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Posted 2 days ago

The Nitty Gritty:

  • Location – Belfast
  • Hours of work are day duties Monday – Friday but these may also include an occasional weekend on a rota basis
  • Band 7 £16.05 – £25.68 (with yearly increments)
  • 3 month minimum contract
  • Contract to July 19 with possibility of being placed Permanently
  • Start Date for role is asap once legal checks are completed

What The Job Is:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 7 Physiotherapist to join our team in Belfast. We require staff to work in the Community Discharge Services, located in the Belfast area. The pay rate is £16.05 – £25.68 per hour based on different shift patterns.

As a core member of the care team, you will be expected to work both individually and within the team to provide the highest standards of care to all service users within the unit.

We at First Choice, will help you achieve this with continued professional development and training.

Who We Are:

First Choice now one of Northern Ireland’s leading Healthcare Recruitment Agencies has come a long way since opening its doors in 1994. We employ over 40 consultants and place over 1000 temporary staff every week in a variety of Public and Private Sector Settings.

We value our Healthcare Staff and the hard work they do and are currently looking for individuals to join our team.


What The Job Entails:

This is a diverse role and will include a number of key areas including:

  • To act as a skilled physiotherapist demonstrating advanced Physiotherapy assessment / knowledge/skills and clinical reasoning to deal with complex cases across the rehabilitation and elderly medicine teams
  • To prioritise and triage referrals from the acute setting and determine the most appropriate community pathway to facilitate timely hospital discharge
  • To carry out a professional assessment and follow-up review of the patient in the community following discharge from hospital to ensure a safe and effective discharge
  • To be recognised as a highly skilled clinician within area of speciality using a wide range of highly specialised and effective treatment techniques and modalities
  • Provide advice/support to physiotherapy colleagues on clinical practice issues
  • To provide a high standard of specialist care, using safe, effective and appropriate interventions in accordance with current research and professional guidelines

What We Need From You:

  • Diploma / Degree in Physiotherapy  or equivalent
  • 5 years’ postgraduate clinical working with at least 3 years clinical experience at a minimum of Band 6/ Specialist physiotherapist of which at least 6 months is in the management of patients of care of the elderly or disability / physical conditions within elderly medicine/surgery/fracture or Orthopaedic within acute or community setting providing rehabilitation intervention.
  • Registered with the Health Professions Council as a physiotherapist
  • Hold a full driving licence valid for use in the UK and have access to a car upon appointment

What We Will Offer You:

  • Band 7 £16.05 – £25.68 (with yearly increments)
  • A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)
  • Inclusion into our company pension scheme
  • Free Comprehensive and ongoing annual training courses
  • Free Uniform if required

If you like the idea of making a difference to people’s lives and would like to expand your career in the Healthcare sector and work for one of Northern Irelands leading provider of Healthcare Staff then please contact the team that always ticks the boxes.

First Choice is an equal opportunities employer


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