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Specialist Physiotherapist in Women’s & Pelvic Health

Job details
Posting date: 17 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £35,392.00 £42,618.00 Per Annum (PA) Pro Rata.
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 16 June 2024
Location: Southampton, SO14 2AA
Company: University Hospital Southampton NHS FT
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6321187/188-CLN0443

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Summary

A Vacancy at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.


University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to offer a fantastic opportunity to work with us.

Please see below for detailed job description of the role.

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Therapy Services department at University Hospital Southampton (UHS) for a B6 Physiotherapist to join our women’s health and pelvic health therapy service. This post is particularly well suited for a Physiotherapist looking to develop their skills within pelvic health.
The successful applicant will join our Women’s Health Physiotherapy team, where they will be able to develop their therapeutic skills within the specialist areas of Urogynaecology and Obstetric, including intimate examinations. The postholder will receive regular support and supervision from an experienced team of therapists.

About the team
UHS is a specialist tertiary centre for urogynaecology, gynaecology and colorectal pelvic floor services.
You will be joining a small team of Physiotherapists, based within Princess Anne Hospital, which sits within the remit of University Hospital Southampton and is part of the wider Therapy services department.

This post is part of the wider Therapy services department and therefore you will have many opportunities to develop new skills and knowledge through our in-service training. You will be part of a large department of over 290 wte Therapy staff including Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Therapy support staff.

We run a 7-day therapy service working on weekends and Bank Holidays, on a roster basis, which may be expected as part of your working hours in future.

As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.

All non-clinical roles may involve a mixture of on site and remote working, Specific details and flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.



Who is this post suitable for?
We are looking for a dynamic Physiotherapist with both demonstrable musculoskeletal and urogynaecology experience, who is highly motivated and keen to further their knowledge and expertise in this area.

What skills we are looking for
It is essential that you have prior experience in Women’s Health and have experience in carrying out intimate examinations with this female patient group.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual who can demonstrate excellent communication skills, is able to work effectively within a team, and can evidence their involvement in service improvement, teaching and audit, as well as the relevant clinical experience.

If you believe you fulfil the essential criteria on the person specification and would like to join our dynamic and driven team, then we would love to hear from you. Please contact Rosie Butler for further information on 023 8120 8967 or e-mail rosemary.butler@uhs.nhs.uk.

We look forward to hearing from you and would be happy to arrange an informal visit to the department and answer any questions you might have about the post.

Please note: Any applications written and generated by AI may not be shortlisted.

For other therapy career opportunities please email Annette.Purkis@uhs.nhs.uk




This advert closes on Friday 31 May 2024

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