Physiotherapists - Community Rehab, Band 5/6

Location Dorchester, Dorset, England
Job type Permanent
Salary £25k per year
Contact Vitor Rosado
Reference 164502

Sanctuary Personnel, an award-winning and renowned Recruitment Agency is looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 5/6 Community Physiotherapists to work full-time based in Dorchester, within the Rehabilitation Team.

The salary for these permanent Community Rehabilitation Physiotherapist jobs is £25,000 per annum.

Main Duties:

  • Work as part of the Shaftesbury Integrated Community Rehabilitation Team, working with people who have been referred to the team, through provision of a high standard assessment, and physiotherapeutic development of a care and/or rehabilitation programme; - thus promoting and sustaining independence/wellbeing for the individual or carer in the relevant setting.
  • Take a lead role in the physiotherapy assessment and development of rehabilitation programmes, with in-patients and community patients who may have complex medical and social needs, and to become known as the key worker, for patients on own caseload.
  • Contribute towards service development and monitoring of standards of practice.
  • Contribute towards the development of the Integrated Community Rehabilitation team, through involvement in service change and audits.
  • Support the role of the senior clinicians and team leader, deputising in their absence.
  • Be responsible and accountable for all aspects of professional activity under the guidelines and protocols of the CSP.
  • Undertake physiotherapy assessment, carry out diagnostic procedures and interpret the results for patients with multifaceted rehabilitation problems.
  • Participate in joint assessment of patients and complete and maintain multi-professional records as required.
  • Formulate, evaluate, and reassess individualised goal orientated plans, agreed with the patients, carers, and other members of the multidisciplinary team, with appropriate review dates, and participate in communication.
  • Ensure that medical instructions are understood, adhered to, and recorded.

Requirements of the Physiotherapists:

  • Degree or equivalent within Physiotherapy.
  • HCPC registered as a Physiotherapist.
  • Membership of Special Interest Group.
  • Recent post-qualifying experience working as a Physiotherapist.
  • Experience in assessing, developing and implementing physiotherapy treatment programmes
  • Undergraduate clinical rotations in respiratory, out-patients, rehabilitation and elderly.
  • Understanding of how audit, evidence-based practice, and research can improve service development.
  • Word processing and IT skills.
  • Car owner / driver (subject to provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act, 1995)

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