Specialist Community Stroke Physiotherapist

Staffordshire

Permanent

Salary: From £35000 to £40000 per annum

Job description

HCL are recruiting for a Specialist Community Stroke Physiotherapist in East Staffordshire

Job Type: Full Time

Job Purpose:

  • To work as an autonomous practitioner within a multi-disciplinary team to provide specialist assessment and treatment of patients who have had a Stroke.
  • To empower patients to remain central to the decision making regarding their own care and encourage self-management as appropriate.
  • To support and supervise junior staff within the Stroke Team.
  • To work in partnership with other health and social care professionals, providing specialist advice and joined up care.
  • To provide ongoing support, clinical supervision and appraisal to less senior staff.
  • To demonstrate leadership skills and contribute to the day-to-day co-ordination of the overall caseload, deputising for more senior staff and assist with service development as appropriate.

Education and training:

  • To participate in own and facilitate clinical supervision for designated colleagues.
  • To be responsible for maintaining own competency to practice through CPD activities, and maintain a portfolio which reflects personal development.
  • To maintain current knowledge of evidence-based practice in all core areas of physiotherapy, continuing to develop specialist knowledge.
  • To provide spontaneous as well as planned advice, teaching and instruction to patients and other colleagues providing understanding of the aims of physiotherapy and ensuring a consistent approach to patient care.
  • To demonstrate commitment to continued professional development of self and others; including attending relevant training, participation in tutorials, peer review, local and national professional clinical groups etc as appropriate.

Professional:

  • To work to the CSP and HCPC professional code of conduct
  • To raise awareness of and challenge behaviour that is contrary to Virgin Care’s Values and Behaviour Framework.
  • To maintain standards of record keeping in line with CSP guidance and Virgin Care policy.
  • To develop and maintain skills to practice through CPD, reflection, supervision and peer review.
  • To demonstrate a sound understanding and application of clinical governance and risk management appropriate to the role.
  • To participate in staff appraisal and personal development planning.

HCL is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

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