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Salary up to £34500
We have an exciting opportunity for an Neurological Physiotherapist to join our team of staff at our Neurological Rehabilitation Centre based in Kent. At our purpose built centre we treat and care for patients over the age of 18 with a brain injury or other neurological condition such as multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease and parkinson's disease.
You will be a HCPC Registered Physiotherapist who has experience in managing neurological case loads.
- To work as an autonomous practitioner complying with standards set by the regulated body (Health Care Professional Council), Professional body (Chartered Society of Physiotherapy) and centre policies.
- To carry out assessment and treatment within rehabilitation-led programmes for service users, maintaining high standards of clinical practice and working within a multi-disciplinary team.
- Provide the physiotherapy service as part of the multi-disciplinary team.
- Provide assessment, treatment and management of challenges to physical abilities.
- Function as a key therapist to ensure active co-ordination and management of the therapeutic timetables and programmes to achieve the service user's agreed rehabilitation goals.
- Ensure accurate documentation of assessment, treatment and outcome measures
- Participate in the development of physiotherapist (policies, guidelines) and service developments.
- Provide clear, accurate and timely reports.
- Form part of the multidisciplinary team in the management of service users with a tracheostomy following the unit's policies and procedures (level of responsibility will depend upon experience).
- Participate in induction and training of students, assistants and support staff.
- Participate in outcome measurement and regular review of service delivery.
- Ensure that timely and ongoing clinical supervision is received.
- Take responsibility for own professional & personal development through the performance and development reviews and attending all relevant training.
- Adhere to risk management strategies.
- To demonstrate sensitivity to patients and their families when imparting potentially distressing information.
- To liaise with family, carers and significant others where appropriate to ensure patient's needs are met to a high standard.
- To participate in professional meeting offering views, ideas and opinions and respect those of others.
- To ensure accurate and timely handover of patient related information to the Multidisciplinary Team and relevant agencies.
- To demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with people with cognitive impairment and communication difficulties.
- To demonstrate ability to be empathetic, motivating and reassuring to allow for active participation.
- To form close association with all staff and promote an integrated Multidisciplinary service.
- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
- Maternity leave at 3 month's full pay and 3 month's half pay, (up to a max salary of£50k)
- 2 week's paid paternity leave
- Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
- A thorough Induction Programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
- Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
- General annual leave allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays that grows with service
- Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
- The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
- Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
- A range of staff discounts
- Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
- Access to Myfamilycare services which provides support and information at critical life events including access to experts and emergency care services
If you have the right skill set to apply for this position please email your CV to #####@######.### or call ##### ######.