Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Rotational Neurological Physiotherapist

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Fixed Term until July 2018
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
John Radcliffe Hospital
£26,565 to £35,577 pa
09/07/2017 23:59

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use values-based interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significance difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit  http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values/default.aspx


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join this popular Band 6 Physiotherapy Neurosciences rotation at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, for 1 year to cover a maternity leave. We are looking for enthusiastic, forward thinking team players to join our dynamic team.
This role involves joining the rotation on the Neuroscience Ward at the John Radcliffe and rotating to our Early Supported Discharge Service with the Stroke team in March 2018

As a team we are dedicated to providing training and education on a regular basis. You will receive regular supervision, CPD hours, in-service training, peer support group training and other teaching opportunities led by therapists, doctors and university lecturers to further develop your skills. Our team here at OUH consists of Clinical Specialists, Band 7 and Band 6 therapists supporting you to gain relevant experience in acute care, rehabilitation and discharge planning of the neurologically impaired patient. As a team passionate about the importance of early rehabilitation we aim to improve our patient’s outcomes by enhancing their neurological recovery process at the earliest opportunity.
We are looking for a physiotherapist with knowledge and skill to work with neurologically impaired patients and is committed to developing their career with this client base The successful candidate will be excellent at delivering high quality care in a variety of settings as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Please refer to the Job description and personal specification to check you meet the requirements prior to applying for this post.

Closing Date: 09/07/2017
Interview Date(s) 18/07/2017

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

For further information or a visit please contact:
Liz Bellido, Physiotherapy Team Leader Neurosciences at liz.bellido@ouh.nhs.uk Tel: 0300 3047777 bleep 6258.
Bev Reetham, Physiotherapy Team Leader ASU at Bev.Reetham@ouh.nhs.uk Tel: 0300 3047777 bleep 1580

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