Physiotherapy Support Worker

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ID Medical
Health & Medicine
£16 to £30 Per Hour
Northern Ireland
Job Type
Date Posted
12th January 2018

Job Description

ID Medical is looking for a Physiotherapy Support Worker at Band 3 level to fill a locum role in Northern Ireland. The post holder will assist our Physiotherapists in delivering an effective and efficient Physiotherapy Service; a seven-day service rota is in place with regard to Trauma & orthopaedic services at Altnagelvin Hospital

You will oversee the therapeutic care of both patients delegated to you by your professional colleagues and those assessed by you in line with your training. This may occur in acute or community facilities, and may involve visiting patients in domiciliary settings that may include their own home, nursing or residential accommodation. The post holder will at times be required to work independently in these environments

When issues of safety and appropriateness of intervention arise you will seek support and guidance from your professional colleagues before acting.


* Carry an independent caseload, comprised of patients with simple predictable conditions that require treatment as per protocol. These patients may be treated in either individual or group based programs.
* Ensure appropriate assessment, treatment and advice for each patient.
* Make clinical judgements that may lead to modification of treatment protocols within agreed parameters
* Feedback to the Physiotherapist on changes to treatment protocols and patient progress.
* Liaise with other members of the multidisciplinary team, families and carers on patient condition and progress
* Recognise limitations and access the Physiotherapist or other relevant qualified professional when such circumstances occur
* Maintain appropriate records and statistics sufficient for organisational and legal purposes.


NVQ Level 2 in Health Care related subject or equivalent AND 6 months post qualification experience in Physiotherapy or other NHS therapy service


2 years 6 months experience in Physiotherapy or other NHS therapy service

Applicants need to be Access NI cleared.
Full current driving license.

When working with ID Medical, you will benefit from:

* Excellent salary packages available
* Huge range of temporary and permanent vacancies to choose from
* Manage your career online through our industry-leading website
* Free BLS & PLS course
* 24-hour support service
* Dedicated, experienced, supportive and friendly consultants
* UK's leading Revalidation service for doctors, rated "Excellent" by NHS England
* ID Medical School with CPD - accredited education programmes for medical professionals

The ID Medical Refer & Earn scheme also allows you to earn extra money by referring relevant qualified friends, colleagues or family to us for a suitable medical position. If you know someone suitable for this, or any of our roles, send them our way and be rewarded!

About ID Medical

ID Medical is the UK's leading recruitment agency, supplying locum doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and primary care staff, to the NHS and private medical providers - supplying over 5 million hours per annum. Award-winning ID Medical was formed in 2002, holding preferred supplier contracts with more than 90% of NHS hospitals and private medical sector organisations. If you are looking for a rewarding career, join us at ID Medical and help us transform the lives of the people who use our service for the better.

The ID Medical Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.

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