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Cancer Physiotherapist

Band 7

Main area
Cancer
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Fixed Term (2 years)
Hours
Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
430-A04532M-A
Site
Cancer Services
Town
Milton Keynes
Salary
£31,696 to £41,787 per annum
Closing
27/10/2017 23:59

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients . The hospital is undergoing significant  investment and development including a new surgical ward, a new main entrance (allowing expansion of A&E services),  a new Academic Centre and a planned new Cancer Centre.

Milton Keynes is the fastest growing and most successful city in the country (visit http://www.destinationmiltonkeynes.co.uk/) for which we provide Emergency Medicine (including Paediatrics) from minor injury to major trauma, Critical Care, Cancer Services, General Surgery & Medicine, Women’s & Children Services (including Maternity, Paediatrics & Neonatal) and Renal Services.

The Health Service Journal recently named Milton Keynes one of the top performing NHS Trust to work in and we are proud to be rated “good” by the Care Quality Commission.

 You can expect a warm welcome, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviors

 

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are looking to appoint 4 x Macmillan held positions to join a very forward thinking Cancer services team to provide a wellbeing service for patients with cancer.

These positions will enhance the current services supporting our health care professionals to provide a holistic approach to care recognising the needs of our patients and their families living with and beyond cancer

• Clinical Psychologist
• Dietician
• Physiotherapist
• Patient pathway co-ordinator

We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic individuals with experience/knowledge in their specific fields which has been enhanced with additional experience in cancer care. The aim of the service is to provide better recognition and prompt, appropriate Holistic management providing patients and their families the best possible outcome of care.

The extremely motivated post holders will require highly developed interpersonal, communication and facilitation skills. They must be able to demonstrate sound leadership skills along with vision and the ability to influence others in the provision of high standards of care for all patients and their families. The post holders will be innovative and participate in improving service development through audit and peer review measures.

This rapidly expanding modern and busy service offers many training opportunities for their staff. This developing service is supported by a forward thinking & supportive Management Team, Nurse Practitioners, Palliative Care Team & Macmillan Information and Support Centre.

We firmly believe in holistic care, and we have a strong patient partnership group who work alongside to improve services.

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Applicant requirements

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

Sally Burnie on 01908 660033, bleep 1826 or email at sally.burnie@mkuh.nhs.uk

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Telephone
01908 996184