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Occupational Therapist – Occupational Therapy 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: £23,023 - £29,608 per annum
  • Type: Fixed term until 31/03/2019
  • Closing Date: 25/09/2018
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This fixed term post in Occupational Therapy is to support the back fill for the discharge to assess secondment opportunities.

We are able to offer you the opportunity to join our Occupational Therapy service and develop your clinical knowledge and skills across a variety of clinical areas e.g. orthopaedics, medicine, stroke, general surgery, care of the elderly and Supported Discharge.

You will work in an acute hospital and community setting as an Occupational Therapist on rotation based at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Lancaster.

You will have knowledge and experience in the assessment and treatment of patients and will be motivated to join us in improving our patients’ experiences. Graduate experience in an acute hospital setting is desirable.

You will join a dedicated and motivated team of Occupational Therapy staff.

In addition to a comprehensive induction package,the successful candidate will be subject to the completion of satisfactory 6 month probationary period with support from experienced Occupational Therapists. This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

Staff develop their knowledge and skills using our appraisal process and we actively support staff through supervision with in-service training opportunities and a peer support group.

Requirements:-

– You will have A Diploma or Degree in Occupational Therapy approved by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists

– Registration with HCPC as an Occupational Therapist

– The ability to travel between sites and in the community.

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 Muscoloskeletal Physiotherapist 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: £28,050 to £36,644 per annum pro rata
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: Today at 23:59
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We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join our team. If you’re the type of health professional who truly has the patient at the heart of everything you do and you want to work in a Trust that shares your values and is going places, then this might just be the perfect role for you.

We are looking to recruit two Specialist MSK Physiotherapists to join our out-patient team and there are opportunities to work at either full-time or part-time. There is also an opportunity to work with the Paediatric MSK Physiotherapists or the Rheumatology Physiotherapists should you have an interest in these outpatient specialities. The successful candidate 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.

Services are based in the Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Queen Victoria Centre, Morecambe. We also work closely with our GP colleagues as part of the Trust’s Physiotherapy Triage Service based within the local surgeries.

Our primary focus is to deliver quality, patient-centred care which is evidenced based and sustainable for the future in an ever changing NHS landscape. To achieve this, we aim to give you the opportunity to develop your skills in a supportive, dynamic and varied environment and to be involved in service development. We have a strong commitment to staff development and service improvement and provide regular supervision and in-service training.

If you’re looking for an opportunity to continue to develop your skills in MSK and to join an established multi-disciplinary team delivering specialist MSK services in both a secondary and primary care setting, then this could be the role for you.

As a Trust we actively support you to develop your knowledge and skills via our Annual Development Review programme. You will also have the opportunity to learn from a team of experienced Specialist and Advanced Physiotherapists through the in-service training programme and there is support for external courses.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust (UHMBT) 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. 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.

The Trust is 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 welcome applications from both qualified physiotherapists and student physiotherapists who graduate this year who are motivated to maintain and develop these standards of care.

In addition to UHMBT being a Trust that is striving for excellence, the geographic location of the Trust has an amazing amount to offer. 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.

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

Clinical Service Manager (Internal Only) Allied Health Professionals

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Kendal
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £42,414 - £49,969 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: Today at 23:59
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An opportunity has arisen to appoint a Clinical Service Manager within our Integrated Care Group to manage a defined portfolio of Allied Health Professional Services, supporting on going transformational work across bay.

The role includes working closely with Clinicians, Business Managers, Service Coordinators and multiple providers of healthcare across the primary and secondary care interface. The Post Holder will provide exceptional management and leadership in both a clinical and operational capacity. The successful candidate will have an excellent track record in leading groups of staff through sharing a vision and a common purpose, will have experience of achieving key performance targets and process redesign / implementation. An ability to balance the long-term strategic needs and planning of service areas alongside immediate operational requirements is essential, as is the ability to manage budgets and prepare business cases in line with tight timescales.

This post is only open to current employees of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust.

Please note if you are shortlisted for interview you will be required to complete a Psychometric Test.

Specialist MSK Physiotherapsit – Community based Allied Health Professionals

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Furness Area
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £28,050 - £36,644 per annum pro rata
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 25/09/2018
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Physiotherapist to join our Community based MSK Out-patient team. The post involves assessment and treatment of a mixed caseload, predominantly GP referral. 

The post offers experience working at Abbey Road Clinic Barrow-in-Furness, Dalton Clinic, Millom Community Hospital where you will gain experience in running MSK education classes and rehabilitation groups alongside experienced staff. Therefore you must have the ability to work and travel to various sites within the Furness Locality. The team will be moving in to a new purpose built Health Centre in Barrow and Millom, having fully equipped clinical areas and gym facilities and opportunity to work closely with GPs and other health staff.

We are looking for:

  • A Physiotherapist who has completed a range of core rotations within the NHS as a junior physiotherapist,   including   experience in musculoskeletal out-patients and who is keen to develop their clinical skills further.
  • A motivated individual who can demonstrate evidence of their own professional development.
  • A Team player who can also work independently when necessary.
  • A friendly and flexible attitude, that is patient focused and dedicated to quality care. 

