I am recruiting for a Physiotherapist with a leading Nursing home and rehabilitation centre in Leamington Spa.
About the Home
We help people who have acquired brain injury or neurological conditions to live a fuller life. Our dedicated team working at this unique centre provide residential specialist care to many individuals each year. The main building is a Victorian house set in five acres of magnificent gardens and has been fully modernised and adapted to meet the needs of our residents. The house has been extended and now consists of 57 fully furnished bedrooms many of which overlook our beautiful landscape gardens. Although most of our residents are permanent, we also welcome emergency placements and respite stays.
The physiotherapist is part of the therapy team which consists of other Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and language therapists, Physio, O.T. and SALT assistants, complementary therapists, companions and volunteers. All work with one another to provide the optimal level of person centred support and therapy for adults with complex neurological conditions. Integral to the role is the ability to integrate with the nursing team, who provide twenty four hour cover, and the centre's G.P. Physiotherapy skills and knowledge will inform and extend the provision of services.
Principal duties and responsibilities
- To prioritise, assess and manage own patient caseload demonstrating specialised skills at a level appropriate to experience and ability to work without direct supervision
- To promote effective and evidence based treatments ensuring that each Resident/out patient has an individualised and person centred plan which is realistic and positive within his/her range of abilities.
- To ensure that all treatments are performed in accordance with best practice and in accordance with The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and The Health Professions Council.
- To assist and supervise where required, less experienced staff in the day to day management of their caseload
- To record outcomes objectively and to respond to changing needs.
- To ensure that all records are maintained and stored confidentially.
- To perform as a member of the multidisciplinary team and ensure that information is shared accurately and appropriately both verbally and in written form.
- To become conversant with and apply relevant policies and procedures.
- To take a responsible attitude to personal health and safety and to that of colleagues, Residents and visitors to the centre.
- To be proactive in identifying opportunities to update skills and knowledge and to participate in regular CPD including in-service training programmes.
- To contribute to and participate in identified audit and service development projects.
- To play an active part in promoting the work of the centre and in developing its role in the community.
- In response to continued service development, the post holder may be required to work flexibly including seven day working.
??Hold a diploma/ degree in Physiotherapy or equivalent.
??Be a member of The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and be registered with The Health Professions Council.