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Band 6 Rehab/Learning Disability Physiotherapist

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  • Speciality: Neurology
  • Grade: Band 5/6
  • Salary: Up to £29000 per annum
  • Location: West Sussex, South East Coast
  • Start Date: 2nd Jan '19
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Reference No: J75321

JustPhysio is looking for a Band 5/6 Physiotherapist to work in Neuro/Learning Disbilities with our client in West Sussex

Band 5/6 Physiotherapist
Start ASAP
Full time - 35 hours per week
Salary £29,000 per annum

Our client is looking for a Band 5 / 6 Neuro/learning Disbility Physiotherapist to work with our client in West Sussex ,ou will be dealing with patients ages 18-65 years .

Dimension of Role
*To provide a high standard of physiotherapy assessment, treatment for people we support with complex disabilities and offer support advice to families and staff.
*Provide specialist physiotherapy input into multi-disciplinary team meetings.
*To supervise, support and guide Physiotherapy Support Workers
*Work closely with community services providing specialist physiotherapy support. District.

Principle Responsibilities
Clinical
*To be professionally and legally responsible and accountable for all aspects of the practitioner's professional activities.
*To undertake physiotherapy assessment and treatment as an autonomous practitioner based on clinical evidence.
*To evaluate and reassess individualised physiotherapy management including postural management and / or treatment plans, using clinical reasoning skills and utilising a wide range of treatment skills and options in order to formulate an individual programme of care.
*To be able to assess people we support for appropriate seating, lying, standing and walking equipment and recommend purchase if necessary.
*To be able to diagnose problems with seating, orthotics and equipment use and resolve by adjustment or referral to appropriate agencies.
*To offer advice on and / or recommend any other equipment to enable service users to gain or maintain functional independence.
*To be able to determine splint and orthotics use and where appropriate manufacture the splint.
*To participate in multi-disciplinary and multi-agency clinics within the Therapy Suite.
*To be responsible for the safety of physiotherapy equipment used by others.
*To comply with our client's policies and procedures.

Communication
*To communicate complex and sensitive information in an understandable form to carers and other staff.
*To motivate others and to gain co-operation for treatment.
*To maintain an accurate and evaluative record keeping system and supervise the records of physiotherapists and assistants within the Therapy Centre.
*To ensure that reports and discharge summaries are completed and arrange for them to be sent to the relevant registered managers.
*To be able to discuss physiotherapeutic input to family members in an appropriate manner.
*To initiate and maintain contact with local and national interest groups appropriate to the clinical field.

If you are interested in this role, please call Alison on 0207 045 3327

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