Physiotherapy Job Summary:
Salary: £Band 6/7 equivalent + Benefits
Description: A Surrey-based charity who are committed to providing life-transforming services to people with disabilities.They work with over 4,000 disabled children and adults every year with physical or learning disabilities or acquired brain injuries. Whether it’s gaining new skills to live independently, rehabilitation after a brain injury or stroke, or improving independence through increased mobility and accessible holidays; this charity helps disabled people to fulfil their potential in life.
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a company passionate about providing the highest standards of patient care in a supportive, nurturing environment. You will be providing an effective service to residential clients, carrying out assessments and implementing treatment programmes. You will be liaising with colleagues from all departments to ensure continuity and consistency regarding patients physical needs and treatments.
Some of your responsibilities are as follows:
• Assessing and treating residents to determine their needs and setting short and long term goals
• Provide, develop and deliver individual treatment plan where appropriate.
• Integrating strategies agreed on by the MDT into treatment management and representing the service or individual clients at MDT meetings.
• Manage clinical risk within own caseload at all times.
• Participating in the assessment of wheelchair seating requirements for residents and the provision of various items of equipment in conjunction with the Occupational Therapy.
• Be responsible for risk assessments of manual handling equipment.
• Carrying out casting and splinting as appropriate.
• Integrating strategies agreed on by the multi-disciplinary team into treatment management.
• Supervising any junior members of staff within the department.
• Maintaining client records and providing written assessments as required.
Person Specification: All candidates must be registered with the HCPC and be a practicing member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists. Candidates must have previous experience within a Hospital or Community setting, ideally with some experience with young adults with physical and learning difficulties.
Benefits: This location is easily accessible with an excellent salary and future career progression this is a highly sought after position, you will also benefit from a pension and life assurance, generous holiday entitlement, free meals, free on-site parking, paid breaks, healthcare cash back scheme and shopping discounts, childcare vouchers, training along with many other key benefits including a good work/life balance.