Lead Physiotherapist - London

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Pulse are working closely with a private hospital in London who require a Lead Physiotherapist. 

The Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy service work closely with the wider MDT to provide an individual and tailored rehabilitation programme, enhancing the recovery of patients that have undergone surgery or life affecting conditions. The hospital cover a variety of specialities that the small, yet well-knitted, team of therapists are required to assist with; from general surgery and orthopaedics to ITU and potential oncology patients. Although the team work closely, each therapist is very autonomous and will see on average 8/9 ward based per day patients.

Job Description

As the Lead Physiotherapist you will be responsible for delivering a high standard of therapy to all service users, ensuring clinical safety and facilitating a high standard of patient care. As well as the day to day responsibilities you will also be encouraged to take on other projects outside of the day to day routine to ensure the continuous improvement and development of the service. Aside to these, as the Lead Physio, you will supervise and lead the team of inpatient Physiotherapists.

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week (covering a variety of shifts between 8am-8pm, Monday to Friday – there is also a requirement to cover our weekend & oncall service).

The attractive and competitive salary for this role is £43,801 - £49,901 and will be dependent upon skills and experience.

Benefits: We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme. We can also offer you a relocation packages if you are living outside of London or the UK. You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge.

Duties & Responsibilities

Provide comprehensive and ongoing assessment and treatment for each patient, ensuring the patient, their family and carers are involved in the planning and delivery of care.

Responsible for day to day staffing of the inpatient department - Oversee coordination of the weekend and on call service

Attend relevant clinics, meetings and case conferences

Work closely with the Physiotherapy manager to ensure that quality, activity and resource targets are met.

Actively participate in professional supervision, teaching and the departments CPD programme

Oversee all HR duties for the department including participating in appraisal process, recruitment and performance management

Accurately process charges for physiotherapy and equipment supplied and assisting with account enquiries and patient complaints.

Assist the physiotherapy manager in the management of the department within the departmental budget and the hospital budget.

Identify and implement changes to process and policies.

Skills & Experience

As a HCPC registered Physiotherapist you will have substantial previous experience of working within a UK hospital environment across a number of inpatient specialities (Ideally orthopaedics, General Surgery, medical rehab or ITU) in either a private or NHS setting, some of which includes leading a team.

About The Individual

To be successful in this role, you will need to be keen and eager to deliver world class customer service and also to develop your skills and experiences. You will need to have excellent time management skills and not be afraid to ask from help from the wide team, whilst also making yourself available to assist your colleagues.

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please send through your details and we would be happy to accommodate an informal visit as part of your application process and look forward to meeting you!

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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