Senior Physiotherapist

Job description

Core Responsibilities:

  • To manage a clinical caseload in Outpatients, providing physiotherapy assessment and treatment to the highest standard
  • Provide physiotherapy assessment and treatment for Inpatients participating in these patients’ pre-admission and follow-up care as appropriate
  • Encourage, develop and enhance the skills and knowledge of others and self.
  • Apply and ensure others comply with legislation, policies and procedures
  • Maintain professional standards in accordance with the CSP Code of Professional Conduct and Standards of Practice

Operational Duties:

  • To undertake training and development to provide new services for commercial opportunities to improve the profitability of the department – examples – Pilates / Acupuncture / Hand Therapy
  • To participate in weekend rota
  • Mentor and participate in CPD training
  • To provide excellent customer service and promote a professional and caring environment.
  • To ensure compliance with appropriate regulatory and best practice frameworks
  • To ensure the department maintains Physiotherapy accreditation.
  • To control ordering and stock
  • Keep abreast of developments in physiotherapy by attending relevant courses and maintaining an up-to-date personal portfolio

Job Requirements

  • Must be a Chartered Physiotherapist and a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
  • Must be Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Knowledge of CSP and HCPC Codes and guidelines and their implications for practice
  • Knowledge of the Care Standards Act and Care Quality Commission Requirements
  • To be fully conversant with all Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to learn and use internal and external IT systems
  • Ability to demonstrate high standards of verbal and written communication
  • Ability to deal with matters of a sensitive and, at times, distressing nature
  • Time management & organisational skills
  • Ability to respect patient confidentiality
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Reliability and dependability
  • Commitment to our Core Values; Professional Service, Clinical Excellence, Quality Care
  • Demonstration of our Five CIVIC Duties; Community, Integrity, Vigour, Innovation, Compassion
Job Category: Healthcare
Job Location: United Kingdom

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