London Hammersmith Hospital


Physiotherapist Volunteer

Qualified Animal Physiotherapist

Are you qualified veterinary physiotherapist looking to gain experience? Are you a retired physiotherapist and have time to spare to help needy pets? Would you like an opportunity to use your skills and qualifications to help pets? Blue Cross is looking for a qualified veterinary physiotherapist to assist our busy nurses by advising on and helping with suitable physiotherapy intervention for recuperating pets.

 

What you will be doing:

  • Assess animals after treatment
  • Advise nurses about animals being treated
  • Liaise with the Blue Cross veterinary team, including the treating surgeon about the treatment of individual animals.
  • Provide one to one training/demonstrations of basic physiotherapy techniques to hospital staff.
  • Liaise with physiotherapy professionals regarding treatment of animals in Blue Cross care if necessary.

What we are looking for:

  • Qualified and experienced physiotherapist
  • ACPAT Member
  • Some knowledge of the veterinary hospital environment
  • Ability to work alone or in a team
  • Good organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • A flexible approach
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Minimum 3 months commitment

 

Benefits to you:

  • You’ll be helping us help pets to have happy, healthy lives
  • Use your knowledge and skills to help needy pets
  • Enhance your CV
  • Stay active and healthy
  • Increase your knowledge and understanding of pet welfare in a busy veterinary hospital environment
  • Join a great team of like-minded people

 

Time commitment: Specific times to be agreed.

A regular ongoing commitment is preferred