Specialist Rotational Physiotherapist - London

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population.

We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas.

Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education and world-class research. We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
• University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
• National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery 
• Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital 
• Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
• University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
• The Hospital for Tropical Diseases 
• University College Hospitals at Westmoreland Street
We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women’s health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology.

Job Summary

This post participates in an 8-9month rotation scheme. The current rotation options include: A&E/AMU, Critical Care (T03 and Grafton Way Building (GWB)), Thoracic and Urology Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, Gynae Surgery, Prehabilitation, Respiratory Outpatients, Respiratory Inpatients, Haematology, Macmillan Cancer Centre (Teenage and Young Adult Service), Care of the Elderly and Internal Medicine. The post holder will be responsible for the provision of Physiotherapy to patients across within the speciality. This role is supported by Team Lead Physiotherapists and/or Clinical Specialists.

Job Purpose

  • To perform advanced physiotherapy assessment of patients with diverse presentations and complex physical, psychological and emotional conditions. 
  • To provide a diagnosis, develop and deliver an individualised treatment programme in discussion with the patient and according to assessment findings.
  • To provide experienced advice, guidance and information to patients, carers and other professionals.
  • To undertake all aspects of clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner, taking responsibility for caseload management in a defined area of the service; seeking support where necessary from senior staff.
  • To engage with the MDT in a defined area and represent therapies as required
  • To participate in the rotational programme.
  • To be an integral member of a team assuming delegated responsibilities for supervision, assessment and education of students, Band 5 and assistant members of staff.
  • To undertake a rotational projects to develop and enhance personal, team and departmental clinical practice. 
  • To undertake on-call and weekend duties as an autonomous practitioner, working without supervision and to support the introduction of flexible working patterns if deemed necessary by the service manager.
  • To participate in 7-day services rota where appropriate  

Important Requirements:

  • Degree in Physiotherapy and HCPC registered
  • At least 6 months NHS experience in that last 3 years
  • Strong clinical knowledge, good initiative, and an ability to stay calm and work efficiently under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Honesty and integrity, and a caring approach to patients

We are so grateful for the commitment and focus of our Bank Staff Physiotherapists, so in return we offer the following advantages:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Access to free Bank Partners Core Skills training
  • Ability to monitor and book shifts using online timesheet
  • Weekly salary
  • Priority of shifts over all agency workers
  • Competitive pay

Apply now for this fantastic career-progressing opportunity by attaching your CV, and a member of our recruitment team will be in contact with you shortly.





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