Lead Occupational Health Physiotherapist

North Lanarkshire
38000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP38000 - GBP40000/annum
09 Feb 2017
24 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Would you like to join one of the UK's leading providers of occupational health services?

We want you to bring your unique set of skills and experience to a special place where you can reach your true potential.

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 to work on a client site based in Rosyth. This a Full time position offering 37.5 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.

Occupational Health | Physiotherapist | Health Care | Nurse | Wellbeing | Health Promotion

Essential Criteria:

Candidates must be:

* Full Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy,
* Registered with the Health Care Professions Council,
* Formal Clinical Physiotherapy Qualification Member of the UK Health Professions Council (HPC),
* Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP),
* Evidence of continuing professional development.

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 and well organised.

Desirable Criteria:

* Post-graduate training in Occupational Health/Ergonomics,
* Member of Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health & Ergonomics (ACPOHE),
* At least 3 year postgraduate clinical experience,
* Previous experience of using online/computerised reporting templates/databases.

About Us:

We work with a large and growing list of clients to develop workforce health and wellbeing that drives increased productivity and profitability.

Our success depends on the people who work with us to turn our promises into commitments??? people who thrive in a culture that's focused on high standards, restless improvement, positive attitudes and future potential. Is this you?

Our people are our biggest assets, their knowledge skills and abilities are the key to business success and creating value. We endeavour where possible to promote from within by ensuring our employees have the skills and abilities to fulfil their job role and assessing this through appraisal, audit, internal and external feedback and by developing our employees to be the talent for the future through our management development programme and bespoke training.

Benefits: Annual Holiday Entitlement of 25 days, Group Life Assurance for Death in Service, Sickness and Accident Benefit, Contributory Pension Scheme, Private Medical Insurance