Specialist Physiotherapist

£28,050 - £36,644
Town/City Carlisle CA1 2NS
Payment type Pro rata
Region North West
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Part-time
Job reference 262-A-18-46875
Type of employer NHS
Name of employer Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Workplace Carlisle, Cumbria

Other benefits

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK CPFT future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability


Vacancy details

Are you a highly motivated Physiotherapist looking to develop your clinical skill in a static post, lead junior/support staff and contribute to service development.  This specialist post is currently 30 hours with the possibility to increase to fulltime in the future.

As part of the Carlisle Integrated Care Community (ICC). Within Cumbria Partnership Foundation Trust you will work at the heart of holistic patient care offering joint community and acute working on the edge of the Lake District.  The post holder will provide specialist physiotherapy assessment and treatment as part of the Home First Service in the emergency department and emergency assessment unit at the Cumberland Infirmary.

The post holder will work within The Community Rehabilitation Service which is an innovative and forward thinking team at the heart of holistic patient care with a diverse case load across the whole of Carlisle, offering joint community and acute working.

This role will be providing holistic assessment and review of patients with a variety of conditions   the Home First team works as part of the multi-disciplinary team across acute and community to prevent unnecessary admission in situations where community services could be utilised.

The successful candidate will be expected to work alongside the multi-disciplinary team to ensure health and care needs are delivered in the appropriate environment.

You will be a registered physiotherapist who is motivated, enthusiastic, flexible and dynamic and willing to work within a fast paced team. It is essential you can work autonomously and have good communication skills to support close working with patients and professionals at all levels but will be well supported from all staff within the team.

It is essential that you can travel independently throughout the city and surrounding areas.

If you require any further information about this post please contact Mark McCready  (mark.McCready@cumbria.nhs.uk)

Closing date for applications:  8th March 2019

Healthcare Professionals returning to practice, moving into new roles or changing clinical environments, may access an agreed preceptorship period.

  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

Standard Check: £26 + Administration cost of £4 = deduction from salary as a one off payment or over 3months at £10 a month

Enhanced Check: £44 + administration cost of £4 = deduction from salary as one off payment or £15 deduction from 1st months salary, £11 deduction from salary over following 3 months.

How to apply

Please apply via NHS Jobs using vacancy reference number 262-A-18-46875



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