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Main area
Adult Cystic Fibrosis Physiotherapy
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Fixed term: 12 months
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
213-UPACS-4598-A
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Denmark Hill
Town
London
Salary
£45,780 - £51,393 per annum, inc HCA
Closing
14/07/2020 23:59

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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Highly Specialist Physiotherapist, Adult Cystic Fibrosis

Band 7

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

The Adult Cystic Fibrosis physiotherapy team at King's College Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified physiotherapist to develop their skills as a team leader on a 12 month FTC. We are a Regional Adult Centre, covering Kent and East Sussex, and caring for 250 Adults with CF. Our highly experienced multidisciplinary team provides both in-patient and out-patients care, along with a highly regarded home care service (CF@Home). King's also provides a supra-regional liver transplant service to adult patients. we work closely with our Paediatric colleagues to provide a seamless service for our patients.

We are entering an exciting time of opportunity in CF care. Working closely with 2 Clinical Leads and a Band 7 Team Leader, you will be able to develop your clinical expertise in the management of this highly complex life-long condition and to be involved in service re-design and improvement projects.

The successful candidate will be working both on-site at Denmark Hill and in the CF@Home service (full training will be provided) and will demonstrate a good understanding of the management of adults with cystic fibrosis.

 

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Tracey Mathieson

Clinical Lead Physiotherapist in Adult Cystic Fibrosis and Acute Respiratory Medicine

Tracey.Mathieson@nhs.net

0203 299 5284