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Physiotherapist, Cardiff & Newport


Linc Care
Cardiff & Newport
£36904.00 Per Annum

Physiotherapist, Cardiff & Newport

£36,904.00 Per annum

37.5 hours per week (Monday - Friday)

Linc Cymru are offering the opportunity to join our team as a Physiotherapist, working across 3 nursing homes in Cardiff and Newport.

We are looking to recruit a qualified and experienced Physiotherapist who will provide high standards of care and individually tailored assessment and treatment for our Elders. Your aim will be to build positive relationships with all people living and working within the Nursing Home, as well as fostering and creating opportunities to give and receive support/help. You will work closely with the Nursing Home Managers and Clinical Leads.

Specific duties will include:

•Assess Elders who may need specialist equipment, treatment plans, physiotherapist interventions and adaptations to maximise independence and safety across nursing services and in the community when required.

•Provide teaching and support to other team members to help the development of skills and competence.

•Provide support and guidance to Elders and staff regarding the use of equipment and layout of environment to maximise independence.

•Promote choice and control for Elders.

•Maximise activity and independence.

You will have bundles of enthusiasm, professionalism and fantastic communication skills when delivering physiotherapy care to our elders. You will be expected to lead by example at all times, ensuring that the home remains compliant with all current legislation, and be able to communicate sensitive information to Elders and their relatives with empathy and reassurance. It is essential that you have Bachelors in Physiotherapy and HPC.

Given the complex nature of this patient group and the necessity of managing risk, we expect applicants to have an excellent understanding of the needs of older people. You will need a full driving license, with access to a vehicle insured for business use.

The closing date for this advert is 23:45 on 22nd September 2020. Please note that we reserve the right to close this advert early, if we receive sufficient applications.

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