Specialist Physiotherapist (Band 6)
Ref: CYG06119


  • Location
  • Cygnet Pindar House Upper Sheffield Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 4PL
  • Salary
  • Up to £37,000 - DOE
  • Closing date
  • 04/09/2019
  • Are you looking for a new challenge in Male Neuropsychiatry?

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, enthusiastic Band 6 Physiotherapist to join Cygnet Pindar House.

    Cygnet Pindar House is a new 22 bed Neuropsychiatric care and treatment facility opening in December 2019 for men affected by acquired brain injuries. It is a safe and secure place to aid recovery as well as offering those diagnosed with a progressive neurological disease, like Huntington’s Disease, a caring and long term placement to support and help manage the progression of their symptoms. This service will be able to accept unplanned, often urgent admissions where a service user requires a safe place to start treatment at the earliest possible time.

    In this role you will:

    • To carry out thorough initial assessment for new admissions to the unit
    • To work closely with specialist members of the MDT (Consultant Neuropsychiatrists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapist, Clinical Psychologists and a dedicated specialist nursing and support team)
    • To formulate treatment and management plans using experience and evidenced based practice
    • To provide training and support to members of the MDT
    • To provide written reports and attend relevant meetings
    • To contribute to improving the quality of  physiotherapy service throughout Cygnet Health


    We are looking for people who have:

    • A degree/post graduate diploma in Physiotherapy
    • Relevant registration with professional body (HCPC)
    • At least 2 years of working as a Senior Physiotherapist
    • Experience of managing complex neurological conditions within a rehabilitation setting
    • A relevant post graduate qualification (e.g. Bobath, Movement Science, Splinting) is desirable.
    • Knowledge and understanding of Core Physiotherapy principles and current best practice.
    • Ability to work individually and as part of an MDT
    • Experience of working with, and in, challenging and stressful situations.


    Requirements:

    The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and reference check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.

    *Please note -speculative recruitment emails are not to be sent directly to our clinical staff, these need to go via our internal recruitment team. If speculative candidates are sent directly to a member of the clinical team, we will consider these candidates as our own.*

    Apply now!

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