Aquatic Therapy Assistant Spinal Injuries Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust job in Watford at Jobs In The NHS

Aquatic Therapy Assistant Spinal Injuries Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Company: Jobs in the NHS

Location: Amersham UK

Date Posted:Nov 01, 2017

Fixed term contract - Dec 2017 - June 2018This post is not suitable for qualified physiotherapistsAquatic Therapy is an integral part of the rehabilitation of patients with spinal cord injury. Aquatic Therapy assistants are essential members of the team delivering this service, providing administrative and clinical support to the Aquatic therapy physiotherapists, along with involvement in planning and organisation of patient treatment sessions.This post involves working alongside physiotherapists with patients following spinal cord injury within a rehabilitation environment.An ability to work and provide care to people with a disability, good verbal communication on the telephone and in face to face contact, organisational skills such as being able to respond to requests for assistance from multiple sources, a sensitive and empathetic approach in patient contact are all necessary qualities. The successful candidate will be able to carry out instructions, provide feedback and balance responses to varying demands of patient care and administrative support requested from the physiotherapists. An ability to participate in manual handling tasks is crucial. Competence and capability in undertaking out personal care, such as assisting patients with dressing and toileting, is needed. Experience of working within a team and contributing to its function is essential.Experience in working in a customer care setting is essential and previous employment within the NHS is desirable. Opportunities for training and development are available through in service training and appraisal.This advert closes on Tuesday 14 Nov 2017 View full job description
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