Thursday , May 30 2024

NUH Jobs – Physiotherapy assistant

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Job Description:

The role of the physiotherapy assistant on the NUH Rehabilitation Unit is to assist patients with a diagnosis of  Parkinson’s Disease with their rehabilitation programmes, both as individuals and/or in a group setting. You will work under the guidance and supervision of the physiotherapists on NUH Rehabilitation Unit, and be an integral member of the multi-disciplinary team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate effective communication skills to be able to safely and clearly instruct, motivate and persuade patients, with kindness and empathy, understanding and overcoming any barriers to communication.
  • Understand the needs of people of all ages with Parkinson’s Disease, their challenges of living with a long-term condition, and appreciate the demands on their carers.
  • Responsible for carrying out prescribed treatments; assisting the physiotherapist on Home Visits; preparing patients for treatment; preparing equipment for patient use; have a good knowledge of how to move and handle patients safely.
  • Maintain own competence to practice through CPD activities, and participate in the Trust’s appraisal scheme.
  • Working as part of the Multidisciplinary Team, uphold the values and behaviours of the Trust, complete documentation in line with local policy, perform administrative, housekeeping and stock taking duties,
  • Strive to ensure that patients always receive a high standard of care.

Job Requirements:

  • GCSE (A-C) or equivalent in English and Mathematics
  • Demonstrate ability to learn new skills
  • NVQ level 2 / 3 in care related subject
  • Previous experience as a Physiotherapy or Health / Rehab Care Assistant.
  • Evidence of learning
  • Can demonstrate knowledge of the role of physiotherapist
  • Experience of dealing effectively with the public.
  • Experience of the healthcare environment

Job Details:

Company: Nuh

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sheffield, GB

Application Deadline: N/A

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