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Band 7 Neurosciences/Stroke Specialist Physiotherapist

Employer
Imperial College Healt
Location
London, Charing Cross Hospital
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
17 Sep 2021
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Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary's, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of approximately 14,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.

Band 7 Neurosciences/Stroke Specialist Physiotherapist

The therapy department at Imperial College NHS Trust offers an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled specialist neuro-physiotherapist. This post offers rotations on our regional stroke services including the hyper-acute stroke unit, the acute neurology and neurosurgery services and the specialist level 2 rehabilitation beds based at Charing Cross Hospital. We have recently created a 4th rotation to support our major trauma and neurosurgery services at St Mary Hospital Paddington. The teams are supported by experienced Band 8 clinicians and are full integrated with the medical and nursing teams. Our acute inpatient services are working together with our community colleagues across North West London to optimise our patient rehabilitation experience, exploring innovative care pathways.

Within this framework of integrated services you will have the opportunity to develop advanced skills in managing patients with neurological impairments within the acute and rehabilitation setting. The therapy department at Imperial College has support from our clinical academics who provide guidance and support on getting started with research and promotion of evidence based practice.

We embrace a collaborative and patient focused approach to our care and take pride in developing and promoting our workforce to meet the demands of these service areas.

The major trauma and neurosurgery services at St Marys are based on the 19 bedded major trauma ward and Intensive care beds with step down beds and provide early acute rehab and assessment to promote safe transfer to the trauma units or rehabilitation services. On the Charing Cross Hospital site our stroke services have a 24 bedded hyperacute unit supported by a 20 bedded acute stroke unit. Our neurosurgery and acute neurology bed base is over 40. The Charing Cross Rehabilitation Unit has 19 beds of which 4 are virtual out in the community. Led by our Consultant in Rehabilitation we have close links with all the level 1 and 2 units across London. The team also support complex post surgical cases on ICU and outlying wards on all sites including Hammersmith Hospital.

We are committed to the professional development of our staff and provide a variety of educational and training opportunities that can include apprenticeship pathways to a degree level and other relevant specialist courses. We view this investment in our staff as essential to delivering high standards of patient care and positive patient experience.

At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You'll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for on-site leisure facilities.

So if the thought of working in an exciting and extremely rewarding specialty sounds appealing why not consider joining our dedicated team where the desire to make a difference that really counts. Please get in touch to find out more, we welcome requests for an informal visit.

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy prior to the closing date should we receive 50 applications prior to the advertised closing date.

"We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need"

For further details / informal visits contact:

Tim Perceval-Broadfield

tim.perceval-broadfield@nhs.net

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At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You'll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!

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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

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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