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Ref no:
RGU05212
Published:
4/8/2022
Closes:
21/8/2022
Location:
RGU Garthdee, AB10 7GJ
Salary:
£31,406 - £34,304 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

Job Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a Physiotherapist to join The Physiotherapy Clinic here at Robert Gordon University.

The Physiotherapy Clinic is the University’s professional physiotherapy service providing services for staff and students of the University, the local community and industry.

We are looking for a physiotherapist to join our team to help us to deliver and continue to develop the high quality services we provide and meet increased service demands.

The Physiotherapy Clinic is easy to access and is based in a purpose built clinical facility within the Sir Ian Wood Building, Garthdee Campus with access to RGU:SPORT. It is supported by a range state of the art equipment, facilities, and staff including the Human Performance Laboratory where motion analysis systems can be accessed. We are looking for an experienced musculo-skeletal physiotherapist to join our team to help us strengthen and develop the high quality of services we provide. The post would be the first instance a two year fixed term contract on a fulltime basis (35 hours per week). The Physiotherapy clinic and staff supports physiotherapy student placements as an integral part of its function. Although this is a clinical post, there would be the opportunity to be part of occasional and selected teaching sessions in the undergraduate physiotherapy course provision to support development of additional skills if this was desired.

The hours of work are flexible to meet the demands of the service but may include some evening and occasional weekend work.

You can expect an exceptional working environment, 46 days annual leave, including statutory holidays and a generous pension contribution.

CPD is provided and actively supported as part of the role.

Salary scale - £31406 - £34304 per annum.  Remuneration will based according to experience.

Closing date is 21 August 2022.

Enquiries regarding the role are welcome and can be directed to Donna Wynne at d.wynne@rgu.ac.uk

To apply, you will need to submit your CV, together with a cover letter, detailing how you meet the requirements for the role.

This post is subject to the individual being required to join the PVG scheme. For more information, visit: https://www.mygov.scot/pvg-scheme/

Job Description

RESPONSIBLE TO: The Physiotherapy Clinic Director

RESPONSIBLE FOR:  No direct staff supervision however, would be responsible for supervision of Student on clinical placements.

PURPOSE OF POST:  To provide a quality physiotherapy service to all of The Physiotherapy Clinic clients and to take an active role in the further development of the clinic and services.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

To provide clinical physiotherapy services.

To be responsible for ensuring the clinic meets all appropriate Health & Safety Quality Standards.

To strengthen and develop the high quality services the clinic provides.

Person Specification

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications & Professional Memberships

First Degree Undergraduate or Postgraduate Degree (pre-registration) in Physiotherapy.

Membership of The Health and Care Professions Council Chartered Society of Physiotherapy  

Experience

General Musculo-skeletal Physiotherapy  

Other

Unsociable hours may be required to work in the evenings and/or weekends.

 

Behaviours

Behaviour 1: Communication - Ability to receive, understand and convey information requiring careful explanation and information of a complex or conceptual nature, in a clear and accurate manner

Behaviour 2: Service Delivery - Experience of exploring and adapting a service to meet customers’ expectations and also identifying ways of improving standards 

Behaviour 3: Pastoral Care and Welfare - Experience of calming and reassuring those with work/study related problems who may be experiencing distress and dealing with difficult welfare situations or confidential matters 

Behaviour 4: Decision Making - Experience of using own judgement to make decisions, making collaborative decisions with others to reach conclusions and providing advice or information that will influence the decisions of others

Behaviour 5: Liaison and Networking - Experience of circulating information in an accurate and timely manner and working across team boundaries to build and strengthen working relationships

Behaviour 6: Initiative and Problem Solving - Experience of using initiative and creativity to resolve problems, identifying practical and suitable solutions.