Senior Physiotherapist (Neuroscience) - Band 6

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
37.5 hours per week plus additional rostered weekends
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Southmead Hopsital
£28050 - £36644 per annum
24/07/2018 23:59

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We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and forward-thinking physiotherapists with relevant neurological experience to join our Physiotherapy Neuroscience team.

These posts will support the expansion of the Stroke team and Stroke Early Supported Discharge Team. The Stroke service is a regional service providing thrombolysis, clot retrieval and acute monitoring.

North Bristol Trust is the regional centre for Neurosurgery, Neurology and Neuropsychiatry. It is a Major Trauma Centre.

The post holders will have the opportunity to develop neurology skills across the whole of the neuroscience service.

These posts will provide opportunities to develop a range of Neurological Physiotherapy skills in an acute and setting supported an experienced physiotherapy team, opportunities for CPD and through regular supervision.

In addition, the successful candidate will need to be able to participate in the supervision and teaching of physiotherapists, support staff, and physiotherapy students and to participate in the weekend rota.

The post-holder will need knowledge and experience in the treatment and management of stroke and neurological patients, a problem solving approach to patient management, advanced communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to support and work in a multi-disciplinary team.

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Applicant requirements

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 please contact Liz Britton, Lead Physiotherapist on 07808201367 or Jill Boot, Lead Physiotherapist on 07808204535

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0117 414 5973