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Lead Physiotherapist - Elderly Care Rehab

Job Field:
Allied Health Care Professional Jobs
Speciality:
Physiotherapist Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Unspecified
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Unspecified
Country:
England
Region:
All England
Contract Type:
Permanent
Currency:
£
Salary:
35,000 to 38,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted:
15-Sep-17
Recruiter:
Sugarman Medical
Job Ref:
RCPHY07

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1 To undertake an initial assessment of residents on admission and treat accordingly following departmental protocols and priority rating

1 To respond to referrals within a given time

1 To provide a wide variety of physiotherapy treatment options and interventions to residents including falls prevention advice, electrotherapy, heat/cryotherapy, manual therapy, pain management and individual and group exercises to maintain function and rehabilitate where applicable. These take place in the therapy department, on the units and in the lounges as applicable

1 To maintain/improve the balance, transferring ability and mobility of residents, providing walking aids where necessary

1 To oversee the assessment and provision of appropriate footwear carried out by the physiotherapy assistant

1 To adhere to and carry out departmental risk assessments

1 To maintain records in line with the CSP Standards of physiotherapy practice and policies

1 To follow CSP code of ethics

1 To document physiotherapy treatments, advice and plans in the therapy departmental notes and care plans on the units

1 To liaise effectively with appropriate members of staff regarding the progress of service users to optimise the outcome for each individual. This may include family and written reports to external bodies

Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Closing Date:
14/10/2017

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