Senior Physiotherapist – Oncology

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • London

Senior Physiotherapist – Oncology

Location – Central London 

Fulltime perm 37.5 hours a week

Salary – £42,000 – £52,000 per year 

What you’ll do:

As a highly skilled physiotherapist, you will be able to undertake all aspects of your clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner. You will provide a client-centred and evidence-based service to adult oncology in- and outpatients, as well as gynaelogical surgery referrals. You will receive referrals from the wards, outpatient consultant and GP clinics as well as via external  routes.

This post provides assessment and treatment to a caseload of patients with oncological needs and also gynae logical surgery and includes pre-admission and pre-operative assessment, post-operative intervention and appropriate recovery programmes. Although this position is responsible for oncology, it is part of a wider team including neurology and cardiorespiratory and you will provide support to each other as possible and as needed.

What’s a typical day?

  • Be responsible for the operational management of the Oncological Physiotherapy service.
  • Practise as an autonomous and accountable professional using reflective practise and clinical reasoning in undertaking specialist assessment in order to provide an individualised treatment programme for each patient.
  • To provide appropriate information, education and support for your client group and their carers.
  • To obtain informed, valid consent on an ongoing basis which endeavours to keep patients involved in their own health care plan.
  • To participate in discharge planning and liaise with external agencies in order to ensure a discharge that is safe and supportive of  the patient’s ongoing care and rehabilitation needs. This could include home assessments within our catchment area.
  • To establish and maintain efficient communication within the multi-disciplinary team (both internal and external) to ensure a holistic and complete duty of care. This includes verbal, non-verbal or written communication, both in expression and active listening, to facilitate accurate comprehension of information.
  • To act as a resource of specialist advice for patients, clients and colleagues within the scope of your experience and knowledge.
  • To participate in the overall day to day management and development of the Therapy Department and your area of speciality to ensure an efficient and safe service for all.

What you’ll bring:

  • Degree/diploma in physiotherapy
  • HPC Registration
  • CSP Membership
  • Proven experience and interest as an oncological physiotherapist
  • Evidence of CPD specific to oncology
  • Respiratory experience
  • On call experience
  • It is desirable to have a Lymphoedema qualification and experience of Lymphoedema management
  • Experience working with post breast surgery complications and post gynaecological surgery care is also desirable
  • Assertive, articulate and polite.
  • Good communication and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Interest in personal development & updating skills.

If your interested please apply with your most recent up to date CV asap, if you know anyone who would be interested we are also offering a referral bonus of £350! 


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