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OPD, AHP & Patient Services | Physio (0252)
Onsite - Hospital/Hospice
Employment type
DBS required
Closing date

We are looking for a dynamic and dedicated Inpatient Physiotherapist, with extensive experience in delivering physiotherapy services in the acute hospital setting.  

As a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, with current HCPC registration; you will have experience in assessing and treating patients across all our services including orthopaedics, medical, post surgical and respiratory.  

Located in leafy St John’s Wood on the Jubilee line, minutes from Central London, our independent private Hospital has just been rated the number one in the country for care in the latest Bupa survey. Uniquely, all profits fund our onsite Hospice, St John’s. 

What are my responsibilities in this Inpatient Physiotherapist Role?

  • To support the development of the physiotherapy service striving to ensure best practice, maximise efficiency, productivity and cost effectiveness.
  • To have overall accountability for the planning and management of own complex and specialised caseload of patients and to organise this effectively and efficiently with regards to clinical priorities and use of time.
  • To utilise clinical reasoning and analytical skills with evidence based knowledge to assess and diagnose patients and implement appropriate physiotherapy management plans as an autonomous practitioner.
  • To use communication and behaviour change skills to facilitate a long term self-management approach with patients living with acute/or chronic conditions
  • To continuously assess, evaluate and modify treatment aims, objectives and desired outcomes in collaboration with the patient, any carers and multidisciplinary team.
  • To make recommendations to colleagues and members of the MDT, based on advanced theoretical and practical knowledge regarding the ongoing management of patients.
  • Participate in MDT meetings, contributing to discussions and decisions with regards to patient care and discharge planning. 

Am I the right person for this Inpatient Physiotherapist Role?

  • BSc (hons) degree in Physiotherapy or diploma or equivalent
  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration for physiotherapy
  • Evidence of post graduate professional development in the neurological physiotherapy specialism
  • Evidence of additional specialist knowledge acquired through relevant post-graduate physiotherapy training.
  • Experience of working with patients in the inpatient and outpatient/community neurological setting.
  • Experience of working across different inpatient specialties e.g. orthopaedic, medical, post surgical.
  • Experience of multidisciplinary team working.
  • Able to participate in On-call respiratory rota 

Why work for us?

At our organisation we are passionate about providing our employees with a supportive and engaging environment. As well as ongoing development and training, we offer our employees a wide range of benefits; from 27 days annual leave, generous private healthcare cover, contributory pension schemes – including continuation of the NHS pension.

Working with us, all eligible employees receive;

  • Competitive pay with progressive band structuring
  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year
  • Ongoing training and development programmes
  • Discounts at local, national and online shops
  • Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Cycle to work loan scheme
  • Employee “Service Excellence” recognition rewards

If you are ready for a new challenge and relish the chance to become part of a successful, forward thinking organisation then we would love to hear from you.