JustPhysio is recruiting for a client with an excellent reputation in Cambridgeshire
Physiotherapy job Cambridgeshire
Band 7 Neurological Physiotherapist
We are looking for a Band 7 Physiotherapist to work with our Neuro based client in Cambridgeshire.
Physiotherapist: Roles and Responsibilities
The Physiotherapist is an autonomous practitioner providing a high standard of physiotherapy service within the company. The Physiotherapist is responsible for working with the Multi Disciplinary Team & the Home Managers / Lead Nurses to ensure that the rehabilitation and therapy needs of each Service User are met. This will involve ensuring that Physiotherapy provision is of consistently high quality and in line with procedures. The Physiotherapist is accountable to the Head of Nursing and works closely with the Therapy & Clinical Support Co-ordinator.
Experience with neurological caseload
Supervision experience required
Hydrotherapy experience preferred but not essential as training will be given
Must be willing to undertake any further training as required.
1.To be professionally and legally responsible and accountable for all aspects of your own work, including the management of patients in your care and the maintenance of documentation to national physio standards and Askham Care Homes Policies and Procedures requirements.
2.To provide assessments, goal setting, treatments and evaluations for patients with a wide range of complex physical, sensory and cognitive problems.
3.To provide clinical supervision and in service training to therapy assistants, nurses and carers to develop some specialist skills within a neurological setting.
4.To represent and promote the specialist roles of the MDT at the company including involvement in service planning and development.
5.To arrange and ensure follow through on the assessment of therapy needs for people with varying types/degrees of disabilities and the development, implementation and evaluation of goal-based programmes of therapy for all Service Users residing at the company together with all Day Care / Outpatient clients
6.To build working relationships with professionals and services external to the company as needed to meet the needs othe company's Users
7.To ensure that communication between the Residents, their families, and the Home is appropriate and effective
8.To be aware of the optimal level of occupational therapy input for each company User, and work with Managers, senior staff, and staff to get as close to this as possible, within funding constraints
If you are interested in this position, please contact Alison on 0207 045 3327