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Technical Physiotherapy Assistant

London – The Wellington Hospital
Clinical
Full time
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HCA UK are incredibly proud to be awarded ‘Private Hospital Group of the Year ‘ 2020 at the Health Investor Awards.

Job - Technical Physiotherapy Assistant

Location - The Wellington Hospital, London

Contract Type - Permanent, part time at 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday 9.00am-17.15pm with a 45 minute lunch break)

Salary - Competitive depending on skills and experience


Job Description

The Wellington Hospital are looking for a Technical Physiotherapy Assistant to support the physiotherapists working with the technology equipment (such as Lokomat, Erigo, Armeo, FES bike and Indego) in the provision of physiotherapy interventions after completion of a competency based training programme.

Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • To provide programs of physiotherapy and rehabilitation activities to patients with acute, chronic or complex needs within the guidelines provided by the Physiotherapists including the independent use of the technological equipment

  • To follow the Physiotherapy Assistant treatment plan as documented by the Physiotherapist for independent treatment sessions and liaise with the Physiotherapist in order to clearly understand any changes of an updated treatment plan prior to intervention.

  • To assist the Lead Physiotherapist and Clinical Specialist in organizing and delivering training on the technological equipment to the Physiotherapy team.

  • To be responsible for reporting faults with equipment and liaising with external companies to arrange repairs and deliveries.

  • To be responsible for the weekly timetable and Organisation of the technological equipment to provide a coordinated and efficient service for both in-patient and out-patient services.

  • To cover hydrotherapy poolside and take part in hydrotherapy sessions as required.

  • To carry out administrative and housekeeping duties as delegated within the department and take responsibility for ensuring a safe working environment for all therapists and patients.

Skills & Experience

  • An understanding of health related functions and experience working with people with disability is desirable

  • Ability to use a computer/camcorder/digital camera

  • Good time management and organisational skills with flexibility to respond to needs of the team

  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team

About The Facility

The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.

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