Do you want to work for a multi-award-winning organisation, helping some of society’s most vulnerable people live meaningful lives? We are looking for a Senior Specialist Physiotherapist working in a vibrant community, providing Physiotherapy support to older people and people with dementia.

You will be active member of the clinical multi-disciplinary team within the home, providing Physiotherapy services to the residents and championing good manual handling practice within the service.

This post is working 39 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The role will involve multi site working across our nursing homes in London,  Stanmore, Friern Barnet, Ilford.  

What you'll be doing:

  • Developing the Physiotherapy service in the centre in conjunction with the Registered Manager and Service Manager, establishing a treatment area, exercise area.
  • Completing initial assessments of referred residents who have been identified as having complex needs and provide short term treatment, accordingly, following the home’s protocols and multi-disciplinary team’s identified priorities.
  • Responding to referrals from the MDT within a given time.
  • Providing a wide variety of Physiotherapy treatment options and interventions to residents including falls prevention advice, splinting, manual therapy, pain management where appropriate, and signpost to other private and statutory physiotherapy as necessary.
  • Implementing and supervising individual and group exercise programmes to maintain function and rehabilitate where applicable, working with the Living well Team, volunteers, and care workers.
  • Maintaining and improving the balance, transferring ability and mobility of residents providing / recommending walking aids or bed mobility aids / devices as appropriate.
  • Maintaining records in line with Chartered Society of Physiotherapy standards and Jewish Care policies.
  • Documenting Physiotherapy treatments, advice and plans in residents notes and care plans on the floors and maintain notes in physiotherapy areas.
  • Liaising with appropriate members of staff regarding the progress of residents to optimise the outcome for everyone. This may include family and written reports to external bodies.
  • Attend and give feedback to multi-disciplinary meetings.
  • Take part in moving and handling training to care staff, including those on induction, and deliver staff training sessions on how to assist residents with walking and sit to stand transfers.
  • Assisting with the co-ordinating and follow ups of falls audits and, working with the Registered Manager and others, on the reporting of incidents for Clinical Governance Committee.

What you'll need:

  • A professional qualification in Physiotherapy
  • Be a practising member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Significant experience of working in a hospital, or community setting
  • Significant experience of working with adults with neurological impairments

Jewish Care is the largest provider of health and social care services for the Jewish community in the UK. Every week, we touch the lives of 10,000 people. We provide services to a range of people including older people, people with mental health needs and people living with dementia.

 Our five values are at the heart of the way we work. They drive how we act as individuals and as an organisation and shape our culture. We value Excellence, Integrity, Innovation, Compassion, and Inclusivity.

Jewish Care operate a rolling recruitment process and reserve the right to close the advert once a suitable candidate has been identified.

LocationSandringham

Our purpose-built Sandringham campus offers care home, retirement living apartments and community centre services to enable clients, relatives, staff, volunteers and visitors to be able to share in this unique and vibrant set of communal facilities.

The Sandringham campus consists of Anita Dorfman House and Pears Court providing brand new facilities and quality care and retirement living in a modern, Jewish environment. Wolfson Assisted Living is situated on the top floor of Anita Dorfman and consists of dedicated one room flats for individuals and couples who want residential care with more room and kitchen facilities than a regular care home bedroom.

The campus also includes the Adrian Gordon Café, which serves delicious meals throughout the day, and the Ronson Family Community Centre, and the Zalman and Ruchi Noé Centre for People Living with Dementia. Sitting in green belt on the border between Hertfordshire and Stanmore, the Sandringham campus offers wide ranging career opportunities and compromises all our core services under one roof.

STAFF FACILITIES

DEDICATED TEAM BREAK ROOM

FREE FRESHLY PREPARED LUNCH

ACCESS TO ONSITE GARDENS

Why

JEWISH CARE?

We offer excellent benefits to reward you for your hard work, dedication and commitment. These include:

  • RETAIL DISCOUNT

    RETAIL DISCOUNT

    A huge range of discounts at major retailers and supermarkets

  • HEALTH CARE

    HEALTH CARE

    24/7 access to a GP either online or on the phone

  • STAFF SUPPORT

    STAFF SUPPORT

    Access to our Employee Assistance Programme providing confidential advice

  • WELLBEING HUB

    WELLBEING HUB

    Articles and support with physical and mental wellness, free fitness and yoga videos and lots more

  • PENSION

    PENSION

    4% employer pension contribution

  • LEARNING RESOURCES

    LEARNING RESOURCES

    Career development opportunities and access to our online learning management system

  • FREE DBS CHECK

    FREE DBS CHECK

    Free DBS checks for our Care Home Workers

  • FREE UNIFORM

    FREE UNIFORM

    Free uniforms for everyone required to wear one

Please note all applicants must already hold the legal right to work in the UK

Peripatetic Senior Specialist Physiotherapist

  • Department: Nursing
  • Location: Anita Dorfman, Anita Dorfman House, Sandringham, Stanmore, HA7 3FT
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary:  £48,668
  • Closing Date: 31 July 2024

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