The Physiotherapy Service has a well-developed appraisal system, regular in-service training programme; access to regular clinical supervision provided by senior staff trained in Orthopaedic Medicine and Injection Therapy and actively encourages continuing professional development.

You will be expected to be involved in the supervision and teaching of physiotherapy students and other staff within the service.

Furness is a very popular area on the coast and very close to the Lake District National Park which offers a wide range of outdoor activities. The area has miles of wild and diverse coastline to explore with views of Morecambe Bay and of the nearby Lakeland fells.

Barrow-in-Furness is one of the biggest towns in Cumbria, Submarine building and Pharmaceuticals are major employers in the area. The surrounding area is popular with tourism and is a lovely place to bring up a family. The nearby historic market town of Ulverston is popular for its festivals and Kendal and the motorway are only 45-50 minutes away.

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: Barrow in Furness
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £28,050 to £36,644 per annum pro rata
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 23/09/2018
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If you want to achieve a great work/life balance with a professionally satisfying job while living in one of the safest, least congested and most beautiful parts of the country then come and check us out.

About the role…

Applications are welcomed from Physiotherapists who are ready to expand their out-patient skills at specialist level. We are able to offer you the opportunity to join our Physiotherapy team at Furness General hospital providing specialist assessment and treatment to a diverse and varied caseload.

Our primary focus is to deliver quality, patient-centred care which is evidenced based and sustainable for the future in an ever changing NHS landscape. To achieve this, we aim to give you the opportunity to develop your skills in a supportive, dynamic and varied environment and to be involved in service development.

You will develop your skills in a range of specialist areas including MSK, Rheumatology, Hydrotherapy, Amputee Rehabilitation and Cardiac Rehabilitation.

You will have the option to contribute to the weekend and on-call rota with training provided to support you to meet the competencies required for the role.

Duties will include the support and supervision of rotational 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. We have a strong commitment to staff development and service improvement and provide regular supervision and in-service training.

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

Our hospitals have recently been rated as GOOD overall with our care being rated as OUTSTANDING by the CQC.

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 across the Bay

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust wants to provide sustainable high quality services that provide an 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.

Physiotherapy Clinical Lead Allied Health Professionals

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Barow in Furness
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £33,222 - £43,041 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 30/09/2018
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Furness General Hospital is situated on the edge of and within the Lake District National Park giving easy access to recreational activities such as Fell Walking and water sports.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Physiotherapist with previous experience working in the in-patient medical setting with an interest in Respiratory care.

We are keen to recruit you, as a motivated and enthusiastic individual with experience in acute respiratory and medical Physiotherapy, advanced clinical reasoning skills, excellent communication skills and strong leadership qualities, to join our Inpatient Physiotherapy Service based at the Furness General Hospital providing a quality service to our patients.

As a member of the team you will provide a physiotherapy service to our IP medical wards with patients who have acute Respiratory problems, assessing patients for discharge and other complex medical conditions.

You will act as Clinical Lead for Medical Respiratory Care working closely with our IP Physiotherapy Team.

You will also have a broad range of experience of inpatient physiotherapy to enable you to support other clinical areas and to actively participate in the weekend in-patient rota and out of hours on-call rota.

The Team work as a multi-disciplinary team and we are continuing 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 highly specialist Physiotherapists.

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.

 

 

Lead CT Radiographer 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: £33,222 - £43,041 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 20/09/2018
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The Radiology team at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI) have an exciting new opportunity for a CT trained Radiographer to lead our friendly team. The successful candidate must be patient centred, caring and professional and have proven leadership skills. The post will involve managing the service, monitoring waiting lists and developing policies to ensure we provide an efficient CT service to manage the current demands within the NHS.

You must have CT experience and a Diploma of the College of Radiographers or BSc(Hons) in Diagnostic Radiography.

We have a full 7 day shift system for CT scanning which includes dedicated night Radiographers, to undertake trauma and emergency imaging, as well as in-patients.

Working within the CT and MR departments at the RLI provides opportunities to gain excellent experience in a wide range of CT imaging procedures including trauma, MSK, neurological, vascular, paediatrics and oncology. We also offer radiographer led CTC, and cardiac imaging.

The radiology department is equipped with a newly installed SECTRA PACS, and RIS. The CT department is equipped with one GE 64 slice and one GE 16 CT slice scanner.

We currently have one Siemens Aera 1.5T MR scanner undertaking a wide range of MR imaging.

The RLI is on the doorstep to the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, the Trust is set in some of the most remarkable surroundings in the UK, facilitating an abundance of outdoor activities. There are many OFSTED “Good” and “Outstanding” state primary schools which feed into excellent secondary schools. There are Boys and Girls grammar schools which consistently rank in the top 5 in the North West as well as Lancaster University, ranked the best in the North West and 8th in the Country. The M6 and rail network provide easy access to Manchester and other city centres.
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.

