Specialist Respiratory Physiotherapist
NHS AfC: Band 6
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group was created by bringing together staff and services from two NHS Trusts, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. Together, we’ve a wealth of skills and resources to share and tap into and, a wide range of career paths for you to develop and explore. If you want to join a team of over 19,000 NHS experts in delivering high-quality, local care across Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale and beyond – come and take your place with us.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a B6 Physiotherapist to join the integrated Pennine Lung service based at the royal Oldham hospital as part of the wider Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.
We are looking for experienced, motivated and well organised individuals with highly developed skills within respiratory care to join the integrated Pennine lung service.
You will need to be enthusiastic, motivated and an appropriately experienced practitioner in respiratory. You will need to be a registered physiotherapist who can demonstrate your commitment, enthusiasm and drive to develop your own clinical, managerial and team working skills within the service.
Main duties of the job
The post is full time, focused on general physiotherapy care for our respiratory patients including breathlessness management, chest clearance and exercise programmes with a focus on Pulmonary Rehabilitation through group, home and virtual sessions, as well as managing our long COVID syndrome cohort inputting into assessments MDT and ongoing support through long COVID rehabilitation. You will increase your skills across the service inputting into admission avoidance and acute management through the Virtual ward and virtual hospital model for respiratory pathways.
Working for our organisation
Oldham Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. The place where the world’s first IVF baby was delivered, Oldham is a town of pioneering firsts. Today, Oldham is responsible for delivering a range of acute and community health services across the local area and at The Royal Oldham Hospital. As a designated major trauma unit for Greater Manchester and one of only three vascular centres in Greater Manchester, Oldham is a specialist hospital for acute surgery and provides state-of-the-art onsite pathology services to the North West.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk
Suitability for B6 Role
- Qualifications- Registered Phsyiotherapist
- Experience- at least 3 years post qualification
- Leadership experience- Audit/Research
- Experience in respiratory care
- Community experience
- 1 year experience within respiratory
- At least 3 years post reg experience
- Experience in respiratory
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Aimee Lindley
- Job title
- Physiotherapy team leader PLS
- Email address
- Telephone number
- Additional information