Band 5 Civilian Exercise Rehabilitation Instructor
- Job Reference: J221-A-20-26433
- Date Posted: 11 November 2020
- Employer: Ministry of Defence (Defence Medical Services, Whittington)
- Location: Imphal Barracks, Fulford Road, York, YO10 4HD
- Salary: £24,907 to £30,615
- Sector: Government & Defence, Healthcare & Medical
- Job Type: Full Time, Part Time, Contract
- Duration: Until 31/07/2022
We have an exciting opportunity for a positive and caring Band 5 Civilian Exercise Rehabilitation Instructor (ERI) here at the Primary Care Rehabilitation Facilities, Imphal Barracks, York. If you are a qualified ERI, have a passion for helping people, and would like to be part of a great team then please apply.
This fixed term post is being offered at 37.5 hours per week, ending on 31/07/2022.
In this business critical role you will be working with the team to provide a high standard of exercise based rehabilitation, including highly specialist work in the musculo-skeletal/sports and training injury area for the Population at Risk (PAR) whilst meeting Standards for Better Health by using a multidisciplinary approach.
Duties of the role include but are not limited to:
Performing appropriate clinical assessments and to design and implement safe and progressive exercise treatment schedules for all patients after the MO/Physiotherapist has made a diagnosis.
Communicating effectively with patients to ensure informed consent for assessment and treatment, good understanding of their conditions and maximise their rehabilitation potential. Patients may have barriers to communication e.g. English as their second language.
Ensuring that the highest standards of confidentiality, recording, filing and storage of patient notes and statistical information are achieved and maintained in Caldicott Principles and local policy.
Developing and maintaining your own personal, service and professional standards at the highest attainable levels through continuing professional development activities and maintenance of a portfolio.
Participating in the Knowledge Skills Framework (KSF) scheme and be responsible for complying with agreed development programmes, including attendance at appropriately planned and selected post-graduate courses.
Maintaining a high standard of confidentiality at all times.
Adhering to Regional Healthcare Governance policy, ensuring that all service delivery conforms to the standards set.
Being responsible for the safe and competent use of all equipment, patient appliances and aids, attaining competence prior to use. Including the identification and reporting of work service requirements and repair needs within the department.
Assisting in the identification of training needs, organising and contributing to in-service training within the PCRF.
Participating in the supervision/training of other Allied Health Professionals seeking experience within the PCRF and supervise other work experience students.
The selection at sift stage will be based on your CV and at interview you will be tested against the following NHS Key Skills Framework:
NHS Core – NHSC1 – Communication
NHS Core – NHSC4 – Service Improvement
NHS Core – NHSC5 – Quality
And also the following Functional Competence Framework:
HWB1 Promotion of Health Wellbeing and the Prevention of Adverse Effects of Health and Wellbeing
HWB6 Assessment and Treatment Planning
HWB7 Interventions and Treatment
Please ensure you demonstrate that you have the required skills, qualifications and memberships in your CV and that you have saved it in PDF format using your surname then first name prior to submitting your application.
The successful candidate will be required to provide evidence of the following:
BSc(Hons) Sports and Exercise Rehabilitation or Sports Therapy and must be a Full Graduate Member of BASRaT and be entitled to the title Graduate Sports Rehabilitator
Joint Service Exercise Rehabilitation Instructor qualification (JSERI)
BSc(Hons) in Physiotherapy and be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)”
This is a Fixed-term Appointment as a Band 5 Exercise Rehabilitation Instructor in the Primary Care Rehabilitation Facilities. Your responsibilities will be as described in this job advert. The reason why you are appointed for a fixed period is due to funding. This post will therefore begin on your appointment and end on 31st July 2022. You should be aware that when your Fixed-term Appointment at MOD comes to an end, arrangements will be made in line with the FTA policy.
If you are a permanent MoD civil servant and are found successful for an advertised Fixed-term Appointment (FTA) you should move into the post under a Temporary Transfer (for up to a maximum of 3 years). At the end of the posting you will return to your previous MoD Business area. If this posting is at a higher grade, your promotion will be temporary, and you will return to your substantive grade at the end of the Temporary Transfer. If a Temporary Transfer cannot be agreed between all parties then a transfer on an FTA contract is possible, read the FTA and Change of Work Location in the UK policy for further information.
If you are transferring to MoD from another government department (OGD) you should join the MoD on an inward loan. At the end of the loan you will return to your home (OGD) department. If a loan cannot be agreed between all parties then a transfer on an FTA contract is possible, read the FTA policy for further information.
There is no requirement to deploy as this is met by our uniformed personnel, but you will form the continuity of care required by our patients when based at home.
Please be aware that if you are found successful you will be asked to provide evidence of your immunity to Hepatitis B.
Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.
All employees joining Ministry of Defence who are new to the Civil Service will be subject to a 6-month probation period (unless otherwise advised) effective from the employment start date.