Lead Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

Salary Unspecified
Town/City London SW5 0TU
Payment type Unspecified
Region London
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer Bupa

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Vacancy details

Lead Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

Cromwell Hospital, Kensington, SW5 0TU

Permanent, full time, 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday with some flexibility to accommodate earlier morning or later afternoon appointments to reflect the needs of the patient.

Competitive Salary



Here you’ll be welcomed. We champion diversity and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. You’ll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.




The Lead Rehabilitation Physiotherapist role includes both clinical and leadership aspects, leading the rehabilitation team. The team covers neurological rehabilitation, oncology, medical / surgical and cardio / respiratory service. You will be responsible for the daily operational management and clinical leadership of the Rehabilitation team in conjunction with the Physiotherapy Lead. You will carry a clinical caseload as per your area of interest and expertise.


You are a highly skilled physiotherapist able to undertake all aspects of your clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner. You will provide a client-centred and evidence-based service to adult in- and outpatients in your speciality which could be Neurological Rehabilitation, Oncology or Medical Surgical. You will receive referrals from the wards, consultant, GP clinics and other external routes.


This rehabilitation service provides assessment and treatment to a caseload of patients with complex needs as listed above.


What you’ll do:

  • Provide exceptional programmes of care for patients through assessment and implementation of highly specialist treatments in order to maximise their rehabilitation outcomes.

  • Communicate condition-related information to patients, relatives and carers and use appropriate methods to address barriers to communication.

  • Deal sensitively and empathetically with distressing or emotional circumstances regarding patient care.

  • Maintain accurate, comprehensive and timely patient treatment records and reports in line with local and national requirements for best management of the patient.

  • Manage clinical risk within your caseload at all times and ensure potential clinical risk is effectively communicated and managed.

  • Participate in the overall day to day management and development of the Therapy Department, your team and your area of speciality to ensure an efficient and safe service for all.

  • Act as People Manager to the physiotherapists reporting directly in to you on clinical and  developmental matters, issues of conduct and capability, processes, networking and service promotion.

  • Support Rehabilitation team members in the management of challenging clinical situations.

  • Be an active, respectful and visible member of the MDT, living the Bupa values.

  • Participate in hospital and departmental processes that support and encourage professional and personal development of yourself and your colleagues.

  • Participate in the respiratory on-call system.


What you’ll bring:

  • Degree in Physiotherapy

  • HCPC and CSP registration

  • Sound experience of working with clients with complex rehabilitation needs with at least one of the following: Oncology, Medical/General Surgery or Neurological deficit

  • Proven experience of leading a team

  • Operational management experience in a Therapy setting

  • Experience in providing supervision/mentorship to junior colleagues

  • Experience in providing on-call service to Cardio/Respiratory patients

  • Ability to initiate and implement change


Why Bupa?


We are a health insurer and provider. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.

These benefits have been carefully crafted to really make a difference to our people’s lives, supporting a work-life balance whilst keeping focus on mental and physical wellbeing:

  • Equivalent to 25 days holiday per year, increasing through length of service, with option to buy or sell

  • Enhanced pension and life insurance

  • Support with travel costs via a season ticket loan or cycle2work

  • Discounted access to online gym sessions

  • Annual performance-based bonus

  • Bupa health insurance as a benefit in kind

  • Option to join dental insurance scheme at a discounted rate

  • Access to our Digital GP platform on you mobile

  • Emotional wellbeing support

  • Access to family mental health line

  • Financial wellbeing channels

  • Support for carers


Diversity and Inclusion


Bupa is committed to making sure that every applicant is assessed solely on personal merit and qualifications. We actively celebrate the diversity of our colleagues and provide an inclusive environment so you can bring your true self to Bupa. We’ll make sure you are treated fairly regardless of disability or circumstance. That’s why we’re happy to offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them. 


Whether you’ve found your feet or are discovering a new path. 

Welcome to a place that celebrates you. 

This isn’t where you've been.  

This is where you're going. 

This is what we have belief in.


Get in touch or apply today! For more information, please contact Adama Kone by email at adama.kone@bupa.com or via mobile on 07395878088.

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