Physiotherapist – Part Time –

Social Care

Job title:Physiotherapist
Salary: £32,306 – £34,172 pro rata
Hours: 22 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks per year)
Location: Beaumont College, Lancaster. (will be required to travel across all Beaumont college sites)
Overall purpose of Role:
To assess students in order to plan, implement, review and update physiotherapy programmes to develop or maintain student’s physical well-being and skills.
To provide advice, support and training to students, staff, parents/guardians and carers in order to promote their physical well-being.
Key accountabilities
To work seamlessly across department or team boundaries in a collaborative and constructive manner to implement Ambito’s strategic direction.
To demonstrate a commitment to customer service excellence and deliver against the requirements of Ambito’s quality framework.
To work within Ambito’s policies and procedures at all times.
Role specific
As part of the multi-disciplinary team to be involved with the assessment, treatment and development of programmes for individual students attending the College on a day or residential basis.
To take professional responsibility for individual and group work with students
To provide support and advice to both student support and teaching staff in their own roles to ensure that there is full recognition and understanding of the physical needs of students when carrying out programmed activities.
To plan, design and deliver specific staff training, to ensure that staff undertake their functions in a safe manner and in a controlled environment.
We’re really excited to recruiting staff to our school, Beaumont College. We support young people from age 18-25 living with a range of disabilities to live their best lives despite the challenges they may face every day.
If you’re looking for a rewarding job where you can celebrate success, then look no further. Young people here achieve so much, and it’s heart-warming and life-changing to be part of it.
The outstanding teaching here has supported young people like Jadhaan, 21 – to not only exceed in Art and film making, but also develop his independence skills to gain employment. Jadhaan recently achieved his Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award, and his Gold Arts Award, thanks to the support of our dedicated colleagues.
If you could be part of our team that changes lives and supports people like Jadhaan to live their best lives, don’t hesitate to get in touch today.
Specific tasks assigned
Ongoing monitoring of students’ physical management needs across their College course and as a consequence, provide advice and guidance to staff and students on the most appropriate programme and/or equipment, if required.
To take an active role in leading hydrotherapy sessions.
As a member of the departmental inter-disciplinary team to be involved in team assessments and joint working as appropriate to the needs of particular students.
Monitoring of students’ footwear, walking aids, wheelchairs and other equipment in partnership with the student, Keyworker, occupational therapist and outside agencies.
To liaise and work in partnership with the college GP, Occupational Therapist and all other appropriate Healthcare related services in accordance with students’ physical skills, aids and equipment.
Monitoring and development of exercise routines for individual students to enable them to become more independent for the maintenance of their physical skills.
Individual structured physiotherapy with specific students when required.
In partnership with the College Recreational Department and Keyworkers to be involved in the development of interests that promote the physical well-being of students. These interests to include sport, recreational swimming, keep-fit and advice on posture etc.
To maintain and update records and programme plans for students.
Grade specific competencies
Demonstrable understanding of the social model of disability and clarity about the contribution of Beaumont College to achieving social change.
Demonstrates a facilitative working style able to broker internal and external relationships to ensure effective business solutions and resolve conflict where necessary
Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills
Two years post-graduate experience.
Experience of working with children or young people with complex disabilities
Evidence of ongoing CPD relevant to area of clinical specialism
Standard role-based competencies
Ability to interpret and apply Health & Safety Legislation with demonstrable skills in Risk Assessment
Ability to organise self in order to manage own caseload and appropriately prioritise workload
Understanding of the importance of clear documentation in both student notes and in written guidance for support staff
Experience of formulating and delivering training
Experience in hydrotherapy for people with neurological conditions
Specific role-based competencies
Ability to undertake assessment of students pre-admission and provide opinion regarding future physiotherapy needs within the college setting.
Ability to plan and monitor the ongoing physiotherapy management of students to ensure their physical needs are met across their College course. This will include providing advice and training to staff and students regarding exercise programmes and/or equipment, if required.
These duties may be added to or deleted from, and may be subject to change.
Regular travel may be required to the satellite campus’ in Barrow, Blackpool and Carlisle role

Salary: £16.24 – £21.24/hour

Job Type: Part Time

Location: LA2, Slyne, Lancashire

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