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Physiotherapist - Amputee Rehabilitation (Band 6)

Employer
North Bristol NHS Trust
Location
Bristol
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Band 6 Physiotherapist - Amputee Rehabilitation, 20 hours per week, NHS, North Bristol NHS Trust, Salary �42618 (pro rata) + excellent NHS benefits

A Physiotherapist in Amputee Rehabilitation isrequired by one of the UK's largest NHS Hospital Trusts. Based at the Bristol Centre for Enablement with a basic salary of up to �42618 (pro rata) + excellent NHS benefits, you will be responsible for assessing and treating both adult and paediatric patients with limb loss and enable patient centred rehabilitation with and without a prosthesis.

Main duties of the job

  • Work as an autonomous physiotherapy practitioner providing a high standard of therapy service to patients within the MDT prosthetics team
  • Work closely with the specialist multi-disciplinary team in the prosthetics service to provide appropriate physiotherapy input
  • Link with other Physiotherapists and health professionals within North Bristol Trust and other trusts supporting patients in this regional specialty unit
  • Provide teaching and training to Health Care Professionals, students, patients and carers


About us

This post is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills within a regional centre which hosts a multidisciplinary team of professionals specifically involved with prosthetic rehabilitation for individuals who have undergone amputation or who have congenital limb loss.You will also be involved in developing and expanding the psychology/counselling aspect of the service, in keeping with NHSE policies, working alongside a team of specialist clinicians.

We can offer a friendly, supportive environment to develop your skills in amputee rehabilitation in return for your enthusiasm and commitment to the speciality.

And not to mention the opportunity to further develop your professional career path within one of the UK's largest NHS Trusts (�550m turnover and 8000+ staff), all whilst working with fantastic bunch of colleagues and making the world a better place working for the NHS!

Job description

Job responsibilities

As the Physiotherapist, your responsibilities will include:
  • Assessing newly referred amputees attending the centre for prosthetic provision, predominantly lower limb
  • Training the patient in the use of a prosthesis including Microprocessor Knees
  • Liaising with physiotherapy colleagues in the many rehabilitation settings that patients continue their rehab following delivery of their prosthesis and initial rehabilitation at the BCE
  • Providing reviews for longer term patients
  • Maintaining a highly specialist caseload of patients from a wide geographical area


Person Specification

Experience/Knowledge/Skills

Essential

  • HCPC Registered Physiotherapist
  • A wide range of undergraduate and graduate physiotherapy experience - including vascular, orthopaedics and respiratory
  • To perform physiotherapeutic examination and assessment of patients with vascular, orthopaedic and neurological presentations
  • To develop and deliver an individualised treatment programme for a wide range of complex patients
  • Ability to work within a team


Employer details

Employer name

North Bristol NHS Trust

Address

Bristol Centre for Enablement

Bristol

BS34 5BW

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339-SRD4528

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