Specialist Physiotherapist - Older Peoples Services

Fixed term for 6 months

NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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To act independently to provide a full comprehensive specialist service of assessment, diagnosis, treatment/appropriate management, onward referral and discharge to a complex range of patients referred to the service.

To supervise physiotherapists, assistant practitioners, clinical support workers and physiotherapy students.

To deputise for the advanced practitioner / team lead in meetings related to specialist clinical area.

To develop and deliver training programmes for a wide range of professionals and carers to educate carers and significant others in the understanding of both the therapy process and any intervention relating to the management of patients medical and social needs.

Reference: 40675528

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