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Specialist Stroke Physiotherapist

Job Ref:
FH18807 
Location:
Stafford 
Employment Type:
Permanent 
Sectors:
Healthcare, Physiotherapist, Physiotherapist
Salary:
  Band 6 to 7
Published:
07/10/2019
Date End:
 
Start Date:
14/07/2020
Job Description:
  • Full-time Contract (Part-time considered)
  • Salary Band 6 to 7
  • Excellent benefits including NHS pension, great access to healthcare benefits, discounts, offers and bonuses plus much more 

Flame Health are currently working with a very popular Healthcare company who are looking for a Specialist Stroke Physiotherapist to join this great team in the Staffordshire/Derbyshire area

You will be an autonomous practitioner with fantastic team support providing specialist assessment and treatment of patients who have had a Stroke. As a practitioner  you will encourage your patients to remain central to the decision making regarding their own care and encourage self-management. As the specialist you will demonstrate leadership skills and contribute to the day to day co-ordination of the overall caseloads, deputising for more senior staff whilst supporting and supervising junior staff within the Stroke Team.  Working in partnership with other health care professionals providing specialist advice and providing ongoing support and clinical supervision 

Responsibilities within this role will include:

  • Recognise the need for encouragement, motivation, negotiation and reassurance skills to facilitate rehabilitation and support the patient towards self-management.
  • To be clinically responsible for patients accepted on to the caseload and to organise this with regards to clinical priorities.
  • To undertake assessment of patients who have had a stroke including those with complex presentations.
  • Evaluate outcomes of treatment as appropriate.
  • Provide specialist advice and reports on patient care to other health services.
  • Assess patient understanding of treatment proposal and document valid informed consent and have the capacity to work within a legal framework with patients who lack capacity to consent to treatment

To be considered for this role you must have:

  • Diploma/degree in physiotherapy.
  • HCPC registration.
  • Evidence of post graduate training in the management of neurological conditions.
  • Evidence of CPD
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To apply for this role or enquire about additional Physiotherapist roles throughout the UK. Please contact Clare Brazill on 0115 8114365 or alternatively email clare.brazill@flamehealth.com

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