The majority of work will be based in the CT/MR department but you maybe required elsewhere according to the needs of the service.
The Radiology department carries out of full range of investigations, including A/E, Out patients, In patients , theatre work, MR, CT, U/S and Radionuclide Imaging. We currently have 2 CT scanners and 1 MRI scanner within the Royal Lancaster Infirmary. We are currently installing a new Siemens MR scanner to replace the existing unit.

You would be expected to cover 7 day working, which will include participating in the on-call rota .

Advanced Physiotherapist – Pain Management 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: £33,222 to £43,041 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 23/09/2018
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Due to staff promotion, we are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join our team. If you’re the type of health professional who truly has the patient at the heart of everything you do and you want to work in a Trust that shares your values and is going places, then this might just be the perfect role for you.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and forward thinking Physiotherapist, who is keen to develop quality services and best practice in Pain Management working closely with the multidisciplinary team. We would welcome applicants with innovative and creative ideas, who will support the development of this service.  You will provide clinical leadership in Pain Management Physiotherapy in an outpatient setting across the Royal Lancaster Infirmary & Queen Victoria Centre with responsibility for the planning, delivery and evaluation of the service provided on a day-to-day basis.

Ideally we require a Physiotherapist with experience in the management of chronic pain conditions, multidisciplinary working and have broad MSK experience. However, if you have an interest in chronic pain conditions and have a good MSK background, we would be happy to support your development in the role. Ideally, candidates should have an interest in and some knowledge of ‘Cognitive Behavioural Treatment’ and ‘Acceptance and Commitment Therapy’ approaches in reference to chronic pain conditions. Candidates should also have outpatient experience assessing and triaging complex pain patients and delivering appropriate evidence based treatment.

The role will also include supporting the Team Managers in the management, organisation and development of Physiotherapy services. We operate flexible working and we are happy to discuss options for working the 18.75 hours.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust (UHMBT) 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. 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 work with a team of experienced Specialist and Advanced Physiotherapists. We offer a clinical in-service training programme and Band 5 Physiotherapy Peer Support group.

The Trust is 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 welcome applications from experienced physiotherapists who are motivated to maintain and develop these standards of care.

In addition to UHMBT being a Trust that is striving for excellence, the geographic location of the Trust has an amazing amount to offer. 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.

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.

Radiographer Allied Health Professionals

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Kendal
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £23,023 to £29,608 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 20/09/2018
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University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust operates on three main sites situated at Lancaster, Kendal and Barrow-in-Furness and has approximately 1,200 beds with a wide range of medical and surgical specialties.

Westmorland General Hospital is a busy elective hospital situated on the edge of the Lake District with easy access to a host of countryside activities including walking; climbing etc.

We are looking for an enthusiastic radiographer to join our friendly team.

The part time post is 33.75 hours to be worked over a week. You will also be expected to participate in the shift/on call rota, which includes evening and weekend duties and on-call from home.

The department has two general X-ray rooms, a fluoroscopy room and two ultrasound rooms. There is a 24 hr minor injuries unit on site, outpatients, elective surgical and medical wards and the hospital performs a range of elective theatre requiring a mobile image intensifier.

There is also a Cardiac Catheter Lab which some radiographers rotate through.

If you are interested in pursuing your career in a friendly and progressive department within easy reach of the Lake District please telephone for further information or to arrange an informal visit.

Applications from final year students welcome.

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.

Hospital Play Specialist 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: £20,150 - £23,363 per annum pro rata
  • Type: Fixed term to cover maternity leave
  • Closing Date: 27/09/2018
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Looking for a new career path in one of the most picturesque parts of the country?  Then Morecambe Bay is just the place for you, offering the beautiful Lake District on your doorstep and within easy reaching distance of the City of Lancaster which offers excellent transport links to the main cities in the UK.

Our Trust is recruiting enthusiastic, highly motivated play specialist to join our dynamic, dedicated, forward thinking professional team which serves a wide geographical area with rural and urban communities.

You will be reliable, flexible, motivated, have excellent communication skills. Provide specialist knowledge and experience of hospital play to members of the multidisciplinary team.Through play, help to bridge the gap between hospital and home, thereby easing the adjustment of children and their families to a strange and sometimes frightening environment.Provide interesting and stimulating play programmes for sick children and their siblings in an effort to fulfil emotional, social and developmental needs and help alleviate emotional trauma within families.

If this sounds like you, then we want to hear from you!

The services we provide:

Children’s Inpatient, Day Care, Assessment and Outpatients

Our Children’s inpatient services provide compassionate care for Children and Young People from 0 to 16 years of age across two busy sites, Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Furness General Hospital. The units provide care for a mixture of specialties and for a wide range of conditions including High Dependency Care.

The unit’s encompass inpatient, day care and assessment services for our communities. We also have dedicated Children’s Out-Patient departments on both sites. This ensures a rich variety of experiences and development for our staff. 

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.

 

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