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Neurology Physiotherapist

Band 6

Main area
Neurology Services
Band 6
6 month Secondment/Fixed Term
Full Time 37.50 Hours Week
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London Road Community Hospital
£30,401 - £37,267 pro rata pa
22/05/2019 23:59
Interview date

There has never been a better time to come and work at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.  The Trust was formed on 1 July 2018 to bring together our five hospitals – in Derby, Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth – to provide the highest quality care to patients across southern Derbyshire and south east Staffordshire. 

With over 12,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds. All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

An exciting opportunity is available for a 6 month Secondment/Fixed Term contract for a motivated and experienced band 6 Physiotherapist on Kings Lodge Neurology Rehabilitation Unit. The post has been developed to audit the impact of increased staffing on the units length of stay and outcomes.

You will be able to demonstrate a high level of clinical skills and experience in Neurology Rehabilitation including spasticity management, complex postural assessments and treatment and demonstrate the ability to deal with challenging situations. You will be expected to work collaboratively with the MDT and be an effective team member to provide a patient centered and efficient service.

Support will be available for you from the Kings Lodge Band 7 Physiotherapist.

You will also be supported to attend appropriate training and development opportunities in line with your PDP.

This post is ideal as an development opportunity.

Closing Date: 22 May 2019 
Interview Date 6 June 2019

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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

Louise Gough, Senior Physiotherapist - email: or Tel: 01332254803

If you have problems applying, contact

Recruitment Team, Workforce Management
Training Centre
Rehab Block, Level 3
Royal Derby Hospital
DE22 3NE
01332 783342