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Dietitian Allied Health Professionals

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Lancaster
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £22,128 - £28,746 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 28/09/2017
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and well-motivated newly or recently qualified Dietitian to join our friendly team. This post provides an excellent opportunity to develop knowledge and experience in this rotational post across both acute and community arenas.

You will be joining a supportive team of Dietitians; Dietetic Assistant Practitioner; Dietetic Assistants and secretaries responsible for providing a service across social and health care boundaries. You will work closely with our established team of Dietitians and other MDT colleagues in both acute and primary care.

You would be working with the support of experienced Dietitians in a variety of specialist areas who will support you to work across a wide range of patient groups’ e.g. nutritional support; enteral feeding, neurological disorders e.g. stroke, medical, orthopaedic both as in and out patients. The community rotation will allow experience working with nursing and care homes, patients in their own homes and community based MDT teams and agencies.

You will use your knowledge and skills to support the learning and development of MDT colleagues and contribute towards updating protocols and resources. You will be encouraged to develop your skills as a Clinical Educator supporting, with others, undergraduate Dietetic students. We are approved trainers for B and C student placements.

Flexible working to support Dietetic service delivery using basic Dietetic core knowledge and skills is encouraged. Opportunities for extending your skills across other clinical areas will be supported where appropriate.

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period. This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

You should be HCPC registered Dietitians. You will be based at Royal Lancaster Infirmary / Queen Victoria Hospital Morecambe (depending on rotation) and will require being able to travel to other sites, clinics, patient homes and Care Homes within the area.

About UHMBFT
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) covers a large geographic area in the North West of England. It provides a comprehensive range of acute and support hospital services to a population of 350,000 based around Morecambe Bay.

UHMBT is one of the largest employers in the area, with approximately 6,000 staff working across five sites. It has excellent IT facilities and is committed to personal development and training.

What can the geographic location of UHMB offer you?
The Lake District is a beautiful mountainous region in North West England. Famous for its lakes, forests, mountains and fells it is home to a great variety of wildlife. The scenery is impressive so if you enjoy being in the great outdoors then this is the place for you. Based on the edge of the Lake District, we really do have it all – sensational views, educational opportunities for all ages, affordable housing, and easy access by road and rail to Manchester, Liverpool and beyond.

Dedicated to Better Care Together
The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust wants to provide sustainable high quality medical services that fit with the Better Care Together integrated model of care – high quality specialist hospital services wrapping around community based teams to deliver responsive specialist expertise within both acute hospital and community settings and helping to keep people well and to manage their long term conditions closer to home. Plans have been approved to make some bold transformational steps to start to make the changes needed to deliver this vision.

Physiotherapist – Physiotherapy Department Allied Health Professionals

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Lancaster
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £22,128 - £28,746 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 01/10/2017
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Due to internal promotion we are keen to recruit motivated and enthusiastic Physiotherapists to join our Physiotherapy team providing a quality service to our patients.

The Trust has recently been rated as “Good” by the Care Quality Commission and as “Outstanding” for caring which puts us amongst the top rated Trusts in the country. We would welcome applications from both qualified physiotherapists and student physiotherapists who graduate this year who are motivated to maintain and develop these standards of care.

Working as a Band 5 Physiotherapist you will rotate across a variety of clinical areas e.g. orthopaedics, medicine, stroke, rehab and supported discharge team and also across inpatient, outpatient and community settings. For the period of each of the rotations you will be based at Royal Lancaster Infirmary or Queen Victoria Centre, Morecambe having the opportunity to develop your skills with support from experienced Specialist Physiotherapists. As experience is gained you will become part of the Physiotherapy on-call rota at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

We work as a multi-disciplinary team and you will have the opportunity to contribute to service improvement, helping to develop and improve our pathways of care for our patients.

As a Trust we actively support you to develop your knowledge and skills via our Annual Development Review programme and you will have the opportunity to learn from a team of experienced Specialist and Advanced Physiotherapists. We offer a clinical in-service training programme and Band 5 Physiotherapy Peer Support group. For new graduates we are developing multi professional learning opportunities with our nursing colleagues

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

Specialist Physiotherapist – Physiotherapy Allied Health Professionals

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Lancaster
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £26,565 - £35,577 per annum pro rata
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 11/10/2017
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Applications are welcomed from Physiotherapists who are ready to expand their In-patient skills at specialist level. We are able to offer you the opportunity to join our Physiotherapy team at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary providing acute physiotherapy assessment and treatment.

You will develop your skills in a range of rotational roles including Medical / Rehabilitation / Surgical / ICU / Orthopaedic / paediatric/Trauma caseloads. In addition you will become part of the weekend and on-call rota with training provided to meet the competencies required for the role.

