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Specialist Physiotherapist

Employer
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 Per annum, inclusive of HCA
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust (CLCH) is the largest Community Healthcare Trust in London, employing almost 3500 staff and supporting two million patients across London and Hertfordshire. An exciting opportunity has arisen at our North Central London Division for a Band 7 Physiotherapist to join a well established Unplanned Care Therapy Team based in Edgware Community Hospital, Barnet, North London. The Trust is committed to equal opportunities and ensuring equality and diversity in the workplace.

The successful applicant will receive regular supervision have access to a wide range of development opportunities to support their continued professional development. There are also monthly peer support groups and regular supervision/appraisals. This is an opportunity for someone who wants to make a real difference in the communities and gain a wide perspective in a range of clinical areas/pathways and new ways of working.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a Physiotherapist (PT) with Community Therapy experience, enthusiasm and innovative working practice. The role would suit someone looking to develop their Community working with a supportive and friendly team. Excellent communication (Written and Verbal) skills are required for multidisciplinary working, problem solving, and collaborative working with Community partners/Acute discharge teams.

The successful post holders should have a Bsc/Msc in Occupational Therapy and current HCPC membership. They should be highly organised with skills to complete specialised PT assessments in patient's homes, using evidence based tools and approaches to identify physical, cognitive and psychosocial impairments and their impact on functional (ADL) tasks. He/she should be able to

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefits

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be professionally and legally responsible and accountable for all aspects of your own work, including the management of patients under your care.

To accept clinical responsibility for a designated caseload of patients and to organise this efficiently and effectively about clinical priorities and use of time. To ensure a high standard of clinical care for the patients under your management and provide support to junior staff and assistants to do likewise.

To plan and prioritise own patient workload to undertake the comprehensive assessment of patients, including those with a complex presentation, using investigative, analytical, and clinical reasoning skills.

Please refer to Job description and personal Specification for outline of skills, knowledge and experience required.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • oDiploma/degree in Physiotherapy
  • oCurrent HCPC registration
  • oEvidence of up to date CPD portfolio
  • oAttendance at specialist short courses or equivalent CPD activities within the specialist areas of Adult Rehabilitation, Neurology, Orthopaedics, Musculoskeletal Outpatients, Older People Rehabilitation
  • oMember of Professional Body


Desirable

  • oMember of a Special Interest Group relevant to this post


Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust

Address

Edgware Community Hospital

London

HA8 0AD

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824-NORTH-8472

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