An excellent, exciting new opportunity to be part of a new therapy led ward team.
We are recruiting static band 6 Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists to join the Ward 38 Integrated Nursing and Therapy Led team at James Cook University Hospital.
The post holders will be expected to have experience in acute and/or community care, and have gained experience across a variety of specialities to help manage patients with various acute and long term conditions.
The roles will support rehabilitation and holistic care as part of the ward establishment to enhance patient flow and effective discharge planning.
Staff may be required to relocate
Main duties of the job
The post holders will be expected to have experience in both acute and community care, and have gained experience across a variety of specialities to help manage patients with various acute and long term conditions.
The role will support rehabilitation and holistic care as part of the ward establishment.
Support and in-service training will be provided to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of the role. This post offers development in clinical and leadership skills and the post holder will be supported to attend relevant post graduate courses. We have an established and comprehensive training programme. There is also an expectation to actively participate in audit and research and the Hospital has close links with both the University of Teesside and Durham University.
Working for our organisation
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to:
After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.
Knowledge & Skills
Disclosure and Barring Checks (DBS)
It is now the policy of South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who are new to the Trust who require DBS clearance for the post they have been offered, are required to pay the cost of their DBS. The method of payment for this is via salary deduction from your first month’s pay.
Equality Diversity and Inclusion
We are proud to offer the opportunity for all of our workforce to join a number of Staff Networks. These include the Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Network; LGBT+ Network; Disability and Long Term Health Conditions Network, Faith Network, Childless not by Choice Network and the Menopause Support Group.
We welcome applications from applicants from all diverse backgrounds.
The Trust encourages and supports all applicants to be fully vaccinated against both COVID19 and influenza.
Please be aware, there are occasions where some vacancies may close prior to the closing date advertised. This will only happen where sufficient applications are received AND will be made evident on the job advert.
Please note if you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from so please ensure you check your emails regularly.
Existing employees of South Tees NHS Foundation Trust currently on the Redeployment Register, who meet the essential criteria for this post, will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to all other applicants.
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