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Specialist Physiotherapist

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum
26/02/2019 23:59

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Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:

- care about what they do
- respect and value others
- listen in order to improve
- always do what they can to be helpful

…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self motivated physiotherapist to join our stroke team in York. The post will offer the opportunity to develop clinical skills in the management and rehabilitation of patients following a diagnosis of stroke, both within the acute hospital environment and in the community. 

You will have the opportunity to develop clinical skills and knowledge, operational awareness, service improvement and leadership skills. We have an established programme of clinical and managerial supervision and we will expect the successful candidate to be proactive in their approach to development of themselves and supportive in the development of others.

We are looking for someone who has a genuine interest in developing their skills in this diverse and challenging specialty, you should have post graduate experience in Stroke and an awareness of complex discharge planning and patient centred rehabilitation. You will be required to treat patients who may have acute respiratory problems during their hospital admission, training and advice is available from Advanced Clinical Specialists who work across all sites.  We strongly support a home first culture in order to optimise the functional independence and safety of our patients.

Interested candidates are encouraged to get in touch to find out more. 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Chris Newbery

Team Manager

Tel: 01904 725745





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