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Band 6 Physiotherapist Amputee Rehabilitation

Employer
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum
Closing date
6 Jul 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified, HCPC registered Physiotherapist with Amputee Rehabilitation experience or who would like to gain experience within this specialist field, to work within the multidisciplinary team to provide high quality assessments and interventions.

Main duties of the job

The job role is to provide physiotherapy input to the Regional Prosthetic Service, alongside Band 7 Physiotherapists. To participate in the inter-disciplinary assessment process, negotiated client-centred goal settings and completion of outcome measurements for amputees. To be responsible for managing a caseload of amputee patients, both non-limb wearers and prosthetic users and to provide physiotherapy treatments, including early walking aids and gait training techniques. To communicate with physiotherapy departments locally and regionally to relay patient-related information concerning their physiotherapy requirements.

About us

Be Part of Our Team...

BCHC has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehab Centre and one of Europe's leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to 'Be Part of Our Team' and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for best care and healthy communities, we want to hear from you.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

You will need to have a minimum of 3 years clinical experience with some experience within amputee rehabilitation (Adults and preferred experience with Paediatrics) and some experience of assessing complex disability.

To enable continuity of service provision, we are looking for someone to work five days a week to provide input to Prosthetic and Amputee Rehabilitation within our Tertiary Centre at West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre in Birmingham.

The West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre in Birmingham provides a specialist prosthetic regional service across the whole West Midlands Region. The prosthetic clinics are supported by a wide range of specialist rehabilitation services based within the Centre, including: Access to Communication and Technology, Posture and Mobility, Wheelchair Services, Clinical Measurements Laboratory, Orthotic Services, Counselling and Psychology.

The job role is to provide physiotherapy input to the Regional Prosthetic Service, alongside Band 7 Physiotherapists. To participate in the inter-disciplinary assessment process, negotiated client-centred goal settings and completion of outcome measurements for amputees. To be responsible for managing a caseload of amputee patients, both non-limb wearers and prosthetic users and to provide physiotherapy treatments, including early walking aids and gait training techniques. To communicate with physiotherapy departments locally and regionally to relay patient-related information concerning their physiotherapy requirements.

You must have good organisational skills including prioritisation of workload and time management skills and be able to demonstrate sound knowledge and application of up to date clinical trends and practices including evidence based ones

You must be able to communicate effectively with patients /carers /colleagues and other agencies and be able to generate written communication, which is relevant, concise, accurate and legible.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • oGraduate Diploma in Physiotherapy / Diploma in Physiotherapy / Physiotherapy Degree
  • oHealth and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration
  • oEvidence of relevant CPD


Desirable

  • oActive Member of clinical interest group
  • oSignificant clinical experience
  • oAudit participation


Skills and Knowledge

Essential

  • oProven ability to assess and treat patients with physical conditions, using clinical reasoning skills
  • oAbility to demonstrate sound knowledge and application of up to date clinical trends and practices including evidence based ones in the assessment and treatment of amputee patients
  • oKnowledge and understanding of the rehabilitation process


Desirable

  • oSupervisory experience/staff students
  • oBasic skills in digital photography and use of associated computer software
  • Understanding of community support agencies and other professions, and ability to work and liaise with them.


Personal Qualities

Essential

  • oAbility to demonstrate initiative and motivation when working in a variety of situations
  • oAbility to demonstrate flexibility within the changing NHS environment
  • oIndependently mobile as travel across the region is required to various work locations e.g. for meetings, home visits


Desirable

  • oAbility to work under pressure.
  • oWilling to develop new skills as required by relevant service
  • oCommitment to interdisciplinary team working


Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT

Address

West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre

91 Oak Tree Lane

Birmingham

B29 6HZ

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820-6383016-ASR

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