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Therapy Exercise Instructor/ Practitioner

posted May 9, 2014, 4:20 AM by Ben Jane   [ updated May 9, 2014, 4:20 AM ]
Department:303 50 Physiotherapy - 2350
Location:Northfield, Birmingham
Salary:18,838 to 22,016 pa

Band 4 – 37 ½ Hours per week
Full Time / Part Time / Job Share considered
Open Morning on Saturday 10th May 2014, 9-12.00

For more: www.jobs.nhs.uk/showvac/_SzcR1/4106009/913381278

The Trust is expanding their physiotherapy team to support the increase in demand across all services at this centre of orthopaedic excellence. As a result this new post has been created and provides an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven individual to join the team. You must be a Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer with experience and qualifications equivalent to Level 4 (as recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals) and show the initiative to develop and expand this role to include treatment, prevention and self-management.

You will be based in the Physiotherapy Gymnasium and the Hydrotherapy Department, providing one to one exercise based treatments and group sessions for clients with a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions including post Orthopaedic Surgery. Training will be provided for different conditions and procedures encountered, based around a competency framework and include basic hands-on and hydrotherapy treatment techniques.

Within the hospital’s specialist environment, the physiotherapy service is both lively and vital. The outpatient caseload includes GP, Consultant and Self-referred patients creating a mixture of acute, chronic and post-surgery or post-injury rehabilitation. The team provide specialist services within Sports Injuries, Functional Restoration and rehabilitation classes including oncology and paediatric patients.

Staff development is positively encouraged and supported by in-service training and external courses. All staff are involved in the quality management of the department through standard setting and audit.

Please come to our open morning for more detail about the roles, meet some of the team and see our facilities. Alternatively please contact Fraser Pressdee, Acting Gym Team Leader via fraser.pressdee1@nhs.net, or 0121 685 4126.

Open Morning: Saturday 10th May 2014, 9-12.00

Physiotherapy department, ROH

Closing Date: Sunday 11th May 2014

Interviews: TBC

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