Loading...

@

  • Physiotherapist London
  • NHS in London, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 6 days ago

jobs description

Job summary

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Physiotherapist to join our well established and respected, multi-disciplinary community neuro team (which includes early supported discharge for stroke patients) within the borough of Wandsworth.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the assessment and treatment of adults with a variety of neurological conditions. There is a strong emphasis on multi-disciplinary working especially within service development and team learning. The multi-disciplinary team includes occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, dietician, clinical neuropsychologist, clinical nurse specialist, neuronavigator, therapy assistant practitioners, admin and psychology assistants.

As a senior team member, the post holder will have a key role in the ongoing development of the CNT physiotherapy service, and will also have a role in the overall CNT service development.

Continuing professional development is actively... supported via clinical supervision, annual Personal Development Plans, post-graduate and in-service training from both a uni-professional and multi-disciplinary point of view. Supervision of students and more junior staff is actively encouraged. All our physiotherapy staff are fully supported by a Clinical and Operational Lead and Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist.
Main duties of the job
• To assess and manage own caseload of patients including those with a complex presentation, make a diagnosis, and to develop and deliver individualised physiotherapy treatment programmes.
• To work as an autonomous practitioner within the standards of professional practice laid down by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and Health Professions Council.
• To be responsible for line managing and clinically supervising junior members of the team (e.g. Band 6 Physiotherapist and/or rehab assistant), as well as providing clinical education to students on placement.
• Be a lead physiotherapist for community neuro rehabilitation including early supported discharge for stroke patients.
• To take a key role in the future development of the multi disciplinary service.
About us

With over 9,000 dedicated staff caring for patients around the clock, we are the largest healthcare provider in southwest London. Our main site, St George's Hospital in Tooting - one of the country's principal teaching hospitals - is shared with St George's, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. St George's Hospital also hosts the St George's, University of London and Kingston University Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, which is responsible for training a wide range of healthcare professionals from across the region. As well as acute hospital services, we provide a wide variety of specialist care and a full range of community services to patients of all ages following integration with Community Services Wandsworth in 2010.St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 1.3 million across southwest London. A large number of services, such as cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, neurosciences and renal transplantation, also cover significant populations from Surrey and Sussex, totalling around 3.5 million people.
Date posted

15 May 2024
Pay scheme

Agenda for change
Band

Band 7
Salary

£51,488 to £57,802 a year Per annum
Contract

Permanent
Working pattern

Full-time
Reference number

200-NN-6225653-AHP-Z
Job locations

St Johns Therapy Centre

162 St Johns Hill

London

SW11 1SW

Job description Job responsibilities

The attached job description provides a full overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the essential and desirable qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the full Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Education / Qualifications

ESSENTIAL
• Physiotherapy Degree or equivalent
• Healthcare Professions Council registration
• Post graduate study at a Masters degree level or specialist development

Experience

ESSENTIAL
• Experience of developing others through CPD / PDP/ clinical supervision
• Experience of working as part of a physiotherapy team and/or multi-disciplinary team

Skills

ESSENTIAL
• Ability to teach specific physiotherapy treatment packages to patients / carers / others
• Ability to facilitate learning in others
• Drive and enthusiasm for clinical excellence using EBP and clinical networks
• Able to manage own time and caseload independently

Knowledge

ESSENTIAL
• In depth knowledge of community neurology
• To be competent in handling the mental, emotional and psycho-social aspects of working in Community Neurology
• To be familiar with relevant legislation relating to the care of clients with neurological conditions.
Job description Job responsibilities

The attached job description provides a full overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the essential and desirable qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the full Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Education / Qualifications

ESSENTIAL
• Physiotherapy Degree or equivalent
• Healthcare Professions Council registration
• Post graduate study at a Masters degree level or specialist development

Experience

ESSENTIAL
• Experience of developing others through CPD / PDP/ clinical supervision
• Experience of working as part of a physiotherapy team and/or multi-disciplinary team

Skills

ESSENTIAL
• Ability to teach specific physiotherapy treatment packages to patients / carers / others
• Ability to facilitate learning in others
• Drive and enthusiasm for clinical excellence using EBP and clinical networks
• Able to manage own time and caseload independently

Knowledge

ESSENTIAL
• In depth knowledge of community neurology
• To be competent in handling the mental, emotional and psycho-social aspects of working in Community Neurology
• To be familiar with relevant legislation relating to the care of clients with neurological conditions.
Person Specification Qualifications and experience Essential
• Graduate Diploma / Degree in Physiotherapy
• Registered with Health Professions Council
• Evidence of relevant in depth postgraduate study or qualification at a level equivalent to a Masters where it exists e.g. Bobath Course
• Experience of developing others through CPD / PDP/ clinical supervision
• Experience of working as part of a physiotherapy team and/or multi-disciplinary team
Desirable
• Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Knowledge Essential
• In depth knowledge of community neurology
• To be competent in handling the mental, emotional and psycho-social aspects of working in Community Neurology
• To be familiar with relevant legislation relating to the care of clients with neurological conditions.
Skills Essential
• Ability to teach specific physiotherapy treatment packages to patients / carers / others
• Ability to facilitate learning in others
• Drive and enthusiasm for clinical excellence using EBP and clinical networks
• Able to manage own time and caseload independently
• Competent computer skills e.g. word, excel Excellent written and spoken communication
Person Specification Qualifications and experience Essential
• Graduate Diploma / Degree in Physiotherapy
• Registered with Health Professions Council
• Evidence of relevant in depth postgraduate study or qualification at a level equivalent to a Masters where it exists e.g. Bobath Course
• Experience of developing others through CPD / PDP/ clinical supervision
• Experience of working as part of a physiotherapy team and/or multi-disciplinary team
Desirable
• Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Knowledge Essential
• In depth knowledge of community neurology
• To be competent in handling the mental, emotional and psycho-social aspects of working in Community Neurology
• To be familiar with relevant legislation relating to the care of clients with neurological conditions.
Skills Essential
• Ability to teach specific physiotherapy treatment packages to patients / carers / others
• Ability to facilitate learning in others
• Drive and enthusiasm for clinical excellence using EBP and clinical networks
• Able to manage own time and caseload independently
• Competent computer skills e.g. word, excel Excellent written and spoken communication
Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
Additional information Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
Employer details Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Address

St Johns Therapy Centre

162 St Johns Hill

London

SW11 1SW

Employer's website

https://www.stgeorges.nhs.uk/work-with-us/ (Opens in a new tab)
Employer details Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Address

St Johns Therapy Centre

162 St Johns Hill

London

SW11 1SW

Employer's website

https://www.stgeorges.nhs.uk/work-with-us/ (Opens in a new tab
London United Kingdom

salary-criteria

Apply - Physiotherapist London