JustPhysio has a fantastic opportunity for a Physiotherapist to work within passionate and dynamic clinics based in Tonbridge and Ashford in Kent.
Physiotherapy job Kent
Band 5 or 6 equivalent
£24,000 - £30,000
JustPhysio are currently working with a well established and expanding NHS and Private Musculo-skeletal healthcare company.
You will assess, treat and manage your own caseload of patients as an autonomous practitioner but working as an effective, flexible member of our team. You will be expected to receive referrals, undertake full assessment, and independently plan individual treatment programmes for patients and using your knowledge and skills to refer on to other medical colleagues as necessary.
Your duties will include-
*To be professional and legally responsible and accountable for all aspects of your own work including the management of patients in your care. To ensure a high standard of clinical care for the patients under your management.
*To interpret and analyse clinical and non-clinical facts to form accurate diagnosis and prognoses in a wide range of highly complex conditions, to recommend the best course of intervention, and to develop comprehensive discharge plans.
*To represent the company externally (locally, regionally and nationally) regarding physiotherapy service provided to patients.
*To undertake the comprehensive assessment of patients, including those with a complex presentation, using investigative and analytical skills, and to formulate individualised management and treatment plans, using clinical reasoning, and utilising a wide range or treatment skills and options to formulate a specialised programme of care.
*To accept clinical responsibility for a designated caseload of patients, and to organise this effectively and efficiently with regard to clinical priorities and use of time.
*To demonstrate highly developed dexterity, coordination and palpatory senses for assessment and manual treatment of patients.
*To provide spontaneous and planned advice, teaching and instruction to patients relatives and carers, to promote understanding of the aims of Premier and MSK physiotherapy.
*To provide advice to other physiotherapy colleagues and GP's
*To provide specialist advice, teaching and training to other members of the MDT as required.
*To communicate effectively with patients and carers to maximise rehabilitation potential and to ensure understanding of condition.
*To assess capacity, gain valid informed consent and have the ability to work within a legal framework with patients who lack capacity to consent to treatment.
*To be an active member of the company CPD programme unless exclusions apply in discussion with the Senior Operations Manager.
To be considered for this position you must have a degree in physiotherapy, and be registered with the HCPC and CSP.
In return you will be offered a competitive salary, 20 days annual leave including bank holidays, sick pay, pension scheme and CPD contribution.
If you are interested in this position, please call Everton on 0207 613 7573.