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Respiratory Physiotherapist (Pulmonary Rehabilitation)

Employer
Croydon Health Service
Location
Broad Green Centre, Croydon
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
26 Jul 2021
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About Croydon Health Services

Croydon is a busy, exciting and diverse place to work. The borough has one of the youngest populations in London and continues to grow. Croydon Health Services cares for local people at Croydon University Hospital, Purley Memorial Hospital and in clinics and people's homes all across the borough.

We are a very close-knit and friendly organisation where everyone of our 3600 members of staff is valued. We strongly believe that our employees are our greatest asset and so through Listening into Action - our way of engaging staff - we empower everyone at any level to initiate and bring about real improvements in our care.

As a Trust, we are striving to be at the forefront for how the NHS is trying change and working in partnership with others to join up services for everyone, from the very young to the elderly.

We offer many flexible and part-time working opportunities and all of our employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, including parking, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme. We value diversity and promote equality of opportunity.

We particularly welcome applications from black, asian and minority ethnic candidates as there is an under-representation at senior level within Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

Band 6

(0.6 WTE 22.5 hours T, Th, F)

Do you want to help change lives?

Pulmonary Rehabilitation is one of the most evidence based treatments for patients with chronic lung disease and has the ability to change the lives of those who take part.

The Croydon PR service is part of the Croydon Respiratory Team - a developing service working in many innovative and exciting ways to improve quality of life for people with respiratory disease in Croydon. It is an integrated service working within the hospital and across the community and also includes Pulmonary Rehabilitation and the Home oxygen service.

We have an exciting opening for a dynamic band 6 physiotherapist who has previous experience of running and managing exercise classes programmes to join our PR team. There will also be the opportunity to be involved in delivering the ambulatory oxygen service. The post holder will be well supported by Band 7 and 8a physiotherapists in pulmonary rehabilitation, a PR administrator and the wider Croydon Respiratory Team.

It is essential that applicants have access to a car to use for work as this is a community based role. Applications will not be considered if the applicant does not have a car.

Interviews will be on the 19th August 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAmy GrantJob titleService managerEmail addressamygrant@nhs.netTelephone number020 8401 3963Additional contact information

If you would like more information or would like to arrange an informal visit, please contact:

Catherine Smallwood, PR Team Lead, 020 8274 6495 or catherine.smallwood1@nhs.net

Amy Grant, CRT service manager on 020 8401 3963 or amygrant@nhs.net

***Please ensure you meet all the essential criteria before applying***

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  • If you decide to apply for this post, but do not hear back from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.
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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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