University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust is a newly formed organisation following a merger between Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (WSHFT) and Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust (BSUH) on 1st April 2021. WSHFT and BSUH have been working in partnership with a shared leadership team for four years leading up to the recent merger. Our vision (Excellent care, every time - "Where better never stops") is at the heart of all that that we do - we pride ourselves in putting the compassionate care of patients first and foremost. WSHFT became the first non-specialist acute hospital trust to be awarded Outstanding in all of the CQC's key inspection areas and BSUH became the fastest improving acute hospital trust in England and was rated Good overall and Outstanding for caring by the CQC. Moving forward together, the ambition is to continue improving and providing excellent care, every time, for patients.
The merger was a technical but important process for both WSHFT and BSUH which will ensure that the right leadership, structures, and governance are in place. Our journey has started but we have much still to learn as we work towards full merger, enabled by our Patient First ethos which shapes our values and gives structure to our improvement and performance management. Our shared sense of purpose, commitment to investing in and developing our workforce and focus on continuous improvement in the pursuit of excellent care, every time, for our patients underpins all that we do. The largest part of this journey is investing in staff and creating a vibrant and supportive organisation where successful careers flourish.
About this vacancy"Want to be part of an exciting new development?
Come and join us as a Band 7 in this newly created rotational post that covers MSK, Emergency Department and Virtual Fracture Clinic(split rotation). Applications are open for you to join these well-established teams and these new unique posts will ensure you build upon your skills and contribute to the knowledge and quality of the departments as you rotate through MSK and ED/VFC. You will spend approximately 18 months in the 2 areas.
We are looking for someone with excellent communication and team leadership skills, who is able to build rapport and working relationships across services. We take pride in developing both our services and staff, therefore experience of supporting and training others is vital, as is experience of developing services to improve patient care.
This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a friendly, supportive and integrated Physiotherapy service. We offer regular supervision and training opportunities for both professional and service development.
We are looking to fill 2 whole time equivalent posts and will consider job share and part time applications."General information for applicants
As part of our commitment to a safe working environment, we undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check on all new employees where the role is eligible for a criminal record check . We make offers in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975.
Applications for Skilled Worker sponsorship are welcome for those that meet the Visa and Immigrations eligibility criteria.For further information please visit the gov.uk website searching for Skilled Worker.
Please apply as early as you're able for this role. In the event of exceptional interest we may close adverts earlier than specified.
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