150437 Physiotherapy Assistant

150437 Physiotherapy Assistant Edinburgh, Scotland

NHS Scotland
Full Time Edinburgh, Scotland 27598 - 30019 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Please note that this post will be based at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital

NHS Scotland 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 Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

As part of a dedicated AHP Therapy team the post holder will be allocated a delegated patient caseload by the qualified AHP and be expected to work independently, assessing the patient’s care needs and/or modifying existing treatment plans and delivering this care without supervision. This includes progressing patients, reassessing and discharging within the scope of practice.

Support qualified AHP staff, by taking an active clinical role within the specialist clinical area as guided by evidence based protocols produced by the registered practitioner.

To support efficient service delivery, the practitioner will delegate tasks to others in the team and maximise the use of technology (e.g. telehealth) and adopt new ways of working.

Please note that this post is with the Mental Health Physiotherapy team which is based in the Royal Edinburgh Hospital. It will predominantly involve providing input to Inpatients based in the Mental Health wards on site. However there may be an occasional need to work in different sites or environments depending on service demands and pressures.

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post.

For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact Tony Crooks on 0131 286 9833 or email [email protected]

**Please note we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the vacancy early once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage**

150437 Physiotherapy Assistant
NHS Scotland

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Ian Crichton
Unknown / Non-Applicable
1001 to 5000 Employees
Healthcare Services & Hospitals
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