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Job Opportunity: Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner, Royal Hospital for Children and Young People

Closing Date 20th October 2022

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

To undertake the role of an Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner (APP), utilising high levels of decision making and clinical judgment, ensuring that patient health needs are met through the diagnosis and the management of complex patient conditions including assessment, treatment and review planning processes in partnership with patients and families.

Provide specialist advice to healthcare professionals, other agencies, carers, clients and relatives. The APP role encompasses that of expert clinician, educator and auditor.

Take a key role in leading and developing the service to improve practice and work collaboratively, implementing and evaluating evidence based standards, guidelines and policies.

To identify and be actively involved in audit and research activity which will contribute to the development of the service.

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post. 

Please note: As this post is part-time the salary will be pro-rata.

For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact:

Sandra Rathjen 07866847044 Sandra.rathjen@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

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