NHS Highland

  • Contact: Personnel Department
  • Reference: ES11.19.120

NHS HIGHLAND RAIGMORE HOSPITAL, INVERNESS PHYSIOTHERAPY DEPARTMENT PHYSIOTHERAPIST 37.5 hours per week, Permanent Band 5 : £24,670 to £30,742 Applications are invited from Physiotherapists who are keen to develop their clinical knowledge and skills in Inverness and Ross and Cromarty. This post includes rotations in Raigmore Hospital, the Royal Northern Infirmary, Inverness and Ross Memorial Hospital, Dingwall. The rotations comprise 6 monthly placements in the following specialties: Orthopaedics, Medical, Surgical/ITU, Rehabilitation/Stroke, Rheumatology, Community and MSK Outpatients. Within these rotations, further experience can be gained in Hydrotherapy, Pulmonary and Vascular Rehabilitation, Prosthetics, Obstetrics/Gynaecology , Paediatrics and Occupational Health. An active continuous professional development programme, Turas and staff appraisal systems are in operation. An emergency duty respiratory on-call service and Orthopaedic weekend service are provided on a rota basis. The ability to work independently and as part of a team of Physiotherapy staff in the provision of efficient and effective physiotherapy services is required as is excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Previous experience as a Band 5 Physiotherapist and supervising support worker staff would be desirable. Informal enquiries are welcomed by: Karen Brandie, Interim Physiotherapy Lead and Manager on 01463 704000, Bleep 1027/ or Yvonne Smith, Team Lead Physiotherapist on 01463 704000, Bleep 1184. Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk / spam folder. Application Form & Job Description are available from and to be returned to e-mail or from our web address or by calling 01463 705150. Return postal address is Recruitment Department, Assynt House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness, IV2 3BW Please quote reference: ES11.19.120 Completed applications to be returned to Recruitment Department by : 17/12/2019

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