Head of Adult Physiotherapy

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Lewisham and Greenwich
Competitive salary
19 Jul 2021
29 Jul 2021
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We are seeking dedicated, motivated people to help us provide high quality care to our local communities. In return for your hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

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Head of Adult Physiotherapy,

This is a new and exciting opportunity for a passionate and experienced Physiotherapist with expert clinical skills and proven operational leadership experience to join Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust (LGT) as the new band 8b Head of Adult Physiotherapy for the Trust.

The focus of the role is to provide clinical and professional leadership to Physiotherapists working in our adult services across the Trust. You will have an innovative approach and will set the roadmap to progress Physiotherapy professional issues at LGT, in areas such as advanced practice, apprenticeships, student placements, preceptorship and continuing professional development. You should be an experienced clinician with expertise in your chosen field and ability to deliver highly advanced assessment and intervention. You will need to have an up to date knowledge of current physiotherapy practice.

You will also provide accountability and operational leadership to Physiotherapy services on the acute sites at University Hospital Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, where you will support the band 8a Operational Leads leading Inpatient and Outpatient services on these sites.

As the Head of Adult Physiotherapy you will join 8b counterparts in Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Podiatry and Orthotics in a new leadership group as part of a leadership restructure of AHPs at the Trust. Your role will be to champion Physiotherapy at the Trust, whilst working closely as an AHP peer group.

In Therapies, you will join a friendly, supportive and inclusive working culture motivated to deliver quality patient care in an environment of positive staff welfare and engagement. Reporting to the Head of Therapies, you will be a key player in promoting these positive values. You will need excellent leadership skills, drive, and a passion for Physiotherapy and leadership. You will be an expert communicator with the skills to influence across operational and professional boundaries.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDuncan StampJob titleHead of TherapiesEmail addressduncan.stamp@nhs.netTelephone number020 3192 6377Additional contact information

Duncan Stamp - Head of Therapies

Tel: 020 3192 6377

Email: duncan.stamp@nhs.net

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