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Specialist Physiotherapist

Band 6

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Band 6
Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
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Physiotherapy - Mkgh (Dept)
Milton Keynes
£26,565 to £35,577 per annum
23/10/2017 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


The Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy department are looking to recruit a Band 6 Physiotherapist to the Acute Assessment and Frailty Team (AAFT), based on an Acute Assessment Ward in this busy Acute Hospital. AAFT are a fully integrated service comprising of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Specialist Nurses and Therapy Assistants.

We are a dynamic, forward thinking service, looking for highly motivated, flexible and innovative therapists to join us. Good communication, time management and organisational skills are essential and you should be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team. You will be responsible for managing a Band 5 rotational Physiotherapist or/and Therapy Assistant. The service works on a 7 day rota so there will be an expectation of working approximately 1 in 3 weekends and contributing to bank holidays 2-3 a year including Christmas. There will also be a respiratory on-call commitment during week Sun-Thurs nights only.

HCPC registration and a degree/diploma in Physiotherapy are required. Experience of working in this clinical area is essential.

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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

Kathryn Bourne, Lead Frailty Therapist, or Beverley Byrne, Lead Frailty Nurse on 01908 995181

If you have problems applying, contact

01908 996177