JustPhysio are looking for a HCPC registered Band 6 Neuro Physiotherapist based in Cambridgeshire to start ASAP for an ongoing position.
Pay: £24 - £27 p/h
Start Date: ASAP
Job Description/ Duties (Enhanced DBS check required)
*To assess, plan and develop specialist physiotherapy programmes for patients under care of the Early Supported Discharge Service for Stroke (ESD).
*This will involve working in a range of ward settings, outpatient departments and various community settings. This will include lone working within the community with access to Advanced Practitioners/band7 when required.
*To provide a high standard of physiotherapy.
*To perform advanced physiotherapeutic assessment of patients with neurological conditions including stroke and to deliver an individual treatment programme.
*To hold responsibility for own caseload and be responsible for a defined area of the service or a particular patient type, working unsupervised.
*To work as an autonomous practitioner within the multi-professional team.
*To provide support, regular formal training, clinical reasoning sessions and peer review.
*To be accountable for assessing, interpreting, planning, implementing and evaluating treatment to patients within professional guidelines, with the support of Advanced Practitioners/band 7.
*To identify patient needs, agree goals and provide appropriate therapy interventions relating to their physical, functional and psychological needs.
*Provide appropriate equipment and rehabilitation programmes, and make referrals on to other professionals and agencies as appropriate in order to meet the identified needs.
*To keep the patient at the centre of care, ensuring patient and carer participation in decision making.
*To allocate work to non-registered staff.
*To provide neuro advice to professionals from other disciplines.
*Provide support and education to peers, new staff, non-registered staff and students.
*To supervise physiotherapists, non-registered staff, overseeing patient intervention and ensure that they deliver high quality patient care.
*To be actively involved in training, teaching and supporting junior staff, non-registered staff to achieve competencies.
*To be accountable for a delegated caseload held by junior registered staff and non-registered staff in the team.
*To be involved in coordinating and providing 6 month reviews for stroke survivors.
*To build up and maintain key relationships with referring services and CNRS to facilitate appropriate referrals and an understanding of the roles within the ESD team.
To take an active role in the clinical triage duty process within the ESD service to prioritise and ensure timely response for assessments.
To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects for your own and delegated work.
To work within codes of practice and professional guidelines.
To undertake specialist holistic assessment (including those with complex presentations and multi pathologies) making use of clinical reasoning skills.
To use evidence-based practice, to ensure clinical care is effective and appropriate.
To formulate and deliver an individual physiotherapy programme based on knowledge of evidence based practice and treatment options.
To evaluate patient progress, reassess and alter treatment programmes when required.
To understand and be acutely aware of significant medical observations during assessment and treatment of patients and report significant changes in patients' conditions to the appropriate medical professional e.g. named nurse, GP etc.
To ensure smooth transfer of care which will include discharge from the acute or ESD services.
JustPhysio are a leading specialist recruitment provider with over 15 years' experience of servicing the UK healthcare jobs market. With access to 100's of new jobs daily, we're confident we can find the right job for you!
We are firm believers in providing not only the right job, but also ensuring that talented individuals are paid accordingly for their expertise. Our pay rates are therefore very attractive and are supplemented by a range of additional benefits. Which include:
-A dedicated one to one service
-Fast track registration process
-Excellent rates of pay
-Assistance with travel and accommodation
-Weekly pay - on time, every time
-Access to exclusive NHS and Private sector jobs
-No Registration Fee!
-Free online training available
-Nationwide physiotherapy job opportunities
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