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Band 5 Physiotherapist - Inpatient Beds Unit

Job reference: HQ00091361
Welwyn Garden City
Up to £20.00 per hour
Contract
Physiotherapy

Description

This vacancy has now expired.

Sanctuary Health has a job vacancy for a Band 5 Inpatient Physiotherapist to work full time in Welwyn. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Physiotherapy and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum Physiotherapist job is £20 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an ongoing contract.

Duties:
- Working in a 22-bed inpatient community hospital.
- Deliver high quality physiotherapy input; including assessment, diagnosis, treatment and advice to patients with various needs.
- The candidate must hold clinical responsibility for a designated caseload of patients and organise this efficiently and effectively with regards to clinical priorities and use of time.
- Take on this responsibility without direct supervision from a senior Physiotherapist. This includes delegating workload to the therapy assistants / physiotherapy students.
- Discharge planning including liaising with the multidisciplinary team about equipment and care needs and making referrals to other outside services such as: intermediate care teams, neurological community teams and outpatient rehab services.

Main Requirements of the Physiotherapist:
- Degree or equivalent within Physiotherapy
- HCPC registered as a Physiotherapist
- Experience in orthopaedics, care of the elderly, and neurology is a must.
- Must be able to undertake the continuous assessment and evaluation of their treatment programmes and modify the programmes according to the individual patient needs.
- Experience of running groups is desirable as it is required that the candidate facilitates the weekly exercise and falls groups alongside a therapy assistant / student.
- An awareness of; elderly mobility scale, patient functional score, patient reported outcome measures, extended falls assessment, berg balance, Tuag test.

Contact:
This Physiotherapist job is advertised by Alex Blackwell; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

 
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