Dorset 2017-08-11T14:57:48+00:00

Occupational Therapist / Physiotherapist

Band 6

Main area
Integrated Community Rehabilitation
Band 6
37.5 per week
Job ref
Loring Road, Local Office
£26,302 to £35,225 p.a.
07/06/2018 23:59





Christchurch Integrated Community Rehabilitation Team have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Physiotherapist/ Occupational Therapist to join our motivated and highly skilled multidisciplinary team. The team are offering a full time static position. CICRT is looking for a Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist who is comfortable working in a generic capacity completing core assessments but whom can also provide specialist Therapy treatments in for example long term conditions, neurotherapy, respiratory rehab and contracture management to name only a few.  The Team is responsible for providing rapid response admission avoidance assessment and treatment to the acutely unwell and evidence based rehabilitation of long term conditions to slower stream community therapy patients.  

 We are proud of our commitment to the training and development of staff and offer excellent opportunities for growth in leadership through formal training, supervision of staff and deputizing roles or advanced practitioner status with the newly accredited University module for Physiotherapists/ Occupational Therapists and clinical mentoring.

If you have a minimum of 2 years post graduate experience, experience working in urgent care or admission avoidance and are looking for an opportunity for career development our teams would welcome you.

Applicants must fulfil the essential person specification criteria, be a car driver and be willing to work flexible hours including late shifts, weekends and public bank holidays. The post is full time but applicants wanting to job share would be considered.  Successful applicants will receive a comprehensive induction program, regular supervisions and annual appraisal, comprehensive mandatory training but also opportunities to attend discipline specific training and CPD opportunities.  Applicants will also receive the benefit of various NHS discounts; lease car and salary sacrifice schemes.  Lastly the Trust boasts several beach huts available for staff to hire at Dorset’s premier stretch of coastline, the Sandbanks. If you value job satisfaction, great team working and improving the lives of patients then we want to hear from you!

Employment in this post requires a Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  The DBS levies a charge of £44 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments.  This will only apply to candidates who are new to the Trust and not internal staff.

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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

Georgina Pegg, OT Team Leader on 01202 979379 or Emily Chengadu, Senior Physiotherapist on 01202 979400

If you have problems applying, contact

01202 277149