Band 6 Specialist Physiotherapist

£31,365 - £37,890
Town/City Northamptonshire NN16 8TD
Payment type Pro rata
Region East Midlands
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference 270-TA234-ACS-G
Type of employer NHS
Name of employer Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust

Other benefits

  • Family- Friendly policies, such as flexible working and support for working carers
  • Minimum 27 days annual leave (rising with length of service) plus 8 bank holidays
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption package
  • Occupational Health and wellbeing services including staff fitness classes, fast track physiotherapy, free and confidential psychological support services, discounted gym memberships and more
  • Free staff networks, including LGBTQ+, Working Carers, Disability, and BME groups
  • Over 200 learning and development courses available to staff including workshops, conferences and e-learning, as well as apprenticeship opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice scheme, including vehicle purchase
  • Ability to buy and/or sell annual leave 
  • Free parking on Trust sites
  • Staff bank, allowing employees to gain experience and supplement income with additional shifts
  • Support for armed forces veterans, reservists and forces families
  • Use of Trust libraries, including a literature searching service and provision of study space
  • Use of Trust hire cars
  • NHS discounts available at a range of local and national retailers

Vacancy details

Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust NHS is delighted to announce new opportunities for a Physio in the Community Rapid Response, Intermediate Care team based in both Kettering & Northamptonshire to support the people across the county of Northamptonshire.

Join us as part of our County wide Community Rapid Response & Intermediate Care Team, working to get people out of hospital or preventing hospital admission by playing a major part in their rehabilitation journey, setting goals and support planning with Nurses, Doctors and support workers as an integrated approach for patients in their own home environments.

In addition you will be working with colleagues in both our acute and community hospitals to facilitate timely discharges from hospital.

You should have a wide range of clinical expertise ideally within the NHS and with experience of working in a community multidisciplinary team environment and have managed healthcare assistants

As an expert clinical resource for the team you will be expected to support staff in identifying and developing their knowledge and skills. You must be innovative in your approach and willing to work with other members of the community team to ensure high quality service delivery.

With a fantastic ethos our dedicated team has a passion for quality care who are experts in this field. In order to respond to the healthcare needs of the local population, the teams operate 7 days a week ensuring the delivery of the service can react to the patients’ needs as and when required. The shifts for the service are between 8.30 am to 18.00 pm across daily including weekend and bank holiday working as part of the rota. The successful candidates will be expected to work within these shift patterns.

If you are innovative, talented and adaptable, and would like to be part of a growing and forward thinking community team then come and join us. The NHS is expanding in the Community.

 The Trust is committed to supporting ongoing education of Allied Health Professionals and there are opportunities for staff to progress their careers with our leadership programmes.

Applicants must hold a valid UK driving license, have access to a vehicle for work purposes at all times on duty and confident to drive in all driving conditions for this community post. Applicants will be flexible and adaptable, being able to respond to need at short notice.

To be considered for this role you must:

  • Have previous experience in a similar role
  • Have HCPC registration & relevant degree/qualification in physiotherapy
  • Good communication skills
  • Manual handling experience

How to apply

Further details / informal visits contact

Neil Berrett Community AHP Matron on 07736485447 or Dawn Watts Community AHP Matron on 07739624115

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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