Rotational Physiotherapist : Neurosciences - #35324

University Hospital Southampton

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Southampton
Contract type: Full time
Detailed job description and main responsibilities

This job offers you the chance to work in a friendly, supportive MDT environment with a team committed to improving patient care and experience. You will be completing specialised assessments, goal-directed treatments and multi-therapy discharge planning. You will be required to liaise closely with local community services, specialist regional units & local DGH’s.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about high quality patient centred care within the neurosciences service, with excellent communication skills and the ability to work flexibly to accommodate the ever changing nature of both acute and rehabilitation environments.

The postholder is responsible for managing a varied and complex caseload as well as supporting and supervising B3-5 staff & students. All our therapy staff are required to be able to undertake flexible working over a 7-day period. The post holder, once competent, would be expected to work independently at weekends, on twilights and be involved in the trust wide therapy on-call rota.

Desirable skills for this role:

  • Experience in completing comprehensive and complex neurological assessments

  • Experience working in the acute hospital setting (ideally within acute or hyper-acute stroke units and neurosciences)

  • Experience within a variety of acute areas e.g. Orthopaedics, Medicine, Elderly Care, Respiratory

  • Experience working in a large multidisciplinary team and communicating effectively

  • Involvement in service developments and facilitating change

  • Evidence of emerging leadership skills

  • Evidence of providing teaching to wider MDT, therapy teams and students

  • Ability to stay calm and make appropriate decisions under pressure, in a fast-paced environment

We look forward to hearing from you and answering any questions you may have about this role or our wider therapy service and UHS trust.
If this post is not suitable for you and you are interested in other Therapy opportunities, please email: **************

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