Outpatient Senior Physical Therapist

Physical therapy TBC

Vacancy: Senior Outpatient Physical Therapist

Job Reference:  2076

Location: Main Base – KIMS Hospital

Hours: 37.5 hours           

Closing Date: 29th October 2021

Interview Date: TBC

Job Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to be part of the Physical Therapy Department services at KIMS Hospital. Our current Physical Therapy service at KIMS Hospital is a multi-disciplinary team comprising of Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Hand therapists, Occupational Therapists, Women’s Health Specialist and a Sports Medicine Consultant to provide exceptional patient care throughout the entire patient journey.

Reporting to the Outpatient Lead Physical Therapist, we have an opening for a Senior Physical Therapist to join our growing team and support the departments development. You will be an essential part of the team across sites, offering clinical assessments of patients ensuring that the patient experience and care remains at the heart of the business.

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
  • Maintain accurate written record 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
  • Be flexible to working patterns across weekdays and weekends, as the department operates across 7 days

Person Specification:

  • Will be a qualified Physiotherapist, Osteopath or Chiropractor
  • Be absolutely patient focused with a desire to facilitate a collaborative culture within the department
  • Hold a valid registration with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) or equivalent
  • Have a minimum of 2 years post-registration clinical experience inclusive of management of orthopaedic patients.
  • Be energetic and achievement focused with a passion for therapy and the desire to develop
  • Possess evidence of continuous professional development

KIMS Hospital employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Relocation Package available
  • Support in updating of continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Attractive pension scheme
  • 40% Discount on some outpatient services
  • Subsidised Staff Bistro and Free Tea and Coffee
  • Private Health Insurance
  • 33 Days annual leave plus extra time off for your birthday
  • Subsidised Staff Car Park
  • Life Assurance
  • Annual Flu Vaccination
  • Free Eye Test

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.

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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