We also offer the opportunity to rotate into our Therapy Supported Discharge Team providing early rehabilitation in the community.

Duties will include the support and supervision of Band 5 Physiotherapists and Technical Instructors, and you will develop your skills as a Clinical Educator, supporting undergraduate Physiotherapy students.
Support will be given to develop your knowledge and skills within our friendly team with support from experienced Advanced Physiotherapists.

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period. This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay serves the communities across North Lancashire and South Cumbria and is within easy reach of the Lake District and other large cities in the North West of the country

Extended Scope Practitioner MSK Physio*Internal Only* Allied Health Professionals

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Across Morecambe Bay
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £40,428 to £48,514 per annum pro rata
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 01/10/2017
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This post is only open to current employees of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust.

About the role…

Following a successful pilot of an integrated MSK (‘iMSK’) service in South Cumbria, we are seeking suitably qualified and experienced physiotherapists to join the permanently commissioned service. The expanded service will cover the Morecambe Bay footprint, working in partnership with the well-established service in the Lancashire North area. The iMSK service will provide a single point of access to MSK services, working with Consultants, GPs, Physiotherapists and other members of the MSK team to ensure a seamless service.

Part time and full time roles are available at 8a Extended Scope Practitioner level, or at Band 7 Advanced Practitioner level, depending on knowledge, skills and experience, progressing to 8a ESP level in line with a competency framework. (Banding to be confirmed at job matching). Team members will be supported by our Consultant Physiotherapist, Orthopaedic, Pain and Rheumatology Consultants & GPSIs who will contribute to a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care. Training, mentoring and education will be provided for staff to develop sustainable strategies for running musculoskeletal clinics. You will be supported to attend internal & external training relevant to this extended scope role, and to take an active part in audit, research & service improvement relevant to the service.

You will be based at primary and secondary care venues across Morecambe Bay, enhancing the choice, convenience and flexibility available to patients, and developing close links with primary & secondary care services. Post holders will also contribute to the clinical leadership of MSK services, and will support the learning & development of MDT colleagues.

The iMSK Service will not be limited to assessing & treating patients, but also must be committed to empowering the population to self-care for their MSK issues and share responsibility of the management of their conditions, with a focus on education and lifestyle modification, as well as making effective use of local services.

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period. This will give new staff members the opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

About the Trust

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) covers a large geographic area which encompasses the Furness peninsula, the city of Lancaster and the Southern Lake District. It provides a comprehensive range of acute and support hospital services to a population of 350,000 based around Morecambe Bay. UHMBT is one of the largest employers in the area, with approximately 6,000 staff working across five sites.

What can the geographic location of UHMB offer you…

The Lake District, also known as The Lakes or Lakeland, is a mountainous region in North West England. It is famous for its lakes, forests, mountains and fells. The Lake District is home to a great variety of wildlife. The lakes and mountains combine to form impressive scenery, so if you are a hiker, mountain biker, fell walker or just enjoy being in the great outdoors then this is the place for you. You won’t just reap the professional rewards working for UHMBT. Based on the edge of the Lake District, we really do have it all – sensational views, educational opportunities for all ages, affordable housing, and easy access by road and rail to Manchester, Liverpool and beyond.

Dedicated to Better Care Together

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust wants to provide sustainable high quality services that fit with the Better Care Together integrated model of care – high quality specialist hospital services wrapping around community based teams to deliver responsive specialist expertise within both acute hospital and community settings and helping to keep people well and to manage their long term conditions closer to home. Plans have been approved to make some bold transformational steps to start to make the changes needed to deliver this vision.

Interviews have been arranged for Tuesday 17th October 2017

Occupational Therapist (Mental Health) Allied Health Professionals

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Location: Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7RG
  • Organisation: Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Salary: £22,128 - £28, 746 per annum pro rata
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 26/09/2017
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Band 5 Occupational Therapist
Kentmere Ward
Kendal

Kentmere Ward is a 10 bedded acute mental health unit in Kendal Cumbria, providing 1 specialist bed for those individuals requiring an alcohol detox.

We are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic occupational therapist, who is either …

Community Physiotherapist Allied Health Professionals

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Location: 2 Weavers Court, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7RG
  • Organisation: Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Salary: £22,128 - £28,746 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 25/10/2017
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Community Physiotherapist
AFC Band 5
37.5 hours per week – full time – permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the friendly and enthusiastic South Cumbria Community Physiotherapy Service. The service is currently spread over two localities of Furness and South Lakes. We are …