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Job - Senior Rotational Acute Physiotherapist (Inpatients)
Location - The Wellington Hospital, London
Contract Type - Permanent, part time at 37.5 hours per week (on-call and weekend work is required)
Salary Range -Competitive dependent upon skills and experience. This position is equivalent to a NHS band 6.
The Wellington Hospital are looking for a Senior Physiotherapist to cover their inpatients department. Rotations are broadly cardiothoracics (including ITU), orthopaedics, and medical/surgical (including ITU)
The post holder will be responsible for providing treatment for patients with a variety of acute presentations. This service will be provided within the context of a multidisciplinary acute therapy team. The post holder may be asked to provide Physiotherapy service to patients with acute conditions in other areas of the Wellington Hospital, depending on changing levels of need. This post holder will be required to participate in the On-call and weekend rotas.
Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.
Duties & Responsibilities
To take on a full clinical workload and provide high quality treatment to patients with Acute based disorders on wards and in the intensive care unit.
To work as an effective member of multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary teams and to actively promote the Inpatient Physiotherapy programme.
To undertake other duties at the request of the Head of Acute Therapies.
To provide comprehensive and ongoing assessment for each patient and to plan and implement treatment using a problem orientated goal planning system
To maintain accurate, up to date and concise treatment records detailing individual patients’ treatment plans and progress using the Physiotherapy Service
documentation system and adhere to the guidelines and standards recommended by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
To be responsible, together with the multidisciplinary team, for the discharge report, arrangements, liaison with external agencies and communication of pertinent information to the appropriate people concerned on discharge or transfer of a patient.
Skills & Experience
Current registered member of Health Professions Council (HPC)
BSc in Physiotherapy or equivalent
Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Experience with working with adults with a range of acute disorders
Working within an intensive care setting (desirable)
About The Facility
The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.
About The Individual
At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values.
How to apply
f you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role on the link provided and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.