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Title Rotational Physiotherapist – Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Job Title
Region Midlands
Salary £25,528 – £26,528 per annum
Interview Date 2014-02-24
Closing Application Date
Location Midlands
Job Information

The West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre offers a wide range of services for people with disabilities within the region including Specialist Orthotics, Amputee Rehabilitation, In and Outpatient Neuro-Rehabilitation, Posture and Mobility, Clinical Measurements Laboratory.


There are 4 physiotherapy rotations: Specialist Orthotics, Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) the Inpatient Neuro-Rehabilitation Unit on Ward 9, Moseley Hall Hospital, and Hunters Moor Neuro-Rehabilitation Centre based in Hall Green.


The Regional Orthotic Service provides a specialist service to patients whose orthotic needs are physically or technically complex, requiring a multi-disciplinary approach to assessment and treatment.. This service is principally provided for adults who have a long-term neurological conditions or complex foot problems related to diabetes.


The Regional Inpatient Neurological Rehabilitation Unit specialises in inpatient rehabilitation for adults after neurological events: head injury, strokes, hypoxic brain injury and non traumatic spinal cord injury, and assessments for patients with other conditions including multiple sclerosis and brain tumour. Neuro-Rehabilitation is also provided to patients at Hunters Moor – an exciting new joint venture with the Independent sector.


The FES rotation has recently been developed to cope with the demand on the service, which to date has been offered solely by our Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in FES. This is a rare opportunity to develop specialist FES skills to a high level in a very supportive environment.


This rotational post offers an exciting opportunity to develop specialist skills for a physiotherapist interested in treating patients with neurological conditions and specialising in this area. The post holder will provide physiotherapy input to the clinics participating in multi disciplinary assessment and co-ordination of treatment programmes for patients using these services. You should have broad post-registration experience with at least 6 months experience in neurology.


For further information or for an informal visit please contact Wendy Mayhew –Therapy and Nursing Manager -Specialist Orthotics and Amputee Rehabilitation Service , West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre, 91, Oak Tree Lane, Selly Oak, Birmingham B29 6JA


Tel :0121466 3152


Email wendy.mayhew@bhamcommunity.nhs.uk OR


Email seema.gudivada@bhamcommunity.nhs.uk


For information about the Division please view the West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre website at: www.southbirminghampct.nhs.uk


In accordance with updated UK Border Agency regulations from 14 December 2009, applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship in order to work in the UK would not satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test at this stage and applications received at this time cannot be considered. If a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is not available to take up the post after two weeks, this vacancy will be readvertised. Applications from job seekers who would require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome at this time and will be considered alongside all other applications for employment.


Birmingham Community Health would advise overseas candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship, to complete a self assessment of eligibility to determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/workingintheuk/tier2/general/applying/selfassessment

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