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Clinical Lead Physiotherapist - Medical Service

Band 7

Main area
medicine Physiotherapy
Band 7
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Chorley & South Ribble District Hospital
£33,222 - £43,041 per annum
23/10/2018 23:59

We are looking for an enthusiastic and forward thinking Physiotherapist to Lead our Medical Service at Chorley Hospital. The post holder’s role would be to lead inpatient team at Chorley District General Hospital.

You will work within an established multidisciplinary team as the Lead Physiotherapist in the Medical Team for Core Therapies at Chorley.

Team working and excellent communication skills are vital to support patients during their acute in patient stay and onward journey out into community. The ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team and good communication skills with both patients and community teams are essential. Experience of service development for improvement would be beneficial.

Active involvement in training and development is a key requirement in both meeting personal continuing professional development objectives and in providing expertise for delivery of staff training programmes within the Core Therapy Service and the Trust.         

In recognition of the need for enhanced provision, the Core Therapy Service is looking to move towards 7 day working, and as such the successful candidate will be expected to support this model of care when it is implemented.

This role will includes key leadership for the Respiratory Service at Chorley Hospital and Management of the On Call Respiratory Physiotherapy Service Cross sites

The successful candidate would be expected to support On Call Respiratory service with evening and weekend shifts.

Interview Date: To be confirmed

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jackie Myerscough, Professional Lead for Physiotherapy on 07415662162 or 01772 524097

Julie Pearson, Speciality Business Manager on 01772 524097

If you have problems applying, contact

01257 245051