Overview

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly 1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our experienced haematology/haemato-oncology team here at King’s College Hospital, Denmark Hill site. There is currently one full-time permanent post available. The successful applicant will be responsible for the co-ordination and management of physiotherapy input for the haematology and Haemato-oncology wards at King’s Denmark Hill site.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic physiotherapist who enjoys team working and has the skills required to implement projects and service developments with support from senior colleagues. The haematology and haemato-oncology team at King’s is facilitated by the Clinical Lead Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist.

Applicants should have HCPC registration and be able to demonstrate a wide experience in haematology and haemato-oncology physiotherapy, with excellent communication and rehabilitation skills, as well as competent respiratory skills. You should have demonstrable leadership skills and the ability to actively contribute to service development, multidisciplinary working and experience of discharge planning within the NHS.

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a large trust providing specialist services to the region and also serving a large local population. You will be expected to work closely with colleagues within physiotherapy and in the wider multidisciplinary team, both in the hospital and our local community.

Continuing Professional Development is encouraged through the King’s appraisal and development system and there is a well-established in-service education programme. Attendance at post-registration courses is supported and there are comprehensive library and computer facilities on site. Students are regularly on placement from local universities.

Applicants should have HCPC registration and be able to demonstrate significant haematology and haemato-oncology experience including the ability to cope with complex management issues.

Interview date: TBC.

NB: Please note there is a word limit of 1000 words for your supporting statement. Applications over this limit will not be considered.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameClaire RonzeauJob titleClinical Lead Physiotherapist, NeurorehabilitationEmail [email protected] number020 3299 5847