Physiotherapist

Parkside, Tipton

Physiotherapist
Location: Tipton DY4 0JW
Hours: Full Time and Part Time options available
Salary: £33,000 

 

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About the Home
Bridgewood Mews provides specialist care for young adults with complex physical needs, Huntington’s disease and neurological disorders. The last big event at Bridgewood Mews was their prom night, but there’s always something going on to get involved with and the team ensures that the priority is always what is in the best interests of the service users.

 

Are you an experienced clinician who is highly motivated to lead a team that delivers the best possible care to service users with complex needs? Could you lead a service that makes every day better for service users and staff?

Do you want to join a supportive and forward thinking organisation who values its employees and is committed to providing the best possible care for its service users? We are looking for someone with drive and passion who wants to be part of a great team shaping the service from the beginning. Your strengths will lie in communication and leadership with demonstrative experience in change management.

We are looking for a dynamic and innovative Physiotherapist to lead the therapy services in Blackmoor, alongside an Occupational Therapist and Therapy Assistant.  Together you will be developing personal centred carepathways as part of individual rehabilitation for the service users. Your enthusiasm, warmth and compassion is fundamental in helping our service users to feel respected, included and cared for.  Working with our team of specialist nurses and support workers you will be expected to contribute to integrated care planning with the aim of enabling our services users to reach their goals.

Key Duties:

      • Taking responsibility for a clinical caseload
      • Carrying out assessments and reviews, (including neurorehabilitation, gait analysis, respiratory care) ensuring that service users receive             appropriate treatment
      • Using appropriate communication skills and tools to communicate with service users
      • Monitoring, evaluating and recording patient progress, modifying treatment plans as required
      • Liaising with agencies including GPs, consultants, hospital staff, PCTs and social services
      • Liaising with the nursing team and care staff at the care home.
      • Working as part of a team
      • Delegation of therapy to assistant therapist, activities co-ordinators and support workers
      • Attend MDT meetings
      • Be an advocate for therapy for the service user
      • Maintain accurate and comprehensive documentation in line with legal requirements
      • Assisting with the training of other health care staff as required

Requirements:

We expect that you will be a qualified physiotherapist, ideally from within the private sector however this is not essential. HCPC registered.  Experience in tracheostomy, mental health, and neurological care would also be advantageous, however, full training is provided via our comprehensive induction.

Benefits:

  • 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holiday)
  • CPD accredited leadership training
  • Access to the apprenticeship levy for additional qualifications
  • Exemplar rewards – childcare vouchers, retail discounts and vouchers.
  • Employee assistance program – 24 hour helpline.
  • Pension plan.
  • Refer a friend scheme - Up to £1,500*
  • Free car parking.
  • Paid DBS - Worth £44
  • Outstanding career progression.
  • Comprehensive induction program.

Additional info/about Exemplar:

Exemplar provides the highest levels of quality care, and that means care for our staff as well as the people in our community homes. When you join Exemplar, you bring your energy and commitment to delivering the best care possible. Our mission is to make every day better for everyone we care for and work with. 

At Exemplar, we enhance the lives of our services users, families and staff by providing everyone with the opportunity to develop, grow and reach their potential - irrespective of health.

Exemplars Core Values:

  • Fun
  • Integrity
  • Responsive
  • Success
  • Teamwork

*Ts & Cs apply

 

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Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC Pin payment for nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.

Lifestyle and retail discounts

Lifestyle and retail discounts - all colleagues can access great savings and monthly discounts on high street shops, restaurants, pubs and holidays, as well as 2-for-1 cinema tickets.

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.

Pension Plan

Pension plan – after 3 months, you’ll be auto-enrolled into our pension scheme with NOW pensions, where you’ll have up to 5% of your earnings (depending on your salary) put into the pension and we’ll contribute an additional 3%.

Paid DBS Check

Paid DBS check – we’ll pay for all new starters to have a DBS check, so you don’t need to cover the cost.

Referral Bonus

Referral bonus – if you recommend a friend for a care role with us, you’ll both receive £150, and you can refer as many people as you like.

Free RCNi membership

Career development opportunities - there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and progress in your career at Exemplar Health Care, if you wish. Find out more.

Pro-rated for part-time colleagues and subject to qualifying conditions.

Click here to download your refer-a-friend claim form and view terms and conditions.