The Short Term Assessment, Rehabilitation and Reablement Service (STARRS) is expanding and we are looking for a knowledgeable, motivated, Physiotherapist with strong clinical decision making skills to join our multidisciplinary team.
STARRS is a national leader in intermediate care that aims to bring the best of hospital care to a patient’s home and therefore avoid unnecessary hospital attendances/admissions. Most of our referrals are from GPs, London Ambulance Service and Accident and Emergency departments. We provide a two person Rapid Response service to provide the initial assessment at home, performing a holistic assessment of the patient and in some cases starting a treatment plan. The team can utilise a number of pieces of diagnostic equipment in the home, plus we have access to hospital facilities for various scans when required. We also provide our services in A&E to avoid hospital admissions and facilitate safe discharges. STARRS looks to provide the very best patient care, aiming to provide the same care a patient would receive as an in patient. This includes having real time access to patient records in the community via laptops and smart phones.
We also provides an Early Supported Discharge Service to reduce the length of stay of patients in hospital by continuing their care at home.
We are looking for Physiotherapists who have a passion for patient care, who want to develop their skills and push themselves outside the normal boundaries of Physio practice and who have a real drive to make sure their patient gets the best treatment possible. Excellent communication skills are essential.
As a Band 6 Physiotherapist you will:
STARRS works 7 days a week from 08:00 until 20:30 plus cover of the A&E department until 22:30. You will be expected to work weekends and bank holidays although it is our aim that you work approximately one weekend in four. You will also cover occasional late shifts which run from 10:00 until 22:30.
In return for your skills and dedication to the team and our patients we endeavour to provide:
Crèche facility available on site.
For this post, the following are essential:
For further details / informal visits contact: