Location: St Helena, South Atlantic Tropical Island.
Salary: C £35,000 per annum PLUS a tax free International Supplement
Description: This hospital is based on a sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500. St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK. It’s now poised for transformation with the recent opening of a brand new international airport offering scheduled commercial air access. The 28-bed General Hospital in the capital, covers all areas of acute medical and surgical care.
Working as part of a team comprising two physiotherapists and a physiotherapy assistant, you will deliver a comprehensive physiotherapy service, within the hospital, residential care homes and island community.
This is a two year fixed term contract!
Person Specification: With substantial experience in a physiotherapy environment, you will hold a diploma/degree in physiotherapy which includes at least 1,000 hours of supervised clinical contact. Health Professions Council Registration (UK) or equivalent is essential, as is a working knowledge of a broad range of conditions and of clinical placements. Up to date with professional practice and evidence-based research, your skills in physiotherapy manual techniques, clinical reasoning and treatment should be supported by good communication and IT skills. You will need a driving licence to fulfil your community role.
Benefits: They offer an extensive benefits package with 30 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight, pension contribution and relocation allowance together with tax advantages on personal income earnt in St Helena.