Location London, England
Job type Permanent
Salary £39902 - £44335 per annum + Private Pension Scheme
Reference 16953_1569580954
Date posted September 27, 2019
Job Description
As Senior 1 Physiotherapist in Paediatrics you will carry out accurate neurological physiotherapy assessments, clinical diagnosis and treatment of patients with diverse clinical presentations and complex physical and psychological needs in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team within the neurological rehabilitation service. Providing clinical supervision and facilitate the learning and development of Senior 2 staff members and therapy assistants, you will be responsible for the daily routine on the neurorehabilitation ward in conjunction with interdisciplinary team members and to ensure physiotherapy responsibilities are met.

The role will be based within inpatient and outpatient neurological rehabilitation services

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week

The attractive and competitive salary for this role is between £39,902 - £44,335 and will be dependent upon skills and experience.

Reward & recognition - We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.

Duties & Responsibilities
Be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of own work, including the management of patients in your care.
Undertake comprehensive assessments of patients, including those with diverse or complex neurological pathology/presentations using appropriate clinical reasoning skills, observation skills and manual assessment skills to provide an accurate physiotherapy diagnosis and demonstrate an understanding of the neurophysiology associated with the condition
Formulate and implement individual physiotherapy treatment programs based on comprehensive knowledge of evidence based practice and treatment options using clinical assessment, appropriate and accurate clinical reasoning, and knowledge of appropriate treatment techniques.
Provide physiotherapy intervention where there may be barriers to understanding such as foreign language or due to speech/hearing/visual impairment, cognitive/perceptual difficulties
Assess patient understanding of treatment proposals, gain valid informed consent and have the capacity to work within a legal framework with patients who lack capacity to consent to treatment
Utilise handling techniques which require skill, precision and sensory coordination to provide accurate and effective treatment and feedback
Develop and implement comprehensive discharge plans in conjunction with other interdisciplinary team members.
Work closely with the interdisciplinary team to ensure that patient centered goals are set and that the outcome of intervention is monitored.

Skills & Experience
Physiotherapy degree qualification or equivalent
Health and Care Professions Council Physiotherapy registration
Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapists or equivalent is desirable
Member of professional interest group is desirable
Evidence of postgraduate experience working within the field of paediatric neurology.
Post registration broad clinical experience in neurology, cardiorespiratory and musculoskeletal/orthopaedics with an interest in the field of paediatric neurology.

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