Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Specialist Physiotherapist - Neurocritical Care

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
John Radcliffe Hospital
£26,565 to £35,577 pa
30/06/2017 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 opportunity has arisen for a motivated and hard-working Physiotherapist to join the Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Physiotherapy team at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

We are looking to recruit to a permanent static band 6 post within the team. The successful candidate will work as part of the team providing acute respiratory and rehabilitative physiotherapy interventions to a wide range of neurosurgical and neuro-medical critical care patients. They will be expected to contribute to service development, research projects, deliver formal teaching sessions to the wider multi-disciplinary team and participate in the on-call training rota.

The Therapies and Rehabilitation department is committed to professional training and CPD. There is established senior support and teaching within the NICU team and wider Critical Care Physiotherapy team. There will be opportunities to mentor students whilst on placements as well as Physiotherapy assistants.

The successful candidate will be expected to work with the NICU Physiotherapy team to deliver high quality patient care as part of a seven day service plan and contribute to the overnight on-call Physiotherapy service.

Closing Date: 30/06/2017
Interview Date(s) 14/07/2017

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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

Charandeep Malhi, Neurosciences Intensive Care Team Lead Physiotherapist

Email: Charandeep.Malhi@ouh.nhs.uk
Telephone: 01865 741166, bleep 6260

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01865 228724