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Specialist Physiotherapist

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
27 hours per week
Job ref
Trafford General Hospital
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum (pro rata)
30/09/2018 23:59

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, dynamic and forward thinking Specialist Physiotherapist with excellent clinical, supervisory and organisational skills to join our expanding regional Intermediate Neurological Rehabilitation Unit.

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is the leading Trust for teaching, research and specialist services in the North West of England.

The unit is based at Trafford General Hospital and is part of the Greater Manchester Neurological Rehabilitation Network which provides a whole-system neuro-rehabilitation service across Greater Manchester. The Unit has recently been successful to become the preferred supplier for Neurological Rehabilitation for Wigan and Bolton which will expand the number of beds on the unit to 50. The AHP multi professional team consists of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists and Rehabilitation Assistants.

You should have proven practical skills in neurological physiotherapy, with competent respiratory skills. You will be expected to participate in the respiratory on call rota. You should have evidence of acute neurological management and rehabilitation skills, multidisciplinary working and experience of complex discharge planning within the NHS.

You should be able to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills and work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You will be supporting the current senior staff in the development of services across the region through the Operational Development Network (ODN) to ensure patients receive high quality and equitable rehabilitation. Multi-disciplinary working within the Trust is well-established and students are accepted on placement from several training schools. You will take responsibility for supervising more junior members of staff and students.

Allied Health Professions Directorate is a dynamic and forward thinking team of dedicated therapists who actively engage in teaching. Training and on-going continual professional development, with opportunities for further education and personal development is encouraged. There will also be regular appraisals with personal learning objectives and supervision from senior staff within the team.



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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

Amy Boyer, Senior Specialist Physiotherapist ( Phone: 0161 934 8653 or Susan Bannister, Clinical Lead Physiotherapist ( Phone: 0161 934 8653 to discuss your interest in this post.


If you have problems applying, contact

0161 276 6196