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Physiotherapist - Social Services - Front Line Reablement -

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Local Authority
Seniority:
Physiotherapist
Region:
London
Location:
North London
Salary:
£31 per hour
Posted:
10/01/2019
Job Ref:
ABR-84622

Physiotherapist  - Social Services - Front Line Reablement - Home working -  North London - £31ph  

We are currently looking for a full-time, Physiotherapist to provide home assessment and interventions for the hospital and reablement team. The successful Physiotherapist will be working within the Community Physiotherapy Team with our Social Services client in North London   

The Physiotherapist will be required to facilitate discharge from hospital and maximise independence within the borough.   

This role is to cover 4 OR 5 days a week and offers 1 day working at home. 

Benefits of the role… 

  • Excellent Pay Rates  
  • Working within a collaborative friendly multi-disciplinary team who enjoy working supportively
  • Short-term contract
  • Full time hours
  • "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each Physiotherapist  or Occupational Therapist you refer who we successfully place 
  • Your own dedicated personal recruitment advisor with extensive sector knowledge

The successful Physiotherapist will have the responsibilities of:  

  • Initial assessment of service users for a period of Reablement following a change in function due to illness, referrals received from hospital and community   
  • Support service users to set client centred SMART goals to promote independence and wellbeing in the home environment   
  • Assessment and provision of equipment to improve independence with activities of daily living   
  • Evidence based intervention and treatment plans, including energy conservation, exercise prescription, equipment prescription, mobility progression, fatigue management, breathing techniques, anxiety management, motivational interviewing, reducing safety risks.   
  • To have awareness of Contraindications, precautions and protocols following orthopaedic surgery   
  • To have basic awareness of brace implementation eg TSLO, cricket pad splints and Miami J collars   
  • To prescribe specialist mobility aids   
  • To understand balance components and use Balance retraining in interventions   
  • Gait analysis and facilitation   
  • Advanced therapeutic handling using normal movement principles   
  • To utilise standardised outcome measures   

The successful Physiotherapist will have experience of… 

  • Working within Community
  • Experience as a senior Physiotherapist in the community desirable
  • Developing and reviewing treatment programmes, along with patients themselves, that encourage exercise and movement by the use of a range of techniques
  • Writing patient case notes and reports and collect statistics
  • Educating patients and their carers about how to prevent and/or improve conditions
  • Keeping up to date with new techniques and technologies available for treating patients
  • Communicating with a wide range of patients, carers and health and social care team members
  • Liaising with other healthcare professionals to exchange information about the background and progress of patients, as well as to refer patients who require other medical attention
  • Managing clinical risk

The ideal Physiotherapist will be…

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Why Liquid Healthcare? 

  • Free training resources covering all your annual mandatory training requirements
  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with "My Liquid Rewards"
  • Access to many exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies 
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive knowledge
  • Personalised job alerts tailored to your requirements 
  • "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each allied health professional you refer who we successfully place 
  • Twice weekly payroll  

Liquid Healthcare and Liquid HC is the healthcare division of Liquid Personnel Ltd.  

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy 

Contact Details:
Tel: 020 7046 6202
Contact: Annie Brooks

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