PHYSIOTHERAPIST [

Caretech Community Services Ltd

The closing date is 24 July 2024

Job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a Physiotherapist to join our Physiotherapy team. You would be part of a large, dynamic and supportive interdisciplinary team that includes Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Psychology, Nursing and Medical staff. The successful applicant should have a minimum of 1-2 years experience in working with neurological patients. They will have completed rotations in neurology and orthopaedics and be confident to work autonomously with an independent caseload. Well-developed communication skills will be important. Experience in working with challenging behaviour would also be desirable. Supervision and support will be available from the Lead Physiotherapist. HCPC registration is essential.

Main duties of the job

The post will involve working as part of the Physiotherapy service covering the rehabilitation facility at the main Oakleaf site in Hartwell, Northamptonshire, as well as offering support to a small number of our other sites in the local area. The post holder will be expected to manage a caseload of residents with brain injury and in conjunction with other members of the interdisciplinary team, form comprehensive assessment of need and develop goal focused Physiotherapy rehabilitation intervention plans. The post holder will be expected to provide direct Physiotherapy intervention, as well as give specialist advice on issues related to Physiotherapy, such as manual handling, falls management, spasticity management, respiratory care etc.

About us

The Oakleaf Group is a leading provider of specialist brain injury rehabilitation services for male adults. The Oakleaf Group have an excellent reputation in this field and has CQC rated outstanding services. The Oakleaf Group currently operates across 4 sites in Northamptonshire, including assessment and active rehabilitation, community rehabilitation houses and long stay/maintenance placements. We have a comprehensive team of clinical and therapy staff ensuring the rehabilitation is individualised and appropriate to the needs of each resident.

Date posted

24 June 2024

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£30,639 to £34,581 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

VP380EE803

Job locations

Oakleaf Care (hartwell) Ltd

Ashton Road

Hartwell

Northampton

NN7 2EY


Job description

Job responsibilities

The Oakleaf Group is a leading provider of specialist brain injury rehabilitation services for male adults. The Oakleaf Group have an excellent reputation in this field and has CQC rated outstanding services. The Oakleaf Group currently operates across 4 sites in Northamptonshire, including assessment and active rehabilitation, community rehabilitation houses and long stay/maintenance placements. We have a comprehensive team of clinical and therapy staff ensuring the rehabilitation is individualised and appropriate to the needs of each resident.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Physiotherapist to join our Physiotherapy team. You would be part of a large, dynamic and supportive interdisciplinary team that includes Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Psychology, Nursing and Medical staff.

The successful applicant should have a minimum of 1-2 years experience in working with neurological patients. They will have completed rotations in neurology and orthopaedics and be confident to work autonomously with an independent caseload. Well-developed communication skills will be important. Experience in working with challenging behaviour would also be desirable. Supervision and support will be available from the Lead Physiotherapist. HCPC registration is essential.

The post will involve working as part of the Physiotherapy service covering the rehabilitation facility at the main Oakleaf site in Hartwell, Northamptonshire, as well as offering support to a small number of our other sites in the local area.

The post holder will be expected to manage a caseload of residents with brain injury and in conjunction with other members of the interdisciplinary team, form comprehensive assessment of need and develop goal focused Physiotherapy rehabilitation intervention plans. The post holder will be expected to provide direct Physiotherapy intervention, as well as give specialist advice on issues related to Physiotherapy, such as manual handling, falls management, spasticity management, respiratory care etc.

Expectations

The Oakleaf Group expect all staff to participate in continual professional development. Regular supervision is provided and in-service and external training are available.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Physiotherapist to develop their specialism in neurorehabilitation within a conscientious, hardworking and supportive team, allowing creativity within their work. The successful applicant must be a car driver due to the community aspects of this role.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Benefits

Pension scheme

Private Health Care scheme

Flexibility within the role, which promotes creative rehabilitation

Training courses and CPD opportunities

Being part of one of the leading providers of neuro rehabilitation in Northamptonshire Regular supervision and support

Free meals are provided during working hours.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Oakleaf Group is a leading provider of specialist brain injury rehabilitation services for male adults. The Oakleaf Group have an excellent reputation in this field and has CQC rated outstanding services. The Oakleaf Group currently operates across 4 sites in Northamptonshire, including assessment and active rehabilitation, community rehabilitation houses and long stay/maintenance placements. We have a comprehensive team of clinical and therapy staff ensuring the rehabilitation is individualised and appropriate to the needs of each resident.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Physiotherapist to join our Physiotherapy team. You would be part of a large, dynamic and supportive interdisciplinary team that includes Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Psychology, Nursing and Medical staff.

The successful applicant should have a minimum of 1-2 years experience in working with neurological patients. They will have completed rotations in neurology and orthopaedics and be confident to work autonomously with an independent caseload. Well-developed communication skills will be important. Experience in working with challenging behaviour would also be desirable. Supervision and support will be available from the Lead Physiotherapist. HCPC registration is essential.

The post will involve working as part of the Physiotherapy service covering the rehabilitation facility at the main Oakleaf site in Hartwell, Northamptonshire, as well as offering support to a small number of our other sites in the local area.

The post holder will be expected to manage a caseload of residents with brain injury and in conjunction with other members of the interdisciplinary team, form comprehensive assessment of need and develop goal focused Physiotherapy rehabilitation intervention plans. The post holder will be expected to provide direct Physiotherapy intervention, as well as give specialist advice on issues related to Physiotherapy, such as manual handling, falls management, spasticity management, respiratory care etc.

Expectations

The Oakleaf Group expect all staff to participate in continual professional development. Regular supervision is provided and in-service and external training are available.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Physiotherapist to develop their specialism in neurorehabilitation within a conscientious, hardworking and supportive team, allowing creativity within their work. The successful applicant must be a car driver due to the community aspects of this role.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Benefits

Pension scheme

Private Health Care scheme

Flexibility within the role, which promotes creative rehabilitation

Training courses and CPD opportunities

Being part of one of the leading providers of neuro rehabilitation in Northamptonshire Regular supervision and support

Free meals are provided during working hours.

Person Specification

General Requirements

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Person Specification

General Requirements

Essential

  • Please refer to job description above

Desirable

  • Please refer to job description above

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Caretech Community Services Ltd

Address

Oakleaf Care (hartwell) Ltd

Ashton Road

Hartwell

Northampton

NN7 2EY


Employer's website

https://www.caretech-uk.com/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Caretech Community Services Ltd

Address

Oakleaf Care (hartwell) Ltd

Ashton Road

Hartwell

Northampton

NN7 2EY


Employer's website

https://www.caretech-uk.com/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Recruiter

Sandra Knowles

VP380EE803.1286@vacancyposter.com

03332220710

Date posted

24 June 2024

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£30,639 to £34,581 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

VP380EE803

Job locations

Oakleaf Care (hartwell) Ltd

Ashton Road

Hartwell

Northampton

NN7 2EY


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