Band 6 Respiratory Physiotherapist - Lancashire

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Are you a physiotherapist with excellent problem-solving skills, looking for a rewarding new role in Respiratory Physiotherapy?

Pulse is recruiting for an experienced Physiotherapist to join a busy acute short stay ward team at an NHS trust, located in Lancashire. The post is available to start as soon as possible, offering full-time for an ongoing period.

The post holder will provide Respiratory Physiotherapy, including chest clearance and breathing techniques, will aim to improve the self-management of people with chronic Respiratory conditions through education, support and close liaison with the wider health and social care services, provide a variety of innovative components including a Pulmonary and Cardiac rehabilitation, supplementary oxygen assessment and rapid response for those in an exacerbation and will also play a key part to reduce unnecessary hospital admissions where possible.

Duties within this role will include: 

• Treatment for respiratory conditions 
• Independently managing own caseload of complex patients  
• Treating respiratory inpatients 
• Working on medical wards, treating older adults 
• Dealing with respiratory medicine 
• Carrying out assessments of patient progress

To be considered for this role you must: 

• Have previous experience working within an acute NHS setting 
• Be HCPC registered 
• Hold the relevant degree/qualifications in physiotherapy 
• Experience of treating COPD patients 

What next? 

If you are a compassionate and empathetic physiotherapist, looking to help those with chronic respiratory conditions, then please apply today or contact our team for more information. 

Benefits of locum work:

• Daily payroll
• Variety of work opportunities in NHS and private sectors
• Expand your skill set more quickly
• Flexible hours of work

Why Pulse? 

• Online interviews via HireVue
• First class support and advice from our specialist consultant teams 
• ipoint – Electronic Timesheet smartphone app
• Assistance with travel and finding accommodation 
• Streamlined compliance process, utilising new online technology
• Access to high-quality voluntary training 
• £300 Recommend a Friend bonus scheme*
*Terms and conditions 

Not for you but know the ideal physiotherapist for the job? 

If you are registered with Pulse and recommend a friend to us, you can earn £300 per recommendation once they have worked over 200 hours*. 

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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