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Macmillan Physiotherapist

Band 5

Main area
Therapies
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Fixed term
Hours
30 hours per week
Job ref
156-18-1069
Site
Royal Cornwall Hospital
Town
Truro
Salary
£23,023 to £29,608 pa
Closing
28/10/2018 23:59

 

 

We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Physiotherapist, with a genuine interest in Oncology and Haematology, to join our friendly, multi-professional team at ‘The Cove’. You will be working under the guidance of the Macmillan Specialist Lead Physiotherapist in reviewing patients referred by the Oncology/Haematology teams and offering specialist individualised advice on Exercise, Fatigue Management and Breathlessness. You will also be helping with group sessions working in particular on exercise, Breathlessness, Health and Wellbeing events and Fatigue Management.

Do you have excellent and effective communication skills, a flexible approach and an ability to work under pressure, both as part of a team and independently?  Can you demonstrate an enthusiastic approach to learning and service delivery? If so then why not come and join our team? 

You will be based in ‘The Cove’, a new purpose designed and built Macmillan Centre, providing information and support to people affected by cancer throughout their cancer pathway. The particular emphasis of the centre is to enable patients to rebuild their lives following a cancer diagnosis, to allow them to live a fulfilled life with and beyond their cancer.

This is a part time, fixed term contract project post over 22 months and flexible working across 4 days will be required.  It is anticipated that the project may demonstrate a need for the post, in the hope that it would become substantive in the longer term.

It is anticipated that the project will start towards the end of 2018.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mark McCaffrey, Macmillan Specialist Physiotherapist  or Kathryn Radcliffe, Macmillan Centre Manager on 01872 256363.