6 months - you do not need to take the test for each job application you make. After 6 months you may complete the assessment again.If you have lost your certificate number, you can have a reminder sent to your email address by accessing the Values Assessment Certificate Number Reminder tool in the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert.Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.