Occupational Health Physiotherapist

Recruiter
Appoint Group
Location
London, South East England
Salary
32000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 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 and or email