Specialist Hand Therapist

A brilliant new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Specialist Hand Therapist to work in an exceptional independent private hospital next to Central London.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This is one of the UK's largest independent charitable hospitals.

Our commitment to our patients is in the quality of our care, the range of our services and the quality of our consultants and staff


*To be considered for this position you must hold Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy degree and be registered with HCPC



As the Specialist Hand Therapist your key responsibilities include:

  • Professionally and legally responsible and accountable for all aspects of own professional activities in line with the standards of the Hospital

  • Have overall accountability for the planning and management of own complex and specialised caseload of patients

  • Highly competent in assessing a wide range of orthopaedic hand and plastic surgery conditions based on advanced theoretical knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology, often in situations where conflicting evidence is present

  • To utilise advanced clinical reasoning skills and evidence based knowledge to assess and diagnose patients and implement appropriate management plans as an autonomous practitioner

  • Demonstrate highly developed dexterity, coordination and palpation skills for the assessment and treatment of patients

  • Continuously assess, evaluate and modify treatment aims, objectives and desired outcomes in collaboration with the patient, any carers and multidisciplinary team

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Evidence of post graduate professional development in hand therapy specialism i.e.

    BAHT or similar

  • Evidence of additional specialist knowledge acquired through relevant post-graduate training

  • Experience of working with complex plastic and orthopaedic hand surgery

  • Highly skilled in hand therapy splinting and post-operative wound care

  • Experience of a wide range of approaches for the management of complex patients

  • Awareness of cognitive behavioural approach to rehabilitation

The successful Therapist will receive an excellent salary of £20,881 pro rata.

This exciting position is a Part Time role working 18.75hrs a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • Ongoing development and training

  • 27 days annual leave

  • Generous private healthcare cover

  • Contributory pension schemes - including continuation of the NHS pension

  • Competitive pay with progressive band structuring

  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year

  • Ongoing training and development programmes

  • Discounts at local, national and online shops

  • Interest-free season ticket loans

  • Cycle to work loan scheme

  • Employee "Service Excellence" recognition rewards

Reference ID: 5957

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV

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