SENIOR REHABILITATION PHYSIOTHERAPIST
(BAND 6)
BASED AT LAWSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, GOLSPIE
(Salary: 30,401 - 38,046)

BUT CONSIDERATION WOULD BE GIVEN TO A BAND 5 WORKING TOWARDS BAND 6 LEVEL

Are you interested in being part of the East Sutherland Integrated Health & Social Care Team, based in a small friendly community hospital, with excellent rehabilitation facilities. You would be working in a picturesque area of the Highlands, where there are opportunities for outdoor activities, such as walking, cycling, water-sports, golf and crofting.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic individual who wishes to play a lead role in our inpatient / outpatient physiotherapy rehabilitation service across our 2 community hospitals across Bonar Bridge and Golspie and our domiciliary and pulmonary rehabilitation service for East Sutherland as part of our integrated team.

The successful applicant will work as part of the multidisciplinary team and will provide specialist physiotherapy assessment, treatment and management of both older and younger adults with complex needs, dealing with a range of medical, neurological, respiratory and orthopaedic conditions and Falls Prevention. The main focus will be on providing inpatient assessment and delegation to Band 4 staff in these small hospital and on providing home based rehabilitation to maximise independence and promote self management. The post holder will also lead our pulmonary rehabilitation service and work closely with our existing physiotherapy and Occupational therapy staff. The successful applicant will be required to hold a degree/honours degree in physiotherapy or equivalent and have relevant post graduation experience in neurological and elderly rehabilitation.

In return for your enthusiasm and commitment, we provide a supportive working environment and access to further training and development opportunities.

A relocation package will also be offered to the successful candidate.

A driving licence is essential and a pool car will be available, however, applicants should have access to their own vehicle for work purposes in the short-term if required.

This is a permanent full-time post of 37.5 hours per week.

Informal enquiries would be welcomed by Heather Taylor, Integrated Team Leader, Tel: (01408) 664016 or Shona Paterson Professional Lead Physiotherapist, Tel: (01408) 664027.

Application forms/ full information packs are available (quoting Job Ref: 074/19.20ES1) from Employment Services, Caithness General Hospital, Wick, KW1 5NS, Tel: (01955) 880403, or emailing: northarea.recruitment@nhs.net

Short-listed applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: - Friday 25th October 2019

https://jobs.scot.nhs.uk/_Details.aspx?vacNo=596000