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Physiotherapist (Community Based)

Job Reference: J185-A-21-3238

Employer:
Priory Medical Group
Location:
York
Salary:
Competitive + enhanced weekend + NHS pension

Physiotherapist (Community Based) 

We can offer you: 

  • Working in our much acclaimed York Integrated Care Team.
  • Enjoy working within one of the UK’s biggest Healthcare Providers. 
  • You tell us if you are looking for full time / part time to suit your lifestyle, we are all ears
  • Fulfilling and rewarding work that really matters, our YICT team really make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families, improving health outcomes and reducing hospital admissions
  • An environment where we all act with kindness and compassion towards colleagues at all times

The role:

To contribute to developing appropriate clinical networks which may be at a local, regional or national level that improves health and social care outcomes for patients and encourages reduced hospital admissions. 

To integrate, evaluate and continuously develop physiotherapy services within the York Integrated Care Team that improves health and social care outcomes for patients and encourages reduced hospital admissions. 

  • Provide MSK physiotherapy services to our vulnerable patients in their homes or in residential care homes.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of the Physiotherapist role within the York Integrated Care Team.
  • Responsible for a defined area of service (physiotherapy) working without direct supervision. Access and advice is available from senior professional colleagues if required.
  • Initiate evidence based audit and projects to evaluate and improve clinical practice
  • Provide support, specialist advice and training to more junior members of staff and students.
  • Provide information and advice regarding patients to colleagues.
  • To ensure a holistic approach to the overall care of patients including effective working relationships with MDT (Multidisciplinary Team), wheelchair and specialist equipment providers, consultants and relevant others.       

Provide competent, professional and autonomous specialist physiotherapy services to patients and colleagues within the York Integrated Care Team and encourages reduced hospital admissions. 

  • Deliver professional, competent and efficient care which meets patient’s health and social needs and that promotes a reduction in the number of inappropriate hospital admissions.
  • To undertake the specialist Physiotherapy assessment and management, of patients. This will involve working with individuals, groups and parents / carers and relevant others, providing specialist assessment and treatment in the most appropriate environment.
  • To undertake a comprehensive assessment of patients, including those with diverse or complex/ multi-pathology presentations. Specialist functional assessment of cognitive, perceptual, sensory and motor skills, which may include the use of standardised testing. Use advanced clinical reasoning skills and assessment techniques, to provide an accurate treatment plan and to evaluate any intervention.
  • To determine clinical need and intervention indicated. To work as an autonomous practitioner; holding responsibility for own caseload of patients with complex physical, psychological and cognitive problems.
  • To be responsible for organising and planning own caseload, to meet service and patient priorities. Readjusting plans as situations change/arise. Delegate duties to other members of staff as appropriate.

What we look for in your application:

 

 

Essential

 

 

Desired

Proven experience operating in a fast paced environment delivering professional and competent physiotherapist role.

Proven participation in clinical networks at a local, regional or national level that improves health and social care outcomes for patients

Proven experience of succeeding in an autonomous physiotherapy role undertaking the specialist Physiotherapy assessment and management, of patients

Proven experience of integrating and developing a physiotherapy service in a new environment / organisation / team.

Proven experience of managing own caseload of patients with complex physical, psychological and cognitive problems.

Proven experience of integrating and developing a new to business physiotherapy role within a wider team.

Proven experience of applying advanced clinical reasoning skills and assessment techniques, to provide an accurate treatment plan for patients

Proven experience of delivering care which meets patient’s health and social needs to promote a reduction in the number of inappropriate hospital admissions

Appropriate Physiotherapist Qualification

 

Hold current and appropriate registration with the Health & Care Professionals Council (HCPC)

 

Suitable enhanced DBS check

 

Full driving license and access to own vehicle for business purposes

 

Job title:                               

Physiotherapist – Operating in a community setting

Working hours:                   

part time / Full time – you tell us what you are looking for 

Salary:                                  

Competitive + enhanced rate of pay for weekend hours + NHS pension + travel mileage paid at approved rates.

 Location:                              

Your base will be Tang hall lane surgery; although the nature of this role is you will be working in the community in patient home and other settings  

Selection for Interview

The Practice recognises that discrimination of any kind is both unlawful and would act as a barrier to finding the most talented individuals for our organisation. 

If you are applying through NHS Jobs, you will notice you are asked if you would like a guaranteed interview as part of the ‘Two Tick’ disability scheme. Whilst this is an admirable government initiative, please be aware we are not signed up to this scheme. This is a question on the NHS jobs application form which is outside of our own control. Our own process ensures we consider candidates on the merit of their application only and we do not ask any questions regarding a disability as part of our selection process. 




Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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