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Title Community Physiotherapist (SP Therapy Services)
Job Title
Region North West
Interview Date
Closing Application Date 2019-05-01
Location Greater Manchester and Lancashire
Job Information

Role Description
To provide appropriate, timely and effective physiotherapy treatment to both adults and children with complex needs within the community.
To act as a highly specialised clinical resource that positively represents the business
Reports to: Susan Pattison, SP Therapy Services, 34 Bolton Street, Bury, BL9 0LL
Personal Attributes
Enthusiastic and positive attitude to working with patients with complex needs
A reflective practitioner who can evaluate and modify treatment plans based on available evidence, clinical experience and the information provided by the patient.
Ability to maintain professional boundaries and develop an effective working relationship with the patients and family members and other professionals.
Excellent communication and negotiation skills, both written and verbal.
Self-motivating with an ability manage their own diary, work autonomously and adapt to a changing and variable caseload.
A positive commitment to continuous professional development and an ability to identify their own learning needs
Reasonable level of fitness to undertake the manual tasks required of a treating therapist
Responsible attitude towards personal health and safety and that of others
Punctuality and good time-keeping
A good team member
Essential Criteria

  • Graduate Diploma, Ordinary Degree or Honours Degree in Physiotherapy
  • Evidence of positive post-graduate development
  • Registration with the Health Professions Council
  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Full driving licence and use of a car for business use
  • A working knowledge of IT

Key Responsibilities

  • Act independently to effectively assess and analyse a patient needs and establish an appropriate and timely treatment plan
  • Establish an effective therapeutic relationship, which acknowledges professional boundaries and provides dignity, honesty and respect for the patient
  • Act independently to plan and implement an appropriate and timely treatment plan
  • Maintain accurate treatment records, which meet professional standards and in line with the Practice’s document management strategy.
  • Provide training and advice to family members and support workers to support therapeutic intervention
  • Effectively evaluate a patient’s progress
  • Communicate with referring agents appropriately
  • Communicate and make recommendations to case managers and or other professionals to meets the needs of the patient
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with all professionals involved in the patient’s treatment and management
  • Actively contribute to the Practice’s continuous professional development and clinical supervision processes
  • Assist in the development and implementation of Practice policies to promote a fair, effective and safe working environment
  • Develop and update specialist clinical knowledge and skills, which contributes toward evidence based, patient centred treatment
  • Effectively manage time and diary commitments to meet the demands of the case load
  • Work independently without direct professional support
  • Undertake a mentally and physically demanding job, whilst at the same time taking care to maintain their own health and safety, as well as colleagues and patients
  • Undertake appropriate training as require
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties required to ensure the patient’s therapeutic needs and needs of the business are met

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Application Questions
You have requested that Indeed ask candidates the following questions:
How many years of Physiotherapist experience do you have?
Do you have the following licence or certification: Chartered Society of Physiotherapy?
Do you have the following licence or certification: HCPC?

Contact  george.stephens@sptherapyservices.co.uk

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