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.


    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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