Physiotherapist

Job title Physiotherapist

Department Sports Development & Recreation

Salary Starting from £26,243, rising to £32,236

Grade Grade 6

Placed on Friday 02 August 2019

Closing date Sunday 25 August 2019

Interview date To be confirmed

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The Department of Sports Development and Recreation at the University of Bath is seeking to appoint a Physiotherapist.

Through our vibrant culture and emphasis on excellence, we are an inspirational sports environment that makes us the first choice for students, performance athletes, staff and community.

The Department manages and organises a range of activities under the University’s sports brand - Team Bath and aspires to create a world leading multi-sport environment delivering to elite athletes, staff and students of the University and the local and regional community.

Based in the inspiring £35M Sports Training Village, the Department offers a wide range of high-quality sports activities, programmes, events, services and facilities catering for all ages and abilities. This is an opportunity to become part of a professional and progressive organisation at the leading edge of sport, health and fitness. We are looking to appoint individuals who reflect our values of inspiration, respect, integrity, excellence, flexibility and self-improvement and teamwork.

As the successful candidate your principal duties and responsibilities will be to work effectively, as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team of support staff within the Centre, to deliver world class physiotherapy services to the general public, university population and performance athletes, all in partnership with the Lead Physiotherapist.

You will deliver:

  • Appropriate/autonomous assessment, treatment, rehabilitation, and education to individual patients including complex and challenging pathologies.
  • Advanced sport specific rehabilitation and production of individual exercise programmes for injured patients.
  • Auditing, monitoring and reporting of treatment in an appropriate manner in line with data protection policies.
  • Testing for fitness post injury as a component of final rehabilitation, including advanced production and analysis of RTP protocols.

You will support Physiotherapy best practice by working within the Health and Care Professions Council, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy’s and the University’s Codes of Conduct. You will be expected to audit and document all aspects of injury management in accordance with the industry standard and competencies.

Furthermore you will work within the rules of professional confidentiality, to liaise with other members of the support team as appropriate, aligning best practice within an MDT environment.

This is a full time (36.5 hour) role where evening and occasional weekend work will be a required. The successful candidate will be required to complete DBS clearance.

If you have any queries about the role please contact Heather Foster, Lead Physiotherapist, H.G.Foster@bath.ac.uk

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.