Physiotherapist

Location: Johannesburg
Position Type: Permanent

Purpose of the Job

 

To co-ordinate and carry out physiotherapy services with the aim of improving, or restoring physical function for residents.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Promote the well-being of residents across the organisation with a special focus on disabilities
  • Provide appropriate and sound physiotherapy treatment to all residents
  • Monitor and maintain the use of resources, equipment & supplies
  • Contribute to the efficient day to day operation of the physiotherapy department
  • Provide effective and adequate supervision to assistants where applicable
  • Ensure that staff are updated on new treatment techniques and current trends in physiotherapy
  • Communicate with and work alongside all members of MDT in ensuring best outcomes for all residents
  • Assist with assessments and therapeutic intervention at all facilities where required

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Physiotherapy
  • Current Registration with the HPCSA in the category Physiotherapist Independent Practice
  • A minimum of 3 years working experience (inclusive of community service)
  • Good knowledge of physiotherapy treatment interventions and rehabilitation
  • Experience working with patients with learning and physical disabilities is advantageous

Preferred Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal communication
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team as well as independently
  • Sound evaluation and treatment planning skills
  • Self-motivated with a willingness to adapt to change
  • A strong desire to work with persons with disabilities
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Compassionate & caring
  • Patient
  • Enthusiastic, positive & optimistic
  • Creative & innovative problem solver

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