Rotational Physiotherapist

Employer
Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£40,448 to £47,965 a year per annum inc HCAS
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We are now recruiting for an exciting and new opportunity to work within six settings across the borough of Camden in highly supportive, cohesive multidisciplinary teams. Services in this Central-London location provide client-centred assessment, rehabilitation and disability management programmes in various settings, such as in-patient wards, reablement flats, homes, therapy gyms and community facilities.

Vaccination

The successful applicant may have contact with patients or service users. As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination as this remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients and service users when working on our healthcare settings.

Please note previous applicants need not apply for this post.

Main duties of the job

To promote, maintain and develop a high quality, efficient and effective Physiotherapy Service to clients referred to the Integrated Primary Care Service, in a multi-disciplinary context, and in accordance with the philosophy and operational policies of the

To be an active member of the multi-disciplinary team, and participate in specific clinical projects as agreed and supported by the Team Leader, and participate in service developments, audit and review of the

To provide supervision to rehabilitation assistants and students, whilst on placement in the service

Please read the Essential Criteria carefully - you must have NHS experience to apply or that of a similar public health economy.

Please do not apply if you have applied for this role previously and been rejected/not shortlisted.

About us

The rotation scheme comprises of 9-month rotations in the following rehabilitation areas:
  • St Pancras Rehabilitation Unit - Multipathology wards.
  • CNSS Community Neuro (Long Term conditions).
  • Integrated Primary Care Teams based at Gospel Oak.
  • Rehab Reablement + St Pancras Rehabilitation Unit - Pathway 1 (therapy at home service).
  • Rapid Access Services.
  • Integrated Primary Care Teams based at Hunter Street Health Centre.


  • Job description Job responsibilities

    The successful candidate will rotate through the different areas providing evidence based, client goal focused rehabilitation appropriate to the different specialist areas. We are looking for a highly motivated team worker with excellent communication skills.
    • To be professionally and legally accountable for all work undertaken. To work within the standards and guidelines of the team, the Trust, CSP, and HPC code of ethics
    • To undertake specialist physiotherapy assessment of clients with diverse needs through subjective questioning, objective assessment and other written material available
    • To prioritise factors involved in the clients presenting condition through clinical reasoning based on knowledge of current professional opinion, clients prognosis and other physical, social emotional and mental health issues
    • To set goals for treatment with clients and/or their carer and ensure that care is client centred and agreed by the client and/or their carer
    • To set and maintain a high standard of clinical practice which is evidence based where possible, using standardised assessment and outcome measures, where appropriate
    • To independently screen and assess complex multi-disciplinary referrals from a variety of This screening requires individual responsible action when at times no other professional is currently involved. This screening will establish priority, determine needs and initiate a plan of intervention.


    Person Specification Education/Qualificiations Essential
    • Degree/Diploma in Physiotherapy
    • State Registration with HPC
    • Post Registration Course in Older people/elderly rehab
    Desirable
    • Post Graduate Degree
    • Post Registration Course in Neurology
    • Post Registration Course in Acupuncture
    • Post Registration Course Goal setting
    • Membership and/or involvement in National special interest group
    Experience Essential
    • Older People/Elderly Rehab
    • Falls
    • Dementia
    • Community Working
    • Respiratory
    • Group Work
    • Experience of working with students
    • Experience of teaching juniors and assistants
    • Experience of teaching students
    • Previous experience of working in the UK or a similar health economy as a Physiotherapist.
    Skills/Knowledge/Abilities Essential
    • Excellent written and verbal communication
    • Excellent IT skills, including Outlook, Word, Excel and databases
    • Demonstrates flexibility, problem solving, initiative and leadership
    • Demonstrate clinical and professional development
    • Understanding the principals of Multi-disciplinary teamwork
    • Understanding of the problems of disability and its effects
    • Awareness of developments in the NHS and service delivery
    • Demonstration of knowledge of standards of practice, evidence and best practice guidelines
    • Able to demonstrate good understanding of the role of a Physiotherapist in a rehab setting as well as the role of other professionals in MDT
    • Demonstrates a commitment to working with older people
    • Demonstrates insight into the problems of disability and its effects
    • Able to demonstrate the application of Health and Safety
    • Personally and professionally responsible
    • Flexible and able to motivate self and others
    • Able to prioritise, delegate and manage own time
    Desirable
    • Full UK driving license
    • Ableto demonstrate clinical and professional development


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