Oakleaf currently have an exciting opportunity for a Physiotherapist to join our multi-disciplinary team, working with adults with ABI and other neurological conditions at our private brain injury hospital based in Leicester.
We offer a pathway of services from specialist rehabilitation through to longer term support for residents and visiting service users.
Due to expansion of our service we are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and forward thinking physiotherapist to join our friendly team. You must have a degree or post graduate diploma in Physiotherapy and be registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). Previous experience in neuro or mental health would be advantageous.
You will be based at our service in Leicester, and you will work alongside a full team, including nurses, support workers, activities co-ordinator, clinical psychologist and consultant psychiatrist. You must have excellent organisational, communication and time management skills.
Demonstrable experience of operating as a Physiotherapist
Skills and Abilities
Able to read, write and comprehend moderately complex report and give advice on Physiotherapy matters
Ability to use empathy and tack in dealing with a range of people in demanding and stressful situations.
Ability to balance conflicting demands and prioritise demanding workloads to meet deadlines.
Decisive and able to make appropriate professional judgements.
Able to use MS Word, Excel, databases and have an advance knowledge of the internet.
Education & Training
Degree In Physiotherapy
Registration with appropriate professional body (HCPC)
In return we can offer you:
Excellent salary including regular reviews
Support and professional advice from an approachable, committed and welcoming team
Full induction training, plus further internal / external training opportunities
28 day annual leave Pro Rata (including Bank Holidays)
Regular clinical supervision
Your main responsibilities will be:
Using own initiative, provide professional advice and guidance to staff and patients
To be professionally and legally responsible for all aspects of own work, including management of patients and other professional activities
To undertake therapy assessments and continually develop a high service for patients
Maintain accurate and comprehensive patient records in line with company and professional standards and provide activity/audit reports as required
To support the organisation, delivery and monitoring of the service
Carry continuing responsibility for the co-ordination and assessment of patients' occupational therapy needs, along with the planning, implementation and evaluation of therapy
Assess and provide rehabilitation and improve quality of life, ensuring that appropriate instruction and safety awareness is given.
Promote maximum independence by selecting and constructing therapies according to individual’s physical ability