Bank - Physical Therapist

Physical therapy 1868

Vacancy: Bank – Physical Therapist

Job Reference: 1868

Location: KIMS Hospital, Maidstone

Bank Rate: £17 per hour

Hours: Bank       

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Job Summary:

Our Physical Therapy department at KIMS Hospital is a multi-disciplinary team comprising of Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Hand therapists, women’s health specialist and a consultant sports physician to provide exceptional patient care throughout the entire patient journey.

Reporting to the Physiotherapy Manager, we have an opening for a BANK Physical Therapist to join our growing team and support the inpatient department working flexible shifts. You will be an essential part of the team, offering clinical assessments of patients ensuring that the patient experience and care remains at the heart of the business.   We offer a range of clinical areas including orthopaedics, gynaecology, breast care services and urology.

Role Responsibilities include:

  • To carry out assessments of patients as an autonomous practitioner, including those with complex presentations, using developed clinical reasoning gained through training and previous experience
  • Formulate and deliver physical therapy treatment programmes based on clinical knowledge and evidence-based practice
  • Ensure appropriate and timely discharge planning for individual patient needs
  • Maintain accurate written records standards and to monitor those of more junior physical therapists
  • Contribute to the implementation of hospital policies and procedures in line with the CSP, CQC and other governing bodies
  • Engage with other medical professionals both internally and externally, maintaining professional clinical relationships
  • Bank work is available on a demand led basis and we would need candidates to have availability to deliver shifts if required.

Person Specification:

  • Will be a qualified Physiotherapist with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy
  • Be absolutely patient focused with a desire and proven ability to lead others
  • Registration with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Post-registration clinical experience, ideally within Orthopaedics
  • Energetic and achievement focused with a passion for Physiotherapy and the desire to develop
  • Evidence of continuous professional development

If you do not receive a reply within 1 working week from the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Previous applicants need not apply.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, Lily would be happy to help. Please give her a call on 01622 538217 or email Lily.Harris@kims.org.uk.

At KIMS Hospital we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive working environment. We strive to create a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

Any offers of employment made by KIMS Hospital for this/these position(s) will be subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK and receipt of a satisfactory DBS Certificate from the Disclosure & Barring Service.   Information about the DBS checks can be found at https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

Posted 30th November 2021

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