Occupational Health Physiotherapist

Appoint Group
London, South East England
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Occupational Health Physiotherapist

£32,000 to £34,000 per annum


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