Physiotherapist - Doxford, Sunderland

Additional Resources Ltd
£33000 - £35000 Per Annum
06 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Physiotherapist - Doxford, Sunderland £33,000-£35,000 - pro rata 16 hours a week The Company: Our client's Healthcare Company is one of the UK's leading providers of occupational health services. Established by a group of occupational health professionals, they have experienced strong, steady growth. Their clients include leading names across a wide range of sectors including aviation, construction, engineering, manufacturing, retail, utilities and the emergency services. Our Client's team brings together many of the UK's finest practitioners and teachers in all relevant healthcare disciplines. The Role: This is a fantastic opportunity to work alongside a team of dedicated professionals and experts that are truly some of the best in their field. We are looking for a qualified Occupational Health Physiotherapist for our client to work on a client site based in Doxford (Sunderland). This a part time position offering 16 hours a week. The main purpose of this role is to ensure the effective provision of an Occupational Physiotherapy Service to the Customer. Main Duties & Responsibilities: Provide accurate clinical assessment diagnosis and treatment Classifying presenting clinical musculoskeletal disorders into work relatedness categories Classifying presenting clinical musculoskeletal disorders into reason for onset Provide a report to Management following assessment and at time of discharge indicating employee's fitness to work and any adjustments to their role that may be required short term, long term or permanently Conduct DSE assessments and provide prophylactic advice Provide recommendations to customer as to what changes/ equipment are required following a DSE assessment Identification of hazards within the work place and assessing the risk of the identified hazards causing or aggravating an individual's musculoskeletal ill health Conduct ergonomic risk assessments with SHE advisors to identify risks to the employees within a specified area Providing other team members with information regarding any work practice or working environment changes that are required on a short or long term basis Effective rehabilitation of staff with musculoskeletal disorders, whether they be work related or not Complete comprehensive assessment and treatment records using DHC forms Collection of statistical information for report generation Contribute/run health promotion events Requirements for the Physiotherapist: Full Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Registered with the Health Care Professions Council Required Skills: IT literate Manual therapy post graduate training Able to work without supervision Occupational Health Physiotherapy experience Health Education/Promotion advice Basic Work place ergonomics Fitness for work advice Clear and effective communication skills Excellent interpersonal skills Efficient Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003. Key Skills: Post-graduate training in Occupational Health/Ergonomics, Member of Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health & Ergonomics (ACPOHE) This job was originally posted as