Physiotherapist (rotational)

19 Nov 2020
29 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust strives to deliver excellent care at the heart of the community. We are rated "good" by the CQC and have values of achieving ambitions, delivering excellence, working together and compassionate care. These demonstrate our belief in both person-centred care and staff development and we offer a supportive and innovative environment in which to start or develop your physiotherapy career.

We are looking for skilled, enthusiastic, highly motivated Band 5 Physiotherapists to join our Brighton and Hove community rotation. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A driving licence is required as you will need to travel across sites and work in the community.

In this role you will be involved in:
  • Delivering high quality, individualised, evidenced-based care to all patients
  • Maintaining confidentiality, privacy and dignity of patients
  • Learning, developing and adapting to change evidenced in continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Operating in a team and contributing to team decisions
  • Managing your own caseload and prioritising
  • Teaching of patients, carers and peers
  • Maintaining accurate records in line with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy standards

During each six month rotation you will be supported by Band 7 and Band 6 colleagues with a comprehensive range of in-service training to meet your learning needs.

Rotations include:
  • Community Neuro Rehabilitation
  • Falls and Osteoporosis
  • Respiratory
  • Amputee Rehabilitation
  • Community Therapy hubs
  • Inpatient rehabilitation units

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 2 weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download
  • Job Description & Person Spec ( PDF , 479.5 KB )
  • Person Specification ( PDF , 229.5 KB )
  • Supplimentary information for rotation ( PDF , 87.2 KB )
  • About Us ( PDF , 743.4 KB )

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