Physiotherapy Assistant

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Location
Winterbourne Hospital - Dorchester
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Physiotherapy Assistant 

Full Time – Permanent 

Up to £19,918 plus benefits 

BMI Winterbourne Hospital in Dorchester is part of Circle Health Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

Circle Health Group are proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s 25 best big companies to work for and one of the 10 best companies to work for in the health and social care sector.

We have an opportunity for a Physiotherapy Assistant to join their team of staff in the Physiotherapy department.  This role is predominantly admin based in Physiotherapy. There is potential to introduce clinical duties in the future.

This is a Full time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • This role is predominantly admin based in Physiotherapy, there is potential to introduce clinical duties in the future.
  • Previous experience within a Healthcare environment.
  • Able to reassure patients in varying situations and encourage them to undertake their exercise programmes.
  • Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence. Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems
  • Motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good team player.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail, ensuring accurate recording of data.
  • Able to assess patient’s comfort, and adapt behaviour in line with this assessment.

Duties of this role include:

  • To provide an excellent support service for qualified physiotherapy staff, enabling them to maximise their clinical skills, expertise and productivity whilst providing physiotherapy assessment and treatment.
  • To participate in pre-operative assessment as required.
  • To participate in clinical treatment under the supervision of a Physiotherapist or Senior Physiotherapist.
  • To book outpatient physiotherapy appointments, managing physiotherapy appointment system accurately and efficiently.
  • To handle general telephone enquiries and refer clinical issues to the relevant Physiotherapist.
  • To manage the patient database, ensuring that patient records and all relevant documentation are processed accurately.
  • Ensure the department maintains BMI Physiotherapy audit compliance.

Salary & Benefits:

Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries alongside access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday a year increasing to 30 days
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leave
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Learning and development; free courses and industry recognised qualifications
  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts
  • NHS Blue Light Discount Card
  • Plus much more

As of the 1st April 2022 in England it will be a legal requirement for all our patient facing staff to have been double vaccinated unless they can show that they are officially exempt. If your role may involve any face-to-face contact with patients, we regret that we therefore cannot appoint you to this role unless you are currently vaccinated or are happy to be double vaccinated by this date or exempt.

“Our culture is a result of the way our people live and breathe our philosophy, which combines our purpose, principles and values.

To find out more about the Circle Health Group Philosophy: https://careers.circlehealthgroup.co.uk/why-circle/our-philosophy

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications. Please click here for more exciting opportunities within the Circle Health Group.