NUH is the Major Trauma Centre for the East Midlands region, which is one of the largest Major Trauma Networks in the country. We are looking for an experienced Physiotherapist with a wide range of clinical and leadership skills to join the team. This band 7 post clinically leads a small therapy team that includes a rotational band 6 physio, a static Band 6 OT and 2 static generic support workers who deliver the therapy service to the 18 bedded Level 1 unit.
The unit receives patients from both the Major Trauma and Chest trauma Pathway’s and this role requires you to be experienced in treating patients with multiple injuries including complex orthopaedic and neurological injuries and you also need to be confident in your respiratory skills to an on-call level.
Alongside your key role in the Major Trauma MDT, you will also be part of the Therapy Services team here at NUH, participating in the weekend orthopaedic rota and working flexibly with the other specialty therapy teams. There are opportunities to be involved in some of our projects that form part of our on-going Transformational Therapy programme with it's various work streams.
We have excellent links with the Major Trauma Network and the post holder will be responsible for the running of a therapy network group. There are opportunities for you to develop your skills in this fascinating clinical area and contribute the development of our services.
NUH has a large therapy services team with good PDR and CPD opportunities to support you in your professional development.
If you feel that this role could be for you, please get in touch to find out more
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
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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Julie Upton, Therapy Services Manager
0115 9249924 ext 64979