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Band 6 Physiotherapist Neurology

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  • Speciality: Neurology
  • Grade: Band 6
  • Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
  • Location: Hertfordshire, Beds and Herts
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Reference No: J100027

JustPhysio are looking for a Band 6 Physiotherapist for their client in Hertfordshire.

Band 6 Physiotherapist
Salary £32,000-£40,000 DOE
Start ASAP

Our client in Hertfordshire is looking for Physiotherapists to join their team .
You will be required -
To provide specialised assessment and treatment for patients with complex needs, in the Neurological Rehabilitation Unit and to provide expert advice, guidance and information to health and social care professionals, carers and relatives and other non-professionals.
To work as a member of the Neurological Service team which specialises in the treatment and management of patients with complex neurological conditions.
This post may require the post holder to participate on a rotational basis to deliver neurological care at other sites.
To participate in the weekend working rota, including some bank holidays
To undertake a comprehensive assessment of patients including those with diverse or complex presentations/multi pathologies; use advanced clinical reasoning skills and manual assessment techniques to provide an accurate diagnosis.
To hold responsibility for own case load and be responsible for a defined area of the service, working without direct supervision. Supervision takes the form of regular formal training and clinical reasoning sessions, peer review, case conferences and reflective practice.
To undertake all aspects of clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner.
To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of own clinical practice and work.
To be responsible for providing advanced physiotherapy assessment and treatment plans for patients with stroke and other complex neurological conditions.
To assess and manage clinical risk within own patient caseload.
Represent physiotherapy service and/or individual patients at the multi-disciplinary team meetings.
Ensure the delivery of a co-ordinated multidisciplinary service, and integrate physiotherapy treatment into the treatment programme. This will include discussion of individualised patient care and treatment packages, patient progress and involvement in discharge planning from bed bases.
To be responsible for the safe and competent use of all equipment used within the role. This will include walking aids, manual handling equipment, exercise equipment, electrotherapy equipment, splinting and orthotic devices and other patient appliances and aids. Check all equipment prior to use and report any faults to the relevant authority.
To be responsible for organising and planning your own caseload to meet service and patient priorities.
To be adaptable and readjust plans as situations change/ arise.
To ensure a high standard of clinical care for the patients under your management.
Evaluate patient progress and treatment programmes, reassess and alter treatment programmes as required, using recognised outcome measures, assessment tools and clinical skills.
To undertake a comprehensive assessment of neurological patients and use clinical reasoning skills and manual assessment techniques to provide an accurate diagnosis.
To formulate and deliver an individual physiotherapy treatment programme based on a sound knowledge of evidence informed practice and treatment options using clinical assessment, reasoning skills and knowledge of treatment skills including manual physiotherapy techniques, exercise prescription, gait re-education, patient education, splinting, electrotherapy techniques and other alternative options.
To formulate soundly reasoned prognoses and recommend best course of intervention, developing negotiated patient -centred goals.
Assess patient understanding of treatment proposals. Gain valid informed consent and have the capacity to work within a legal framework with patients who lack capacity to consent to treatment.

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

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