Senior Outpatient Physiotherapist

29 Jan 2019
26 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

From complex care to straightforward procedures in both adults and children, HCA UK provides exceptional care across our six world-class hospitals, clinics, outpatient and diagnostics centres, and NHS partnerships. We believe that all our patients and employees should have access to the latest state-of-the-art technology, which has seen HCA Uk invest more than £500 million over the last decade to ensure that our hospitals and specialist centres are amongst the best equipped in the world. This philosophy of continual investment ensures our employees have the best career development opportunities; as their skills advance alongside our facilities and technology.

Situated in the heart of London's world-renowned medical district, The Princess Grace Hospital is recognised as one of the best-equipped multidisciplinary private hospitals in the capital. Our dedicated and highly trained team is committed to delivering an exemplary standard of clinical care across all specialties.

The Princess Grace Hospital has 127 registered beds, including 90 inpatient, 21 day case, 8 endoscopy, an urgent care unit and a Level 3 intensive care unit containing 9 beds, with 24-hour consultant cover and a high dependency unit. The hospital also has a several specialised centres, including; The London Breast Institute, recognised as one of the best private breast screening and diagnostic treatment centres in the UK; the London Digestive Centre, a highly specialised outpatient facility offering diagnoses and treatments for all conditions of the stomach, small and large intestines, liver, pancreas, and bile ducts; and The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health, a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to sport and exercise medicine.

Job Description

  • The post holder will be responsible for providing high quality physiotherapy management for outpatients with musculoskeletal disorders, in line with the hospital’s strategic direction, including implementing quality initiatives and quality assurance tools. 
  • The post holder will contribute to the training and development programme of the department.
  • The post holder may be asked to provide a physiotherapy service to patients with orthopaedic conditions in other areas of the hospital, depending on service need.
  • The post holder may opt in to the weekend and on-call service.

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week with an attractive and competitive salary increasing dependent upon skills and experience.

Reward and recognition:

We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as  our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review,  247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To provide comprehensive and on going assessment and treatment for each patient.
  • To maintain accurate, up to date and concise Physiotherapy treatment records, adhering to departmental and CSP professional standards.
  • To ensure the patient, their family and carers are involved in the planning and delivery of care.
  • To attend relevant clinics, meetings and case conferences.
  • To be responsible for timely discharge reports, discharge arrangements, and communication concerned with discharge or transfer of patients.
  • To support and maintain open channels of communication at all times with the Therapies Manager, lead physiotherapist and members of the physiotherapy department and multidisciplinary team.
  • To communicate effectively with referral sources including GP’s and consultants, through regular progress reports and verbal communication.
  • To actively seek opportunities to develop strong communication lines and relationships with consultants/ external links and facilitate collaborative working practices and liaison between the physiotherapy department and those sources.

Skills & Experience

  • Educated to A level standard
  • Graduate Diploma or BSc in Physiotherapy
  • Registration with HPC and CSP
  • Training relevant to specialist areas for example Hydrotherapy experience Acupuncture skills are desirable
  • Experience with oncology patient group also desirable

About The Individual

At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values. 

You will also actively participate as a member of a team, working together to achieve tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate a lead by example attitude to inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results.

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.

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