Physiotherapist Band 6

Employer
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
LONDON
Salary
£37,152 to £43,994 a year PA, incl. HCAS (London Services)
Closing date
3 Jul 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Physiotherapist Band 6

Permanent 1 WTE

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a experienced band 6 physiotherapist who will work as a part of the multi-disciplinary Rapid Response team to meet the needs of patients referred to the team, ensuring the highest possible standards of practice.

The post holder will provide urgent assessment and treatment for patients with recurrent falls, including wide range of complex physical, sensory, perceptual and cognitive problems within community settings to prevent avoidable hospital admissions.

Main duties of the job

The Physiotherapist will work as a part of the multi-disciplinary Rapid Response team to meet the needs of patients referred to the team, ensuring the highest possible standards of practice and the post holder will provide assessment and treatment for patients with a wide range of complex physical, sensory, perceptual and cognitive problems within community settings.

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference in people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Job description Job responsibilities

  • Maintain confidentiality of information consistent with legislation and Trust policies.
  • Be proficient with IT systems, compile reports, analyse written and oral information/ communications data often in the context of frequent interruption
  • Demonstrate well developed clinical reasoning and decision making
  • Ensure clinical effectiveness by use of evidence based practice and outcome measures ensuring that all clinicians in this multi-disciplinary team practice these.
  • Be responsible in identifying and reporting clinical risk, and making recommendations for clinical risk management
  • These extended roles will include basic observational skills, the knowledge and ability to monitor Blood Pressure, Pulse and Respiratory Rate, as well as Saturation levels


Person Specification Education, training and qualifications Essential
  • oDiploma/Degree in Physiotherapy
  • oMember of HCPC
  • oTo be able to work in shift system between 08:00hrs- 18:00hrs (Early or Late)
Experience Essential
  • oExperience working with older people in a client centred way, within a multidisciplinary team and working with elderly falls - acute/ community experience.
Skills & Abilities Essential
  • oAbility to manage own workload, flexibility and use initiative to problem solve.
  • oOrganisational and planning and time management skills
  • oGood interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • oAbility to plan, coordinate a range of complex activities in relation to clinical work.
  • oAbility to communicate with other professionals
  • oAwareness of potential hazards including frequent verbal aggression and risk of physical aggression in settings such as the clients home, community venues, public transport etc.) whilst ensuring safety of self, client and members of the public.
  • oAwareness of potential hazards including frequent verbal aggression and risk of physical aggression in settings such as the clients home, community venues, public transport etc.) whilst ensuring safety of self, client and members of the public.
Knowledge Essential
  • oAn understanding of the needs of Newham's culturally diverse population
  • oUnderstanding of Health and Safety issues in relation to working in a clients home
  • oKnowledge of statutory and voluntary agencies that may be involved in supporting older people at home


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