Closing Date: 23 May 2018
Salary: £26,830.00 to £35,933.00 per annum
Location: Scotland
Full time/Part time: Full Time
Position Type: Permanent

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North and West Operational Unit

East Sutherland Integrated Health & Social Care Team

Physiotherapist (Band 6)
Based at The Lawson Memorial Hospital, Golspie

£26,830 - £35,933 Ref: 002/18.19-ES2

Are you interested in being part of the East Sutherland Integrated Health & Social Care Team, based in a small friendly community hospital, with excellent rehabilitation facilities, in the seaside village of Golspie. You would be working in a picturesque area of the Highlands, where there are local shops, schools and opportunities for outdoor activities, such as walking, cycling, water-sports, golf and crofting.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic individual who wishes to lead our inpatient rehabilitation physiotherapy service and to contribute to community rehabilitation and enablement services providing support to patients in their own homes.

The successful applicant will work as part of the multidisciplinary team and will provide specialist physiotherapy assessment, treatment and management of both older and younger adults with complex needs, dealing with a range of medical, neurological and orthopaedic conditions and Falls Prevention. The main focus will be on providing ward based rehabilitation as well as intensive short-term intervention in patients own homes, maximising independence and promoting self management. The successful applicant will be required to hold a degree/honours degree in physiotherapy or equivalent and have relevant post graduation experience in neurological and elderly rehabilitation.

In return for your enthusiasm and commitment, we provide a supportive working environment and access to further training and development opportunities. A relocation package will also be offered to the successful candidate.

A driving licence is essential and a pool car will be available, however, applicants should have access to their own vehicle for work purposes, if required. This is a permanent full-time post of 37.5 hours per week.

Informal enquiries would be welcomed by Heather Taylor, Integrated Team Leader, Tel: (01408) 664016 or Shona Paterson Professional Lead Physiotherapist, Tel: 01408 664027.

Application forms/full information packs are available (quoting job ref: 002/18.19-ES2 from Employment Services, Caithness General Hospital, Wick, KW1 5NS, Tel: (01955) 880403, or emailing:

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, 23 May 2018.

Employer Information

NHS Highland, NHS Highland, Inverness, IV2 3BW [more details]