Physiotherapy & Hydrotherapy Team Leader (6 Month Fixed Term Contract)

We’re currently seeking an experienced Registered Physiotherapist to lead our Physiotherapy, Hydrotherapy and Occupational Therapy team on a full-time basis. This position is a 6 month fixed term contract.

You will manage the day-to-day running of the department and the development of services, including outreach, whilst undertaking a significant specialist clinical workload. You will take a lead role in the advanced physiotherapy assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients, especially those with complex and/or chronic conditions.

You will lead, line manage, motivate and support the teams, ensuring the provision of a professional, safe, and effective service to patients and clients, within the Burrswood ethos of whole person care . You will prepare and manage the department’s annual budget, allocating and utilising therapy resources to maximise service provision.

In addition, you will prepare and deliver internal and external practitioner training.

Together with previous team leader experience you will need to have a minimum of two years experience working at senior level in a variety of settings, including hydrotherapy and neuro rehabilitation.  You will be self-motivated and confident, demonstrating discretion, empathy and sensitivity. IT literate, with experience of clinical audit, you will be willing to develop your own knowledge and skills and to contribute to the development of others, using research based evidence and best practice.

Salary £34,000 - £38,000 per annum, full-time including evening and weekend work as necessary to ensure cover.

For full details on the role please refer to the attached job description. As a formality of the recruiting process all applicants need to complete our application form.

Completed application forms should be returned to Jackie Turner in the HR Department, or by email to jackie.turner@burrswood.org.uk. For enquiries please contact HR on 01892 865977.

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