It’s an exciting time for our Urgent Community Response (UCR) Service as we expand into the High Weald, Lewes, and the Havens (HWLH) area. We are recruiting to our new teams who will work with patients in their homes across the HWLH communities.
As part of our expansion, we are looking for Physiotherapists to join us, so if you’re a motivated and enthusiastic physiotherapist looking to be part of a supportive team and use your skills to provide excellent acute community care, we’d love to hear from you.
This is an amazing opportunity to become a member of the team as a physiotherapist working together to help patients stay in their homes, making sure they avoid unnecessary hospital admissions and supporting them through the first few critical days after they leave hospital. The focus of this role is delivering essential holistic assessment and treatment to patients with acute, diverse needs across the area.
Main duties of the job
In this role you will work with patients within their home providing acute clinical assessment, planning treatment and intervention for patients with a variety of conditions, identifying ongoing needs and appropriately referring to other longer-term services within the area. You will be a valued and supported member of the team, contributing to team decisions and partaking in regular in-service training.
If you are new to Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust, you will be given the opportunity our preceptorship programme, through protected time and regular clinical supervision with dedicated registered professional support. You will also join the Band 5 Rotation, developing your skills across different clinical areas.
You will need to able to drive with a full UK licence due to the geographic area covered by the team.
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Detailed job description and main responsibilities
We are a multidisciplinary team working flexibly to provide a seven-day service, 365 days a year, between 8am and 8pm. We deliver:
The team works closely with other services within Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust, as well as our acute and community partners, GPs, South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb), adult social care and voluntary and third sector organisations.
Further information is available in the attached job description and person specification.
If you would like to discuss this role or find out more, you can contact our Operational Team Leads, Jacqui Hilder and Jessica Poulton, by emailing -rs- .
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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.
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