Band 6/7 Physiotherapist - Hand Therapy Service

Posted 27 July 2021
Salary£23 - £28 per hour
LocationBlackburn, Blackburn with Darwen, England
Job type Temporary
DisciplineHand therapy physiotherapy, Physiotherapy Jobs

Job description

Job descriptionJob description: Locum Band 6 or 7 Physiotherapist - Hand Therapy Service

Job Type: Temporary/Full-time 

Job Starts: ASAP

Maxxima are currently recruiting for an experienced band 6 or 7 Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist to work in a busy hand therapy service based at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital. Hours are 37.5 hours per week (part time considered). They will work in a welcoming team of 7 therapists and 2 clinical support staff. The Hand Therapy Service primarily serves a large fracture/orthopaedic department which includes 6 upper limb specialist consultants. 

Prior experience in the area of hand therapy is a prerequisite for this position which requires the autonomous management of a caseload of patients with conditions and injuries relating to the hand and wrist. Conditions and injuries will range in complexity depending on your prior experience. 
They will be required to employ evidence based and client centered principles in order to provide specialist assessment and treatment, including bespoke splinting. They must work in the limits of your own competence and liaise with senior members of the team for guidance as required to ensure safe, personal and effective intervention. 
Clinical supervision and a conservative amount of instruction will be provided as part of this position to support effective caseload management and professional development.

Requirements of this Physiotherapist vacancy
  • A degree (or equivalent) e.g. BSc, MSc or Diploma entry level qualification in physiotherapy
  • HCPC registered
  • MSK experience 
If you are interested in this physiotherapy vacancy, please apply by clicking the apply button. If you’d like more details about this role, contact the physiotherapy team today – we always have time to take your call. If the role isn’t quite what you’re looking for, why not register with Maxxima today?

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