Neurological Conditions and Trauma Injuries
£31,000 to £42,000 per annum
An exciting opportunity has opened up for an experienced Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist to be part of an emerging new team based in Central London.
Our client manufactures custom-made dynamic splints and compression garments for clients with neurological conditions and trauma injuries. Their UK and Irish clinics see children and adults with a varied range of neurological conditions including cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury, and spinal cord injuries.
Working with the Clinic Lead Occupational Therapist, Australian Principal Therapy Team and dedicated Administration Team, you will be providing assessment, review and fitting of custom-made dynamic lycra splinting garments for clients across the UK and Ireland.
The role includes ongoing development of the business, and education to healthcare professionals within the NHS and private sectors.
This role would suit an experienced band 6/7 who is looking for a new challenge. All experience will be considered, however relevant experience in postural assessment, upper limb assessment or rehab is desirable.
This setting will allow the successful applicant to further develop a breadth of clinical skills in the area of lycra splinting with clients who often have a complex presentation.
There is a strong focus on personal and service development and you will be given the opportunity to participate in external training and in-services, attend conferences and supervise junior staff members.
- Manage patients using evidence based and patient centred principles
- Ensure the effective and efficient management of more junior staff.
- Maintain and develop close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues
- Contribute to business growth by actively promoting therapy services in line with the local unit’s business plan.
- Maintain effective communication links with patients, relatives, carers and purchasers throughout the patient’s rehabilitation.
- Providing efficient and effective service delivery in line with hospital and brain injury services objectives.
- Demonstrate an understanding of specific OT risk assessments and subsequent management strategies relevant to a neurobehavioral approach.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Occupational Therapy degree with a valid HCPC registration
- Membership with BABICM, CMS UK or VRA is highly desirable
- Knowledge and hands on experience working within Brain or Spinal Injuries, Amputations or any other traumatic injuries
- The role requires travel across the UK and Ireland to attend our scheduled clinics, at least or normally each quarter. Full-time and part--time working considered, pending the right candidate.