Physio Assistant - Boldings Lodge - Horsham

Sussex Healthcare
02 Dec 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Physio AssistantThe post holder will carry out tasks under the supervision of a Physiotherapist. It is anticipated that after experience and training the post holder would undertake some tasks alone reporting back to the Physiotherapist any progress or problems. The job would involve work with individual service users and groups of service users.Principle ResponsibilitiesTo carry out programmes as directed by the Physiotherapist, which could include passive movements, positioning and standing.Assist Physiotherapists with moving and mobilising/walking service users.Apply splints to service users as directed and assist in splint repair or construction.To assist Physiotherapist with service users in hydrotherapy sessions in the spa and swimming pool.To report to the Physiotherapist in charge any problems encountered during his/her work.To support other staff with maintaining programmes as directed by the Physiotherapist which could include working alone at times.General/Administrative DutiesTo keep adequate records where appropriate and to ensure that these are updated regularly.To clean physiotherapy equipment and wheelchairs.To organise general wheelchair repairs and maintain records of repairs and telephone calls.Winners of the West Sussex Care Accolades 'Employer of the year' award 2016!We believe that the great service we provide is all down to the great people we employ and we strongly believe in investing in people to fulfil their potential. Education and training are a key part of our quality strategy. Are you passionate about providing excellence??Are you looking to join an award winning company……Join us at Sussex Healthcare!!