Overview

Physiotherapist

Permanent Full Time

Job Title: Physiotherapist

Location: Kettering

Salary: £29,000 – £32,000 (dependant on experience)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Length of the contract: Permanent

Grafton Recruitment are now seeking to appoint a talented, patient focused Physiotherapist, who is dedicated to offering outstanding professional patient care, for our client based in Kettering.

As a Physiotherapist, you will deliver gold standard, one to one, holistic care in the comfort of the patient's home. You will holistically assess patients using clinical, investigative and analytical skills. Formulate and carry out patient-centred, goal orientated treatment plans, utilising a variety of techniques and skills. Ensure patients personal targets/objectives are achieved and maximise their function and level of independent living.

As this is a regional role travelling to visit patients in their home setting, it is crucial that you have full UK driving licence.

Duties of the Physiotherapist:

Undertake the comprehensive holistic assessment of patients using clinical, investigative and analytical skills.
Formulate and carry out an individualised physiotherapy management treatment plan, using documented clinical reasoning skills and utilising a wide range of treatment skills and options, ensuring the patient is involved in the programme.
Carry out exercise treatment plan with patients and assess progress in movement and independence.
Educate and advise patients and relatives/carers in the correct use of functional and mobility equipment to maximise independence and avoid accidents or injury.
Attend meetings and case conferences whilst representing physiotherapy services and individual patients. This will include discussion of patient care and patient progress and providing specialist opinions when needed.
Liaise with patients, patient's families/carers and a wide variety of other professionals, such as doctors, occupational therapists, social workers, voluntary workers and equipment suppliers.
Adhere to (CQC/ GDP/NMC/GPHC / ICO) standards relevant to role.
Chair/attend all relevant committees aligned to remit of the role.
Be aware of all responsibilities relating to Infection Prevention and Control.Role Criteria:

Qualification at degree level (or equivalent) in Physiotherapy.
Registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Previous experience of working in an acute care setting, having completed rotations in respiratory, orthopaedics, surgery and care of the elderly.
Ability to work autonomously, whilst being an effective team player.
Demonstrate and maintain standards of professional competency in line with code of conduct.
Previous experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Track record of delivering 'rapid response' services.
IT skills including email and excel.
Full UK driving license.Benefits:

Company car or car allowance.
Contributory pension scheme.
Private healthcare cover after 2 years' service.
25 holiday days plus 8 bank holidays.
Ongoing training and development.
Company mobile phone and tablet device.
Comprehensive company induction.Hiring Contact: Katie Storr

Agency: Grafton Recruitment

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