Locum Band 6 Respiratory Physiotherapist

Posted 07 June 2021
Salary£21 - £25 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineRespiratory physiotherapy, Physiotherapy Jobs

Job description

Band 6 Physiotherapist - Community Respiratory 


Job Type: Temporary/Full-Time 

Job Starts: ASAP

Maxxima are currently recruiting for an experienced physiotherapist to fill a full-time locum role with a community respiratory team based in Leeds. The contract will be for the next 10-12 months so would be perfect for those looking for a longer term role!

Duties will include:
  • Working in a busy multidisciplinary community respiratory team across Leeds
  • Assessing patients with chronic lung diseases ( including COPD; Interstitial Lung Diseases; pre/post lung surgery) for Pulmonary Rehabilitation, alongside respiratory nurse specialists in clinics across the city
  • Leading face to face and virtual pulmonary rehabilitation exercise classes-including leading and monitoring exercises and leading education sessions for patients.
  • Visiting housebound patients in their own home, across the city to provide home based pulmonary rehabilitation.
  • Supporting the team with overall operational duties in relation to the above.
  • Home visits for patients requiring assessment and advice regarding their condition, including secretion clearance and breathlessness management.
  • You will be expected to document records in a timey manner using system one
  • You will be working as part of the respiratory team-however, this will involve some lone working also.
  • Managing your own diary; prioritising patients.

Requirements of this Physiotherapist vacancy
  • A degree (or equivalent) e.g. BSc, MSc or Diploma entry level qualification in physiotherapy
  • HCPC  registered
  • At least 2 years’ experience as a physiotherapist in an NHS setting
  • Must have own car and be able to drive
  • Worked in a respiratory setting
Desirable Experience
  • Community experience
  • Experience working in pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Working with patients with long term conditions
If you are interested in this physiotherapy vacancy, please apply by clicking the apply button. If you’d like more details about this role, contact the physiotherapy team today – we always have time to take your call. If the role isn’t quite what you’re looking for, why not register with Maxxima today?

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  • The security of working with a CCS supplier, established since 2001
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