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Senior Physiotherapist

Active Care Group
Closing date
1 Mar 2021

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If you are a Senior Physiotherapist looking for a new opportunity or looking for development, then this may be the role for you!

Christchurch Group, part of Active Care Group are recruiting a Physiotherapist Band 6 for our services in Bedford. These services support clients with neurological conditions, providing outstanding rehabilitation and recovery.

Salary: £32,000 - £40,000 (pro rata) depending on experience.

Contract Time: Permanent

Contract Hours: 22.5 hours per week

  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 4 Weeks Sick Pay
  • Retail discount scheme
  • Pension
  • Free DBS
  • Wider wallet scheme

This is an exciting opportunity to join a new, dynamic, vibrant team.

You will be responsible for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a range of adults with acquired brain injury, in particular those with cognitive and physical impairments which prevent them from achieving independent functioning in daily living. You will use your skills and expertise to assist these individuals to maximise their functional independence and quality of life.

The role is varied and practice focused, providing specialist evidence-based physiotherapy assessment and treatment that complements working in a specialist neurological rehabilitation centre for an adult resident group with complex, acquired neurological disorders such as stroke and traumatic brain injury.

You will work closely with a motivated team including Physiotherapists, Clinical Psychologists, Speech and Language Therapists, Therapy Technicians, and Rehabilitation Support Workers to deliver a goal-focused, high quality service that enables adults to maximise their individual potential

The role requires:
  • Working as an independent clinical professional with the essential knowledge and skills, problem solving techniques, and clinical reasoning as is required in this specialist area
  • Using evidence based/client centred principles and clinical reasoning to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions
  • Facilitating complex discharge packages of care and giving advice and information to other disciplines and agencies
  • Contributing to the training and development of others when required
  • Participating in the planning, development and evaluation of Occupational Therapy services within the unit and within the organisation as a whole where appropriate
  • Supervising other members of staff, e.g. Therapy Technicians and Rehabilitation Support Workers, in carrying out the programmes the Occupational Therapist has devised.
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