Junior Physiotherapist

Town/City Nottingham Road NG18 4TJ
Payment type Per annum
Region East Midlands
Contract type Fixed term
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference 2019-2020 09
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer Portland College
Workplace Portland College

Other benefits

  • Competitive pay
  • Generous holiday entitlements and the opportunity to take additional leave
  • Access to extensive development and training opportunities
  • Excellent maternity and paternity pay and leave arrangements
  • Generous stakeholder pension scheme
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • Beautiful 32 acre woodland campus in the historic Sherwood Forest area of Nottinghamshire

Vacancy details

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for a Junior Physiotherapist to join our diverse, growing therapy provision at the College. We can offer an excellent working environment with state of the art equipment, new and innovative treatment techniques, a large hydrotherapy pool, training, good CPD support and the opportunity to work alongside a multi-disciplinary team including Speech and Language and Occupational Therapists. We can offer a chance to develop your neurological rehabilitation skills, work with industry leading physiotherapists committed to providing outstanding therapeutic care for all.

Many of our students have complex physical and learning disabilities, or are on the autistic spectrum.  You will undertake assessments of individuals with complex pathologies and communication difficulties. Encourage students to partake in an active approach to regaining and maintaining independence. This requires empathy, sensitivity and exceptional interpersonal skills. Undertake treatments utilising a variety of modalities including gym work, exercise prescription, use of trampoline, aquatic physiotherapy and classroom based interventions. You will be able to instruct students, carers, tutors and learning support assistants on mobility and physical therapy activities and demonstrate the safe use of equipment.

A successful candidate will have responsibility for their own case load and be able to operate autonomously. You will hold supervision responsibility for Physiotherapy assistants and train newly appointed staff in elements of student care, safety and induction into the department. Be able to set SMART goals for treatment periods, review progress and modify goals and treatments as required.

Portland College is a vibrant national college for people with a wide range of disabilities and associated learning difficulties. We strive to develop every learner’s unimagined potential with a personalised programme. The Physiotherapy team deliver a high quality service to learners and citizens with a wide range of disabilities including, Acquired Brain Injury, Autism, Cerebral Palsy and Learning Disabilities.

For an application pack, please visit our website; www.portland.ac.uk/Job-opportunities where you will find further details, contact information and all of the documents relating to the vacancy. 

Please note that applications will only be accepted on the Portland College application form as above. CV’s submitted without the application form will not be accepted

How to apply

Please complete the application form and email to work@portland.ac.uk

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