Are you a newly qualified Physiotherapist seeking your first job working alongside a friendly and supportive team?
Or are you wishing to progress your career and areinterested in developing your Physiotherapy skills within the Musculoskeletal (MSK)service?
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a newly qualified Physiotherapist or a developing Band 5 Physiotherapist to join the MSK Physiotherapy service at Loughborough Hospital.
We are looking for someone who embodies the Leicestershire Partnership Trust values, who is motivated and responds well to supervision and isenthusiastic about the profession and willing to drive service improvement.
The team are excited to welcome a Band 5 and can provideyou with a supportive environment to help you develop your knowledge andskills. We can offer:-
An experienced team of Band 6/7 Physiotherapistson hand to support you day-to-day
Access to Clinical Leads and First ContactPractitioners
Regular clinical supervision and trainingsessions tailored to meet your needs
Trust preceptorship programme to help new graduateswith that transition from University into the workplace.
Career development opportunities to support youto take the next step in your career journey.
Free parking, 15 minute walk from the train station and regular bus routes.
We welcome applicants who are considering Return to Practiceand if you would like to learn more about this please get in touch.
Main duties of the job
To be responsible for providing a professionalPhysiotherapy service and managing an agreed caseload under the supervision ofSenior Physiotherapy staff
To provide Physiotherapy assessment and treatment to patientsutilising face-to-face, telephone and video consultations
Be able to prioritise your duties and manage your timewithin a busy MSK environment
Place patients at the centre of their care and promote acollaborative relationship using effective interpersonal and communicationskills
Be able to work well both individually and as part of thewider MSK team
Actively participate with Clinical Supervision andIn-service training as demonstrated through evidence-based practice
Be able to be flexible to meet the needs of the service
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
Here at LPT, our values are Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Trust, which we keep at the heart of everything we do.
We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.
Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the attached document titled Information for Applicants.
We will consider requests to work alternative hours or varied working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.
For all substantive roles, new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6-month probationary period (see Probation Policy).
All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.
For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.
Applicants at risk within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.
27 April 2023
Agenda for change
£27,055 to £32,934 a year
Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working
If you like what you’ve read and wouldlike more information on the duties and responsibilities of this role, pleaseclick onto the attached Job Description and Person Specification.
- Degree or Diploma in Physiotherapy or Final Year
- Student about to qualify
- Registration with the Health Care Professionals Council or pending qualification
- Team player.
- Resourceful and able to use own initiative.
- Able to communicate effectively with colleagues, patients, carers, outside agencies etc.
- Evidence of continuous professional development.
- Previous experience of working with the patient group.
Knowledge and skills
- Record keeping and report writing skills
- Commitment to Equality & Valuing Diversity Principles
- Understanding of Confidentiality & Data Protection
- Understanding of the service users of the Trust (which could
- include lived experience of conditions the Trust deals with or of receiving services relevant to those the Trust provides)
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).