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.Team Lead Physiotherapist – Acute Therapy Team1 year Secondment/Fixed Term Contract covering SecondmentBand 7, 37.5 hours
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Band 6 or Band 7 Physiotherapist to apply a for a secondment/fixed term contract within The Acute therapy Team.
The post holder will be responsible for jointly leading the Acute Therapies Team to provide a high level, 7-day service to all patients within A&E, Clinical Decisions Unit (CDU) and Acute Medical Unit (AMU). They will work closely with the Band 7 Occupational Therapists, and alongside another Band 7 Physiotherapist. The successful candidate will be expected to carry a varied caseload whilst also supporting the therapists within this high-paced specialty. This will involve working effectively within the Multi-disciplinary Team, leading on complex assessments, discharge planning and ensuring safe onward referral.
The post-holder will be integrated into the Acute Therapy Service within UCLH NHS Trust and supported professionally to develop services. Clinically, support will be provided from the Acute Therapies Manager at UCH and from the MDT.
The successful candidate will be a dynamic and motivated Physiotherapist who can provide decisive and effective therapy input and can demonstrate leadership qualities, high level communication skills and a flexible approach when working under pressure. Applicants will need experience of working at Band 6 level within an acute NHS setting, including experience within all core physio specialties (neuro, respiratory and MSK/Outpatients). Good knowledge of discharge planning and community services will be essential for this role. Previous experience within community therapy teams would be beneficial.
At UCLH we are committed to delivering top-quality patient care, excellent education and world class research. You will be supported and actively encouraged in developing your leadership and clinical skills. This is a great opportunity to work and develop as an individual and as part of a team, gaining clinical and operational experience in a supportive environment.
Perspective applicants are welcome to arrange an informal visit prior to interview if they wish.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.This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.
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