Occupational Health Physiotherapist

Recruiter
Appoint Group
Location
London, Greater London
Salary
£32000 - £34000/annum + benefits
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Occupational Health Physiotherapist

£32,000 to £34,000 per annum

London

Full Time and Part Time Hours available.

Due to expansion, we are looking for qualified Occupational Health Physiotherapists, both full and part-time, to work at our client's site in London. Candidates must be available to work between the hours of 8:00am & 5:30pm - Monday to Friday - in order to provide cover for early and late shifts on a rota basis.

The main purpose of this role is to ensure the effective provision of an Occupational Physiotherapy Service to the Customer.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

* Provide accurate clinical assessment diagnosis and treatment
* Classifying presenting clinical musculoskeletal disorders into reason for onset and work relatedness categories
* Following individual assessments provide a report to Management indicating an employee's fitness to work and any adjustments to their role which may be required short term, long term or permanently
* Conduct DSE assessments and provide prophylactic advice
* Provide recommendations to customer as to what changes/ equipment are required following a DSE assessment
* Identification of hazards within the work place and assessing the risk of the identified hazards causing or aggravating an individual's musculoskeletal ill health
* Conduct ergonomic risk assessments with SHE advisors to identify risks to the employees within a specified area
* Providing other team members with information regarding any work practice or working environment changes that are required on a short or long-term basis
* Effective rehabilitation of staff with musculoskeletal disorders, whether they be work related or not
* Complete comprehensive assessment and treatment records using DHC forms
* Collection of statistical information for report generation
* Contribute/run health promotion events

Essential Requirements:

Candidates must be:

* Full Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
* Registered with the Health Care Professions Council
* Formal Clinical Physiotherapy Qualification Member of the UK Health Professions Council (HPC)
* Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP)
* Able to evidence their continuing professional development

Required Skills:

* Occupational Health Physiotherapy experience
* Manual therapy post-graduate training
* IT literacy
* Ability to work without supervision
* Experience of providing Health Education/Promotion advice
* Basic Work place ergonomics
* Fitness for work advice
* Clear and effective communication skills
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* Efficient and well organised

Desirable Requirements:

* Post-graduate training in Occupational Health/Ergonomics
* Member of Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health & Ergonomics (ACPOHE)
* At least 3 years postgraduate clinical experience
* Previous experience of using online/computerised reporting templates/databases

For more information and or to apply please call Lydia Robinson on (Apply online only) and or email