Senior Orthopaedic Physiotherapist

London, GB-LND
Competitive Salary
04 Mar 2019
20 Mar 2019
Job Type

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.

Rated as 'outstanding' by the CQC, the London Bridge Hospital campus in South East London encompasses an outpatients and diagnostic centre in The Shard; the large world-class hospital based at the Tooley Street site; Private Care at Guys, which is on the top four floors of Guys Hospital Cancer Centre; and outpatient and diagnostic centres across the City, Canary Wharf and Kent. 

With 160 beds, 22 ICU beds and 10 operating theatres we offer our patients exceptional treatment across a multitude of acute and complex care, and have use of the latest technologies and healthcare innovations.

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week

The attractive and competitive salary will be 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.

Job Description

  • To effectively manage an orthopaedic inpatient and day-case caseload and provide highly specialised treatment to patients, using evidence based practice and highly developed clinical reasoning skills.
  • To prioritise your own workload within the time available, for example, fulfilling patient assessment/treatment commitments in conjunction with any other commitments.
  • To anticipate, assess and respond effectively to the needs of the patients, thus making excellent customer service a first priority.
  • To keep necessary records of assessment, treatment and progress of all patients according to CSP standards.
  • To be responsible for the safe and timely discharge of patients. Be able to communicate this effectively to other healthcare professionals and refer onwards as appropriate to community teams.

Duties & Responsibiities

  • To provide thorough assessment and treatment to orthopaedic inpatients within the multi-disciplinary team.
  • To be flexible to the hospital’s needs. This includes working overtime and weekend responsibilities as need dictates.
  • To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of own work.
  • To maintain a high standard of professional and personal conduct, complying with the HCA code of conduct and the HCPC rules of professional conduct.
  • To practice in accordance with the CSP standards, comply with evidence based medicine and actively seek to update personal professional development.
  • To create and maintain effective working relationships with Orthopaedic consultants, Occupational Therapists, nursing staff and clinical nurse specialists.

Skills & Experience

  • Physiotherapy degree qualification
  • Post registration broad clinical experience within Oncology
  • HCPC (Health Care Professions Council) registration
  • Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapists or equivalent is 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.