Lead Neuro Physiotherapist

Location South London
Discipline: Healthcare
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Ella Wratten
Contact email: ella.wratten@blackstone-recruitment.co.uk
Job ref: J5538
Startdate: 01/04/2024

Blackstone Recruitment are working with a Private client who are recruiting a Senior/ Specialist Lead Neuro Physiotherapist to join their new facility based in South London.

This is a Permanent job to start ASAP.

Job Summary  

Responsible for: providing a comprehensive specialist physiotherapy service for patients requiring neuro-rehabilitation and general rehabilitation in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

  • To undertake uni-professional, multi-professional and neuro-specialist physiotherapy assessments using evidence-based outcome measures, in a variety of settings i.e. patients home, clinic, community centre.
  • Patients will be 16 years and over and are likely to have complex multi-pathologies (including acquired or progressive neurological conditions, musculoskeletal conditions, respiratory disease, cognitive impairment mental health disorders and age-related conditions). The caseload will also include people who have had a stroke who require early specialist stroke rehabilitation.

JOB PURPOSE                                                                     

  • To be an active member of the inter-disciplinary team
  • To assess and treat own caseload of patients who have a neurological diagnosis and may have a complex presentation 
  • To work within professional standards and clinical guidelines, promote best practice and to undertake all aspects of clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner
  • To build up and maintain key relationships with referring services and to facilitate appropriate referrals, and an understanding of the roles within the neuro rehabilitation team
  • To take an active role in the weekly time tabling meetings to prioritise and ensure a timely response for assessments and treatments
  • To be responsible for the supervision and line management of junior staff, including physiotherapists, rehabilitation assistants and physiotherapy students
  • To support self and service development through active participation in continuing professional development (CPD) and by participating in any audit or research being undertaken by the service

Job Specifics

Salary: £ Competitive with agenda for change and LW (as applicable)

Working Hours: 40 hours - Mon – Friday 

Contract Type: Permanent

Essential Criteria

  • Diploma/degree in Physiotherapy
  • Current HPC registration
  • Evidence of CPD relevant to treatment of neurological conditions
  • Evidence of up to date CPD portfolio
  • Involvement in Appraisal and KSF Scheme
  • Member of CSP
  • Member of ACPIN and other relevant special interest groups

For further information on this role, please contact Ella Wratten at Blackstone Recruitment on the details provided or APPLY now.

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