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Team Leader Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist posted by East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Full Time
Eastbourne, Eastbourne
£0 - £43,041 / year

Job Description

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Uckfield and Rye and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes.

The trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff.

A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include:Staff development, Pension scheme, Auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service ( staff bank) On-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), Staff lottery.

Please download and read the Recruitment Information Leaflet, attached as a document to this advert, as it will help you in the completion of your application

We are in an exciting time of development for East Sussex Healthcare MSK services. Having established a growing AP service and developed our MSK care pathways, we are now looking to recruit a Band 7 Team Lead physiotherapist to work at our Eastbourne District General Hospital site.

If you are an experienced, innovative band 6 or 7 musculoskeletal physiotherapist looking to develop both your leadership and clinical skills, we would like to hear from you.

Successful candidates would demonstrate expertise in clinical assessment and treatment, in conjunction with strong leadership skills to support our leadership team of AP’s, team leads, consultant physiotherapist and clinical leads, on the delivery of MSK care pathways.

Innovation is key to the development of our services and there is a variety of opportunity to develop both your leadership and clinical skills in this role to support the clinical development of others, and the service. With the wider support and mentorship of the leadership team, you will be at the forefront of service development, implementing the trust vision and values, evaluating and reporting on service outcomes and delivery, and disseminating best practice to be shared across the service.

Your role will also encompass working closely with the clinical and AP pathway leads on the continuing evolution of our MSK upper limb, lower limb, and spinal care pathways,(including work with our specialist hydrotherapy,rheumatology, paediatric and other specialist care areas). You will be expected to support delivery of In-Service Training programmes and service wide improvement projects to ensure we are working to achieve the trust 2020 vision of outstanding care. We have close links with the University of Brighton and post graduate education is actively encouraged. The trust also offers a strong in-house leadership programme and in this role you will be expected to take embrace the leadership development opportunities we can offer you.

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust currently delivers a musculoskeletal physiotherapy service within 10 outpatient settings across East Sussex. To ensure consistent delivery of care pathways, equality of access for patients and to provide all staff with access to development opportunities across the East and the West of the service, this post will require the successful candidate to travel for meeting, training, supervision and development opportunities.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jules Hall - Clinical and Operational Lead for Outpatient Physiotherapy on [Click here to apply]

Patients come first at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

We work in partnership with commissioners, other providers, our staff and volunteers as part of a locally focused and integrated network of health and social care in the county.

Our vision is to be:

  • The healthcare provider of first choice for the people of East Sussex.

Our mission is to:

  • Deliver better health outcomes and an excellent experience for everyone we provide with healthcare services.

Our strategic objectives are to:

  • Improve quality and clinical outcomes by ensuring that safe patient care is our highest priority.
  • Play a leading role in local partnerships to meet the needs of our local population and improve and enhance patients’ experiences.
  • Use our resources efficiently and effectively for the benefit of our patients and their care to ensure our services are clinically, operationally and financially sustainable.

Our aims are that all services delivered by the Trust are:

  • Safe
  • Effective
  • Caring
  • Responsive and
  • Well led

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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