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Specialist Physiotherapist

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Specialist Physiotherapist

Kent

£30,000 - £35,000

Part Time and Maternity Cover

We are looking for an experienced and hardworking Physiotherapist to join a really happy and friendly team within a private hospital in Kent.

Your role will require you to;


  • Provide highly skilled and specialised assessment, diagnosis and treatment for patients within the in-patient service.
  • Take lead role in physiotherapy assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patient caseload.
  • To ensure the team delivers effective physiotherapy by providing appropriate clinical leadership, managerial support and educational and development expertise.

Responsibilities include;


  • Develop practice in the assessment of health and wellbeing needs.
  • Discuss and agree with colleagues' capabilities and competencies in order to ensure best practice across the physiotherapy team.
  • Compare current physiotherapy protocols, trends and developments against appropriate benchmarks implementing change when necessary.
  • Explain clearly to patients whose needs are being assessed how they can positively contribute to their treatment plan.
  • Identify people's health needs by undertaking thorough subjective and objective assessment methods, using full physiotherapy clinical expertise and experience.

Qualifications and Training and Behaviours required;


  • Degree (BSc Hons Physiotherapy) is essential
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in specialist programme would be desirable.
  • Post graduate experience in relevant specialism e.g. in muscular skeletal physiotherapy
  • Experience of clinical leadership e.g. developing peers
  • Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills to a range of complex and varied caseloads
  • Experience of working in partnership with consultants and participating in creating innovative solutions for new services
  • Competence across a range of physiotherapy, management and leadership skills supported by skilled professional and specialist knowledge in the chosen physiotherapy specialism.
  • Evidence of post registration continuing professional development
  • Willing to work flexible patterns e.g. evenings/on call
  • Registration with the Health and Care Professions Council
  • Willing to participate in flexible working pattern
  • Empathy for vulnerable and sick patients
  • Empathy for principles and importance of EO and dignity at work
  • Membership of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

To find out more and or to apply please call Lydia Robinson on 01489 774207 and or email Lydia.robinson@appointgroup.co.uk