£24,214 - £30,112
Town/City Southampton PO9 2JJ
Payment type Per annum
Region South East Coast
Contract type Contract unspecified
Closing date
Job reference 348-LD-049B
Type of employer NHS
Name of employer Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Workplace Thomas Lewis House

Other benefits

Vacancy details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 community Specialist Physiotherapist in SouthamptonCity learning disability team.


This position is to support the current physiotherapy team to look at providing specialist assessment, intervention and advice to adults with learning disabilities and their carers in Southampton.  The post holder will be responsible for the running of their own physiotherapy caseload with the support of the Band 7 who will manage complex cases.


The individual must have excellent communication skills which can be adapted to this client group. A good understanding in working with people with complex physical health, 24-hour postural management and hydrotherapy is required.  The post requires an ability to work in a dynamic vibrant multi-disciplinary team and represent physiotherapy and an ability to liaise with other health professionals and agencies is essential


The post holder will receive line-management and supervision from the Band 7 physiotherapist. There are opportunities for in-service training – both receiving and delivering and Southern Health NHS foundation Trust support continuing professional development.


Applicants will be CRB checked and must have appropriate registration with both CSP and HPC. A full-driving licence and access to a car is essential.

Southern Health Foundation Trust is committed to improving the quality of community health services across Hampshire and takes pride in rewarding the success of its staff.

For further information please contact Senior Physiotherapist Sally Roberts on 02380 294 420 or, further enquiries and informal visit’s are welcome.

How to apply

Contact Name:
Sally Roberts
Email Address:
023 8029 4420