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Job Description

The Potters Bar Community Hospital In-Patient Therapy team are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Physiotherapist with experience of working in Elderly Care/Rehabilitation. This is an ideal post for an experienced Physiotherapist who wants to develop active rehabilitation skills within a small, friendly, dynamic multi-professional team. The post is 375 hours/week.

The role includes holding an in-patient caseload, employing a range of therapeutic approaches including specialist physiotherapy assessments and interventions pertinent to older people.

You will work alongside other physiotherapists and occupational therapists and be expected to supervise the rehabilitation assistants, so some experience of supporting junior staff will be desirable.

Potters Bar Community Hospital belongs to and is the pride of the local community. The hospital comprises of an In-patient Rehabilitation Unit with 29 beds (including end of life care), out-patient physiotherapy, minor surgery unit, community eye service, community x-ray department, Intermediate Care and District Nursing services.

The In-Patient Unit treats patients with mainly orthopaedic, medical and neurological conditions. A small number of beds are allocated to end of life/palliative patients. Whilst the majority of our patients are over 65 years of age the unit regularly treats younger patients requiring rehabilitation.

In addition to the basic salary, this post attracts a High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of basic salary subject to a minimum payment of £961 and a maximum payment of £1,665 per annum (pro rata where applicable).

A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is desirable (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).

Previous applicants will not be considered.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Jan Lisney-Smith (( Email address removed ))
Bernice Symons (( Email address removed ))
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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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