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Band 5/6 Occupational Health Physiotherapist

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: Up to £25700 per annum
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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JustPhysio have an exciting opportunity for a Physiotherapist to be a Health Professional and join an expanding multidisciplinary Health and Wellbeing Team on the Work and Health Programme in Greater Manchester

Physiotherapist Greater Manchester
Health Professional
Full time perm contract
Salary £25,750 per annum
Start ASAP

The post holder will play a key part in a multidisciplinary team, whose aim is to help people with longterm health conditions improve their health management and return to work.
As a Physical Health Practitioner you will utilise your specialist Physiotherapy skills of advice and guidance on management of common musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary and neurological conditions, exercise prescription and return to work advice. The post holder will take a holistic approach to longterm health condition management and work closely with employment specialists (Keyworkers/Caseworkers), other Ingeus employees and health services to help people improve their lives.


Direct Delivery to Participants

Conducting biopsychosocial health assessments to determine participants health needs; face to face / telephone / videoconferencing Offering advice and guidance to participants with regard to their health condition and empowering individuals to manage their health more independently and effectively
Producing tailored health action plans for participants seen on an individual basis or with the employment specialist (3way appointment), focusing on improving their health and moving them closer to work Providing ongoing facetoface and/or remote based health advice and guidance to individuals to help them manage their health condition for a small caseload of participants that need more intensive 1:1 support
Delivering and developing educational group sessions such as Managing Low Back Pain, Living Well with Chronic Pain, Managing COPD and The Benefits of Exercise Monitoring participants individual health and wellbeing throughout group activities and reporting significant changes which may impact positively or negatively on a participants recovery or return to work to the employment specialist
Providing return to work guidance and offer inwork support where required Delivering physical based classes such as walking groups, relaxation classes, circuit training, Tai Chi and Pilates (training for these activities will be provided as appropriate to the needs of the business)
Screening participants for suitability for exercise classes Ensuring participants are able to access appropriate and up to date condition specific self help material
*Referring participants to specialist services, agencies and organisations where appropriate

Maintaining accurate records

Ensuring that all participant activities are recorded accurately and appropriately on our systems in a timely manner, as per KPIs / standards Updating participant health action plans after appointment and group sessions
Recording all other supporting documentation as appropriate onto participants files Providing monthly statistics in relation to activity levels at the end of each month

External Stakeholder Relationship Management

Working with Senior Health Practitioners and the wider health and wellbeing team to build relationships with external organisations such as the NHS and other specialist providers of health and wellbeing related services; Building referral routes into lifestyle services such as physical activity schemes

Internal Stakeholder Relationship Management

Demonstrating excellent communication with the Health and Wellbeing team and all other operational staff; Generating referrals into the services you run; marketing to teams to maximise uptake
Providing inwork support, which may involve liaising with employers Providing upskilling or training to operational staff to continually improve the service offer to participants

Manage Risk Related Issues Appropriately

Escalate any risk issues as per our clients Safeguarding Policy. Ensure your Senior Health Practitioner or Line Manager is aware of any risk issues which have been escalated.

Continued Development

Participating in monthly review meetings to discuss your performance in the role and delivery of the Health and Wellbeing service; Engaging in supervision with a Senior Health Practitioner as required
Participating in an annual professional development review to identify areas for ongoing personal and professional development; Participating in training and development opportunities provided;
*Taking ownership for your CPD and maintaining your professional registration.

If you are interested in this role, please call Alison on ##### ######



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