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Physiotherapist - Non rotational in Paediatrics Team

Band 6

Main area
Therapies
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
392-RNOH1211
Town
Stanmore, Middlesex
Salary
£34,961 - £42,010 per annum inc.
Closing
01/03/2020 23:59

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK and a global leader in our field.  We provide a dynamic working environment where we support frontline staff to implement improvements so that we can realise our vision of being a world leading neuro musculoskeletal hospital providing the best patient care and staff experience in the NHS, delivering world leading research, and offering a strong foundation of education, training and career progression. Our dedicated staff come from diverse backgrounds, and our patients benefit from the wide range of experience they bring to the Trust. The RNOH brings unrivalled expertise together in one place allowing us to deliver some of the world’s most complex and innovative care to our patients

  • Rated Good by the CQC
  • Two sites, one in central London and one in Stanmore - which has recently opened The Stanmore Building, a new, state-of-the-art inpatient facility
  • Our Research and Innovation Centre works closely with our main academic partner, University College London
  • Recognised as a centre of excellence,  leading on national initiatives, such as the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) Programme
  • Further major redevelopment underway across the Stanmore site – improving and modernising our facilities to maintain our position as the UK’s leading centre for orthopaedic medicine
  • In the NHS staff survey, over 90% of our staff were satisfied with the quality of care they are able to give to patients - the best result of any NHS Trust in the country
  • Our staff also indicated that they had the best experience of appraisals as compared to all other NHS Trusts.

This is a great time to join us and play a critical role in the next stage of RNOH’s journey to achieving an outstanding CQC rating.

Our aim is to remain a world-leading orthopaedic hospital with the best patient care and staff experience in the NHS. To do this, we have four core values that underpin everything that we do. We use our values to help ensure that we are always focused on the things that our staff and patients believe are most important:

  • Patients first, always
  • Excellence, in all we do
  • Trust, honesty and respect, for each other
  • Equality, for all

Our annual staff survey results have been improving year on year, with our staff telling us that their experience of working at the Trust is getting better and better. They also indicate that our staff feel very loyal to the RNOH and committed to its role in providing the very best care to our complex patient group. We hope that we can welcome you to our growing team soon.

We are looking for candidates with a passion for the management of a varied and often complex paediatric caseload.

 

You will be joining a highly skilled multidisciplinary team including Paediatricians, surgeons, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, nurses and play specialists.

 

The caseload includes the assessment and treatment of in-patients who have undergone spinal deformity correction, massive prosthetic replacement for sarcoma or complex reconstruction for lower limb deformities.

 

This is mostly an inpatient role, however there will also the opportunity to gain experience in the treatment of paediatric outpatients.

 

The role includes assisting the Band 7 Therapists in the day to day running of the service including prioritisation of patients, complex pre-op assessments, service development, staff and student supervision.

 

This post requires 3 years post qualification experience including 6 months relevant to these paediatric conditions, as well as excellent clinical reasoning and communication skills.

 

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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

Natalie Morgan, Senior Physiotherapist on 0208 909 5821 (natalie.morgan4@nhs.net) or Supriya Nerlekar , Clinical Specialist Manager on 0209 909 5533 or via email on(Supriya.nerlekar@nhs.net)