Location London
Job type Permanent
Salary £50000 - £60000 per hour
Reference 27674
Date posted March 08, 2021
Clinical Lead Physiotherapist - London – Neuro


Job Type: Permanent/Full-Time

Job Starts: ASAP

Maxxima are currently recruiting for a Band 8a Physiotherapist to fill a clinical lead role at a private hospital in London. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to be at the centre of a world-renowned provider of specialised medical care. If you're looking to advance your career then this could be the ideal step for you! 

The suitable candidate must have extensive clinical experience within neurology and previous management experience as they will be required to lead a team.

The salary for this position is 50k – 60k, dependent on experience.

Job Profile Summary:

Reporting to the Rehabilitation Services Manager, the Clinical Lead Physiotherapist for Neurology will provide innovative clinical and managerial leadership which inspires, motivates and empowers therapists in the delivery of excellent patient experience. This role will focus on delivering a high quality, robust and responsive service to all adult neurological patients alongside consultants and all members of the multidisciplinary team. Working as an autonomous practitioner, the Clinical Lead Physiotherapist will provide advanced neurological assessments, clinical diagnosis and management of patients in the neuro-rehabilitation and
neurosurgical areas, ensuring that the service is informed by best evidence and expert knowledge.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead, manage and deliver the neuro-rehabilitation and neurosurgical service to provide high quality care to all patients.
  • Act as a source of expertise on the management of neurological patients, providing support and advice to senior physiotherapists and other health professionals both within the service and within other specialities.
  • Be responsible for the day to day operational service planning and delivery of the neurological therapy service.
  • Educate and train physiotherapists, physiotherapy students and other healthcare professionals in the management of neurological disorders.
  • Provide aspirational clinical support to all other therapists and develop them both clinically and non-clinically, acting as a good role model.
  • Keep informed of developments within professional clinical practice relevant to this area of physiotherapy and to cascade this information and incorporate into local practice as appropriate.
  • Work independently and within the MDT, managing discharge, transition home and onward referrals of patients, including involvement in complex discharges.
  • Provide support and advice to doctors, nursing staff, allied health professionals, patients and their families/carers.
  • Identify clinical research and audit priorities to drive the neurological physiotherapy clinical development strategy
  • Assist with the collection and evaluation of capacity, productivity and other relevant data.
  • Support the Rehabilitation Services Manager in the strategic development of the service as well as the development and delivery of innovative service improvement projects focussed on improving quality of care and patient outcomes.
  • Provide the Rehabilitation Services Manager with assurance of proactive management of a clinical incident, ensuring appropriate actions are taken to mitigate or respond to identified risks. Assist in the recruitment and selection of physiotherapy staff and wider therapy staff.
  • Work within CCL’s, Health and Care Professions Council and Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) Standards of Practice.
  • Adhere at all times to personal and professional standards, which reflect credit on the profession and encourage others to do likewise.
  • Be professionally and legally responsible and accountable for all aspects of own work, ensuring a high standard of clinical care for patients under own management and supporting others to do likewise

Requirements of this Physiotherapist vacancy:
  • Physiotherapy degree 
  • Extensive experience within neurology 
  • Evidence of experience /post graduate training and education to Masters level or equivalent and CPD relevant to specialty area
  • Evidence of training or experience in appraisal, supervisory skills and leadership/management.
  • Evidence of continuous and current professional and academic development relevant to clinical field
  • Evidence of post graduate training or experience in basic research skills e.g. literature reviews, critical appraisal.
  • Membership of a special interest group
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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