Specialist Physiotherapist (Odstock Medical Ltd).
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
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This is an exciting opportunity to join the FES (Functional Electrical Stimulation) OML team at the National Clinical FES Centre in Salisbury. We seek to recruit a Neuro-physiotherapist who wishes to develop a speciality in neurological rehabilitation and the application of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES).
The post offers good opportunities for continuing professional development and will provide opportunities to assist with the research, development and assessment of new FES techniques and introducing them into clinical service. The post is eligible for OML's profit sharing scheme.
The post will involve occasional travel within the UK.
This is not an NHS job.
Main duties of the job
To provide physiotherapy input to both adult and paediatric patients attending the National Clinical FES Centre. The service provides Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) for clients with neurological impairment and includes the application of FES for upper and lower limb management as well as other specialist applications. Clients are both NHS and privately funded.
To deliver training and mentorship to internal and external FES clinicians through OML FES accreditation courses, conferences and exhibitions. To showcase OML products and services and advocate FES as a valuable adjunct in the management of patients with neurological conditions to optimise wellbeing, independence and quality of life.
To assist with the development and assessments of new FES techniques and bring them to clinical service. To participate in ongoing research projects of OML. This will involve some travel within the UK.
To provide clinical input within the Neurotherapy service, including 1:1 assessment and treatment for patients with neurological conditions. To provide assistance with the PD Warrior exercise classes, which involves assessing and monitoring patients with Parkinson's Disease attending the groups, as well as the option to run the classes following the necessary training courses.
OML is the leading provider of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) in the UK. OML is also actively involved in research and development and the job offers the opportunity to develop speciality in the application of FES in Neuro Physiotherapy and clinical education.
Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.
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