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Physiotherapists

Physiotherapists plan and apply massage, promote and encourage movement and exercise, use hydrotherapy, electro-therapy and other technological equipment in the treatment of a wide range of injuries, diseases and disabilities in order to assist rehabilitation by developing and restoring body systems.

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About this Career

£35,953

Average salary

New workers start around £17,980.49. Normal pay is £35,953 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £53,169.82.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Monitors patient’s progress and liaises with others concerned with the treatment and rehabilitation of patient, and refers patients requiring other specific medical attention.
  • Supervises physiotherapy assistants.
  • Offers advice and education on how to avoid injury and promote patient’s future health and well-being.
  • Explains treatment to and instructs patient in posture and other exercises and adapts treatment as necessary.
  • Plans and undertakes therapy to improve circulation, restore joint mobility, strengthen muscles and reduce pain.
  • Writes up patients’ case notes and reports, maintains their records and manages caseload.
  • Examines medical reports and assesses patient to determine the condition of muscles, nerves or joints in need of treatment.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Critical Thinking
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Reading Comprehension
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Active Listening
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Speaking
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Monitoring
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Writing
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Active Learning
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Learning Strategies
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Mathematics
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Science
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Truro College
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Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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