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Physiotherapy Jobs Overview Physiotherapy is all about helping people and is an opportunity for a new career if ...

Physiotherapist

Gillingham, South East/Southern, ME7 3PD
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Physiotherapy Jobs Overview

Physiotherapy is all about helping people and is an opportunity for a new career if already working in healthcare jobs. This career is aimed at improving the mobility of the injured or inform the patient in order to improve their lifestyle. The following personal attributes will help with this:

  • Patience and sensitivity to a person's pain and ailments
  • Wanting to increase the well-being of a patient
  • Being interested in the human anatomy
Overall, this job is flexible in location, allowing you to take your skill to work in either a hospital, private homes, a GP surgery or at a private surgery. However, some types of physiotherapy will require specialist equipment, binding the practitioner to a fixed venue. The different aspects of physiotherapy can include:
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Acupuncture
  • Massage
  • Electrotherapy
  • Therapeutic exercise to regain muscle strength in your patients
  • Physical manipulation of the body

Physiotherapy Jobs Education Requirements

Physiotherapy is a career that involves a lot of skill and knowledge, so training is required to enter the role. Either a degree in Physiotherapy is required or you can go down the route of a post-graduate award which is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council.

Physiotherapy Jobs Market

There is a 33% shortage in applicants in this sector, so gaining a physiotherapy licence will give you a good chance of finding a position to fill.

Physiotherapy Jobs Salary Information

37.5 hours a week will see that your annual salary is around £15,000. 37.5 hours per week as a fully qualified physiotherapist will bring you a starting figure of around £21,500 and this can be increased up to £41,000 by going self-employed, becoming an advanced physiotherapist or becoming a manager.Physiotherapist assistant jobs will usually pay an hourly rate.

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