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Senior Physiotherapist. Job in Gloucester Care Jobs

Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Job Type
Full Time
31 Aug 2022
As a qualified and experienced Senior Physiotherapist, you can join The Dean in Gloucester and support vulnerable people with neurological conditions to build a brighter future.

As a Senior Physiotherapist, you will work 37.5 hours per week providing a variety of rehabilitation, including short periods of intense rehab, slow stream rehab, long term rehab, respite breaks and end of life care.

With experience from the NHS or private sector work closely with the multidisciplinary team devising, developing, delivering, and updating individualised neurological rehabilitation and therapy for adults who require specialist rehabilitation and/or complex medical, respiratory, and nursing care for neurological and/or life-limiting conditions.

As senior physiotherapists, you will offer supervision and support and deliver specialist training within your professional group and to the wider MDT.

Being a Senior Physiotherapist at The Dean is a career that you can take pride in and enjoy. It's what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

Your responsibilities:

Being an effective communicator in a professional, concise and accurate manner to ensure that information is circulated throughout the whole team
Promoting good working relationships at all times
Attending goal planning and MDT meetings
Producing high-quality, accurate and concise written reports and documentation
Using reflective practice and established outcome measures to evaluate treatment to achieve optimal outcomes
Providing support, guidance, and training to therapy and care assistants
Being responsible for own time management in planning caseload to meet priorities

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

Physiotherapy degree qualification or equivalent
At least 3 years post qualifying experience
Previous experience in neurological rehabilitation
Respiratory physiotherapy experience
HPCP registration
Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapists
Knowledge and understanding of treatment approaches and adjuncts to treatment in the management of patients requiring physiotherapy
Documented evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) including reflective practice, multidisciplinary team and community working

Where you will be working:

The Dean Neurological Centre has 60 beds in Gloucester (GL2 9EE), which is on the outskirts of the town within easy commute from Gloucester, Cheltenham and surrounding villages.

The Centre delivers specialist 24-hour nursing and therapy services for people living with complex long-term neurological conditions who require ongoing support and assistance to maximise functional ability and independent living.

It specialises in slow stream rehabilitation where the emphasis is placed on maximising each individual's abilities, comfort and quality of life.

Bedrooms are fitted with high dependency equipment, including ceiling track hoists built in suction and oxygen equipment. There are also well-equipped therapy spaces and other facilities such as gardens, gym and minibus.

What you will get

With the Elysium Wellbeing team on-hand to keep you feeling great; be it a chat, massage or group activities, and a huge range of career development opportunities to help you grow and succeed, if you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, we can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

Annual Salary of £31,000 + Benefits
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave (inc. Bank Holidays) - plus your birthday off!
Staff restaurant and free parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity Package
Flexible working opportunities
There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 80 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure
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  • Job Reference: 699328734-2
  • Date Posted: 31 August 2022
  • Employer: Elysium Healthcare
    Elysium Healthcare
  • Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
  • Salary: £31,000
  • Sector: NHS, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time