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Physiotherapist

Location:
Blackheath
Department:
PHYSIOTHERAPY
Salary Details:
£27,592.50 to £35,392.50 per annum
22 Feb 2021

About The Role

We are looking for a Physiotherapist to work as a member of the multi-disciplinary team at Blackheath Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre (Private Sector) – South East London.  Undertaking all aspects of clinical duties with the support of the lead Physiotherapist.

Job Summary
  • To perform advanced neurological physiotherapy assessments and treatment to patients, often with diverse, complex, or multiple pathologies and presentations.
  • To work as an autonomous practitioner to formulate a treatment plan and management programme according to assessment findings and to develop and maintain high standards of patient care.
  • To be an integral member of the physiotherapy team and MDT, contributing to the management of the department and the training and supervision of students, assistants and other health care professionals.
  • To contribute to the management and development of staff especially with regard to all aspects of clinical governance and to deputise for senior staff as required.
  • To utilise research skills for audit, policy, service development and clinical research.
  • To provide an advanced neurological physiotherapy service to primary and tertiary referred patients.
  • To implement policy changes within the neurophysiotherapy service and the wider organisation.
  • To be able to exert moderate to intense physical effort for frequent periods throughout the working day e.g. crawl, kneel, squat, crouch, bend during assessment and treatment of neurological patients and also manoeuvre manual handling equipment around the centre. 

Key Accountabilities

  • To uphold professional standards as outlined by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy    
  • To support the physiotherapy service in relation to staffing, service and organisational issues.
  • To ensure accurate documentation of assessment, treatment and outcome measures are maintained 
  • Ensure the provision of a high quality physiotherapy service and it’s place within the multi-disciplinary team    
  • Take responsibility for own professional & personal development through performance and development reviews and attending all relevant training and regular supervision at an appropriate level.
  • Contribute and adhere to risk management strategies agreed by the multidisciplinary team for an individual service user.
  • To participate in the admissions process as required.

Communication and Relationship Skills

  • To demonstrate sensitivity to patients and their families when imparting potentially distressing information.
  • To liaise with family, carers and significant others where appropriate to ensure patient’s needs are met to a high standard.
  • To participate in professional meeting offering views, ideas and opinions and respect those of others.
  • To ensure accurate and timely handover of patient related information to the Multidisciplinary Team and relevant agencies.
  • To demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with people with cognitive impairment and communication difficulties.
  • To demonstrate ability to be empathetic, motivating and reassuring to allow for active participation.
To form close association with all staff and promote an integrated Multidisciplinary service

About You

Please take a look at our progressive and rewarding benefits package
•        Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
•        Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay
•        2 week’s paid paternity leave
•        Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
•        A thorough Induction Programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
•        Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
•        Annual leave entitlement 25 days plus bank holidays
•        Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
•        The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
•        Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
•        A range of staff discounts
•        Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

For a more detailed job spec please take a look at our Website where you can also read some inspiring stories and find out why working at Huntercombe really sets us apart from the rest on the link here https://huntercombe.com/work-with-us/


About The Company

Huntercombe Group are one the leading specialist healthcare providers, with hospital and centres throughout England and Scotland, delivering wide ranging services in adult mental health and learning disabilities, specialist brain injury, child and adult mental health services (CAMHS) including eating disorders and social care for children with special needs.
Our aspiration is to nurture the world, one person at a time and that’s why everything we do is designed to provide the best care and recovery for our patients and residents
We’re proud to have recruited some of the most experienced doctors, nurses and therapists in their fields and alongside our supportive stable Management structure we hope that it’s you that can help make a difference to our excellent teams and workforce.