Town/City Jubilee House, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 2BN
Payment type Per annum
Region North West
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Part-time
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer The Fire Fighters Charity

Other benefits

Vacancy details

Jubilee House, Penrith, Cumbria

  • £21,351.68 per annum plus benefits (FTE £33,362.00)
  • Generous 8% non-contributory pension scheme
  • 33 days’ annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays)
  • 24 hours per week (Mon, Tues, Thursday 08.30am - 17.00pm

The Fire Fighters Charity offers specialist, lifelong support for members of the UK fire services community empowering individuals to achieve mental, physical, and social wellbeing throughout their lives.

You will be part of a multi professional team of clinicians working collaboratively to meet an individual’s needs and help them reach their goals through a holistic approach. You will have access to state-of-the-art gym and rehabilitation equipment as well as innovative and cutting-edge digital technology to deliver rehabilitation programmes through both one to one and group work, remotely and face to face.

You will use your expertise to provide support through physiotherapy assessment, treatment and management both at our specialist rehabilitation centre and online through our digital platforms and apps. You will also work alongside our Nursing team and Psychological Services team to provide the relevant and required input to meet each beneficiary’s individual needs. Our Physiotherapists see a wide range of health conditions, and you will have substantial opportunities to be an active part of our ongoing service development.

We promote a healthy work life balance for all employees, and in addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, you are awarded beneficiary status (access to our services) from day one, along with access to a health care cash plan and Employee Assistance Programme, should you need support during your employment.

You will be based at Jubilee House, our residential centre in Cumbria, situated in the foothills of the Lake District. With spectacular views, Jubilee House has ten acres of grounds on the banks of the River Eamont, not far from the picturesque town of Penrith. The locality has great road and rail links and lends itself to all manner of outdoor activities with Scotland less than an hour’s drive away.

If you are an established Band 5 Physiotherapist looking to develop your skills in a forward-thinking, responsive field of healthcare, or a Band 6 Physiotherapist looking to enhance your skills and share your knowledge and expertise, this could be an exciting opportunity for you!

To be successful, you will:

  • Have a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy or an alternative appropriate qualification in physiotherapy
  • Be a chartered physiotherapist, registered with the HCPC and a Member of the CSP
  • Have a broad range of physiotherapy skills, including MSK
  • Ideally have experience of supporting people with neurological, long term, mental health and complex conditions
  • Have excellent communication skills and be enthusiastic, adaptable & resilient to change

Other titles for this role may include Rehabilitation Therapist, MSK Physiotherapist, Exercise & Rehabilitation Therapist, Occupational Health Therapist, or Physical Therapist.

Additional Information

For more information about this role and to get an idea of the fantastic work we do amongst the fire services community, please visit our website.

Please note: during the current pandemic, we are making all reasonable provision to protect our employees and have implemented a number of initiatives to support this. Our interview, new starter and employment practices all operate in accordance with the latest government guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

The closing date for this role is the 23 July 2021. We reserve the right to close this role early should we receive sufficient applications to enable us to create our shortlist. As such, we would advise submitting your application early to avoid disappointment.

This role is subject to an Enhanced (Regulated Activity) Disclosure and Barring Services Check. The Charity is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. When recruiting our new team members, regardless of the role, we are looking for people who share our values to help us to achieve our strategic plan.

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