Locum Physiotherapist - Neuro / Stroke - Band 6

  • Location:Worcester
  • Salary: £24.50 p/h
  • Consultant:James Townsend
  • Telephone:07551155255


I am looking for a part time physiotherapist 22.5 hours weekly.


To provide physiotherapy rehabilitation for people with complex neurological conditions as part of an interdisciplinary team on the Neuro-Rehabilitation Units at Moseley Hall Hospital.

To play an integral part in the Interdisciplinary assessment and treatment of patients, and maintain and develop a high quality service to patients through adherence to clinical governance and evidence-based practice. To work flexibly, covering absences for colleagues as appropriate, across Rehabilitation Services.

Responsible for

Be responsible for the delegation of physiotherapy programmes to Rehabilitation Physiotherapy Assistants, and other members of the IDT as required.
To have supervisory responsibility for therapy assistants.
There is no direct budgetary responsibility however, they must be aware of the financial restraints within the service.

Main Duties

• Assess patient’s physiotherapy needs, plan, carry out and coordinate an individual treatment plan using sound clinical reasoning skills and evidence-based practice.
• Provide assessment and analysis of rehabilitation, social and care needs of complex patients as part of the IDT, referring on to outside agencies / professionals in discussion with senior members of staff.
• Co-ordinate patient’s treatment plans as part of goal setting process.
• Act as a key-worker for patients on INRU by coordinating and leading the provision and organisation of their interdisciplinary goal-focused rehabilitation programme. Acting as point of contact for patients, carers and outside agencies.
• Deliver a range of physiotherapy treatments including physiotherapeutic handling and positioning, exercise programmes, gait re-education, spasticity management and electrotherapy.
• Deal sensitively with clients and carers / families coping with difficult diagnoses or with long term / degenerative conditions.
• Undertake and advise on manual handling, clinical risk assessments and home visits.
• Assess for, order and provide equipment for individual patients and to ensure safe use of equipment such as wheelchairs, orthotics, walking aids and manual handling devices.
• Refer to and advise services responsible for long-term issue and maintenance of equipment as appropriate.
• Communicate complex user-related information effectively to the inter-disciplinary team, including colleagues in social care and health, education and acute services, to ensure the delivery of a co-ordinated service.
• Provide informative reports and discharge summaries to GP’s, social services, outside agencies and other therapy staff in compliance with service standards.
• Keep accurate and contemporaneous clinical records in accordance with professional, departmental and trust standards.
• Coordinate client’s rehabilitation programmes, in liaison with senior staff, to meet complex social, emotional and physical needs within an appropriate environment.

Working with RIG Healthcare will give you access to a range of benefits which include:

• Assurance you are working with an approved NHS framework supplier (HTE, CCS and CPP)
• Competitive pay rates
• Dedicated consultant who is always available
• Weekly pay with two payrolls per week
• Nationwide locum and permanent job opportunities
• Assistance with travel and accommodation
• CPD contribution scheme*
• Fantastic referral scheme*
• Exclusive VIP Competitions for our working locums*
• Candidate networking and social events
• Up to date articles from industry peers on RIG Healthcare blog
• Specialist knowledge of helping overseas candidates with the registration process

All positions with RIG Healthcare will require the candidate to hold a current DBS certificate.

Call James Townsend NOW on 07551155255 james.townsend@righealthcare.co.uk

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