Physiotherapy services for Younger & Older Adult Mental Health Inpatient services in Kent & Medway partnership Trust.
Main duties of the job
We are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Physiotherapist to join our KMPT Physiotherapy team. We are in the process of redesigning and developing Physiotherapy services across all of our mental health inpatient wards and there are many new opportunities for developing physiotherapy practice and promoting the profession.
The work is varied and involves assessing and treating in-patients at our Maidstone, Priority House site. The post offers a service to both Younger & Older adult Acute Mental Health Inpatients. You will need to be innovative and be able to think out of the box to enable our patients to achieve their potential.
You will be working alongside and have the support of a Physiotherapy Assistant Band 4, who will be able to carry out exercise programmes that you have prescribed. Regular clinical supervision will be provided by the Physiotherapy Team Leader.
Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.
We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.
The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.
You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.
The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.
Job description Job responsibilities
Offering Physiotherapy assessment & Interventions
Supervising a Band 4 Assistant Physiotherapist
Maintaining quality & Governance of Physiotherapy service
Offering student placements
Supporting the development of Physiotherapy within KMPT
Person Specification Qualification/skills Essential
- Professional qualification
- Evidence of Post graduate CPD & Development
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