Physio.co.uk is part of the Tx Group - a growing private therapy company, providing a variety of health and education therapy services in the North West of England. The Tx Group strives to provide the best possible experience for its clients: through specialist team members offering an exemplary clinical service, support staff providing impeccable customer service and the organisation’s dedication to providing the highest quality clinic facilities and resources.
Physio.co.uk specialises in outpatient musculoskeletal, neurological and paediatric physiotherapy services. We adopt a patient-centred philosophy and value the importance of teamwork, effective communication, honesty and openness. We provide a professional, safe and supportive environment to facilitate our clients in achieving their goals and realising their full potential. We endeavour to exceed expectations.
We have an opportunity for a physiotherapy intern to join our expanding team. The internship will entail working as an autonomous practitioner, managing your own caseload of clients seeking sports massage therapy input. You will be required to assess, treat and advise your clients on their soft tissue complaints and adapt your approach to various cultural, social and physical needs, ensuring a personalised service is provided. The position also requires that records of client treatments are maintained in line with professional standards.
You will be working in a clinic setting, alongside a supportive multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals. Access to support or advice from colleagues will be made readily available to you and regular supervision meetings with a designated line manager will be scheduled to offer support and facilitate your professional development. Whilst we anticipate the majority of your workload to be client based, there may be occasions where you are asked to participate in activities directed towards service development and improvement.
Physio.co.uk also offers many learning opportunities for those keen to develop their careers, with regular in-service training opportunities and courses at a discounted rate.
This position may also be of interest to someone looking for a role as a sports therapist, massage therapist, masseur/masseuse, sports rehabilitator, sports injury clinician or a physiotherapist.
The Ideal Candidate:
The ideal candidate must have the following:
Recognised BSc (Hons) degree in physiotherapy, sports therapy, sports rehab, sports and exercise therapy, sports injury rehab, or other relevant discipline
Experience in massage, sports massage and working with a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions
Experience in the rehabilitation of patients back to sporting activity
Our ideal candidate will have a good understanding of sports massage therapy, along with knowledge and experience of a wide range of treatment approaches for various musculoskeletal conditions. They will be a confident autonomous practitioner with excellent clinical skills and strong communication abilities. They will have a clear understanding of the professional code of conduct and abide by this.
Our ideal applicant will be a motivated and proactive individual who works well independently and is also a team player. They will possess strong IT skills, as well as excellent organisational and time management abilities and will have a flexible approach. They will be a logical thinker who is able to prioritise their workload appropriately, problem solve and work effectively under pressure.
The successful applicant will be a hardworking, personable, honest and reliable individual, who is passionate about providing the highest quality evidence based treatments and achieving the best possible results for clients. They will possess excellent interpersonal skills and will be capable of managing clients with varying needs. In addition, they will be willing to take on new challenges and committed to their continuous professional development.
What does it take to be successful in this internship?
The Tx Group is keen to invest in its employees and provide any resources individuals may require to be successful at their job. This includes internal and external training, workshops, courses, conferences, equipment and much more.
To be successful in this internship you would need to:
Provide high quality and effective sports massage therapy to our clients
Be empathetic and allow clients to maximise their potential
Aspire to improve every client’s quality of life
Provide positive interactions for all those you come into contact with - clients, colleagues, third parties and members of the public
Thrive on learning and developing skills - show commitment to continuous professional development
Maintain and build on the client base for the service through providing positive experiences for clients
Take on every new challenge with drive and enthusiasm
Act as a champion for Physio.co.uk
Stay true to the organisation’s values
The Tx Group makes sure that all its staff are well looked after and enjoy working in the environment provided. If you are successful in this application process you will be able to enjoy:
Being part of a team that provides exceptional therapy to its clients
Working for a forward thinking and expanding organisation
A friendly and supportive working environment
Fantastic facilities and equipment
Career development opportunities
Internal and external training opportunities
Appreciation of hard work