Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist

Sale, Greater Manchester, England
M33 7TB
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust £ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
15 Jan 2022
Closes
13 Feb 2022

Job Description


Post Title

Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist

Service/Ward/Department

Community neuro rehabilitation team, Sale Waterside

Borough

Trafford

Band & salary scale

6

Hours of work

37.5hrs full time preferably however part time hours considered - working pattern flexible within current service hours Monday - Friday 8am -5pm

Permanent/Fixed term

Permanent.



Trafford Local Care Organisation

We are TraffordLocal Care Organisation - an exciting, new public sector organisation bringing together NHS community health services and adultsocial care services in Trafford. We're driven by the aim of improving the health of local people in Trafford by working across organisational boundaries.

Our community healthcare teams inadults andchildren's servicesare employed by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and deployed to us, linking closely with our colleagues in Manchester Local Care Organisation. Our teams work as one and together we will make a massive difference to the health of people in Trafford.



Role Summary:

This post offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced Physiotherapist to consolidate their skills in neurological rehabilitation over a 6 month period, with potential for extension to 12 months.

You will be a dynamic, professional and enthusiastic team member able to work autonomously with a complex caseload. You will be joining a well-established MDT which offers community stroke and neurological rehabilitation pathways. We provide services in client's homes and other community settings.

You will take an active role in team and service meetings so contributing to the positive development of the team, and assist in the supervision of other Physiotherapists and Assistant Practitioners.

Key Responsibilities of the Post:


  • To provide a specialist patient centred physiotherapy service to those who are referred to the community neurology rehabilitation service.
  • To undertake the assessment and clinical diagnosis of neurological patients using investigative and analytical skills; formulating an individual management and/or treatment programme according to the patients goals using advanced clinical reasoning and a range of treatment skills, including knowledge of alternative treatment options.
  • To undertake the continuous assessment and evaluation of treatment programmes to ensure maximum patient benefit, and modify them according to the patient's needs. Ensuring timely discharge.
  • To demonstrate a high level of manual handling skills.
  • To assess and manage clinical risk and accept clinical responsibility as an autonomous practitioner for a designated caseload of patients, and organise this efficiently and effectively with regard to clinical priorities and use of time.
  • To utilise complex communication skills to be able to overcome barriers to communication.
  • Provide advice and education to patients and carers in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team and signpost to appropriate agencies and charities.
  • To be responsible for the safe maintenance and competent use of all equipment, appliances and aids and ensuring each is safe for its purpose prior to use.
  • To be aware of, and comply with, organisational and departmental policies and procedures and to be involved in reviewing and up-dating as appropriate.
  • To work in support of and deputise for the Senior Practitioner in the day to day running of the team; service evaluation and design.
  • To be actively involved in research and audit to enable informed judgements regarding patient's care and service development to be made.
  • To ensure that non-registered / junior staff are clear about their responsibilities and accountability and that they have received appropriate informal or formal training and supervision, and are competent to carry out any duties that are delegated to them.
  • To maintain own continuing professional development and develop current knowledge of evidenced based practise.
  • To support the development of a culture of accountability and governance at all levels




    Key Requirements of the Person Specification:

    • Diploma/Degree in Physiotherapy
    • HCPC Registration
    • Evidence of post graduate study in the field of Neuro-Rehabilitation
    • Appropriate relevant post grad experience working in a community setting
    • Evidence of working in a multi-disciplinary team
    • Evidence of working with clients with specialist neurological rehabilitation needs
    • Knowledge of current best practice in neurological rehabilitation
    • Good level of skill in tr
  • Ref: LCO370231

    Job Details

    Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist

    Sale, Greater Manchester, Englandd Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
    Pay
    £ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
    Job level
    Qualified (non-manager)
    Hours
    Full time
    Posted
    15 Jan 2022
    Type
    Bank
    Closes
    13 Feb 2022

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