Urgent Community Response - Senior Physiotherapist | Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust

33 706 £
Date Placed 11 January


It’s an exciting time for our Urgent Community Response (UCR) Service as we reintroduce a static therapy workforce into our Urgent Community Response Team in Brighton & Hove.

As part of this, we are looking for Senior Physiotherapists to join us, so if you’rean ambitious, proactive, and experienced physiotherapist looking to be part of a supportive team and use your skills to provideexcellent acute community care, we’d love to hear from you.

This is an amazing opportunity to become a member of the team as a senior physiotherapist working together to help patients stay in their homes, making sure they avoid unnecessary hospital admissions and supporting them through the first few critical days after they leave hospital. The focus of this role is delivering essential holistic assessment and treatment to patients with acute, diverse needs across the area.

In this role, you will use your skills to undertake acute assessment, planning treatment and intervention for patients with a variety of conditions, identifying ongoing needs and making appropriate onward referrals to our partners.

You will be part of the co-ordination of the multidisciplinary team through the allocation of visits. You will also support the clinical and operational leads in the supervision and development of colleagues and can develop your clinical and non-clinical capabilities across the four pillars of practice.

You will need to able to drive with a full UK license due to the geographic area covered by the team.

Why work for us?
• Positive 2021 NHS Staff Survey results with compassionate culture and leadership, and support for staff wellbeing, scoring highly
• Rated ‘Good’ with 'Outstanding’ features by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)
• Located in stunning Sussex, with easy access to the South Downs and the coast
• A great variety of working environments, in the community, in patients’ homes and in our community hospitals
• Excellent training and development opportunities
• Real Living Wage Employer, with great rates of pay
• Supportive flexible working patterns such as part time, flexi time, annualised hours etc.
• Supportive team environments
• Cost-effective and convenient workplace nurseries in Crawley, Hove and Brighton
• Thriving BAME, Disability and Wellbeing, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
• Accredited Level 3 Disability Confident Leader, committed to creating inclusive workplaces
• Access to a wide range of benefits and discounts for NHS staff

We are a multidisciplinary team working flexibly to provide a seven-day service, 365 days a year, between 8am and 8pm. We deliver:
• A rapid response to people in the community who are experiencing acute episodes of ill-health.
• A supported discharge service to facilitate timely hospital discharges.
• Acute reablement for up to 10 days, supporting people to achieve functional goals and work towards independence with activities of daily living.

The team works closely with other services within Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust, as well as our acute and community partners, GPs, South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb), adult social care and voluntary and third sector organisations.

Further information is available in the attached job description and person specification.

This advert closes on Tuesday 24 Jan 2023<br><br>Brighton