Specialist Physiotherapist

£31,365 - £37,890
Town/City Burgess Hill RH15 9NP
Payment type Per annum
Region South East Coast
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Part-time
Job reference 023406
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer The Disabilities Trust
Workplace Kerwin Court, The Disabilities Trust

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The Disabilities Trust is Hiring in Horsham!

Are you an HCPC registered physiotherapist looking for an exciting and rewarding role within a brain injury centre? We're looking for a part time Specialist Physiotherapist to join our clinical and support worker team at Kerwin Court, Horsham, West Sussex.

About us:

We are a leading UK charity that works alongside people with an acquired brain injury, autism, and learning or physical disabilities to help them live as independently as possible. Our high-quality services across the UK support people to move forward with their lives. These include assessment and rehabilitation centres, hospitals, care homes, supported living accommodation, care in people’s homes and a school. 

Kerwin Court delivers specialist neurobehavioural rehabilitation to adults with acquired brain injury. You would be working as part of a multidisciplinary team with rehabilitation support workers, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, clinical psychologists, neuropsychologists and therapy assistants. The role offers training and development opportunities and is an excellent opportunity for those interested in careers in rehabilitation or clinical roles.

Set in attractive landscaped gardens, Kerwin Court has a bright, modern and spacious environment superbly equipped for neurobehavioural rehabilitation. This includes, physiotherapy gyms, occupational therapy kitchens, a games room, and a large garden with allotment, amongst other amenities. There are 16 en-suite rooms, two flats and five bungalows to support service users increasing their independence.

People with disabilities are at the heart of all that we do.  We believe in:

  • the honesty and integrity of everyone in, and associated with, the Trust
  • respect and support for each other and our respective roles
  • accountability and responsibility at all times.
  • working in partnership with others to the mutual benefit of people with disabilities.

We are:

  • agile - we are forward thinking, responsive, resilient and flexible to ensure we continue to evolve and spot potential
  • resourceful - we spend time and money wisely empowering people to think differently whilst being practical and commercial
  • courageous - we do the right thing, step up, try new things and are bold and aspirational through positive risk taking
  • connected - we collaborate; create positive relationships, listen and learn from others and keep our promises
  • heart - we show dedication, passion, humility & care to make a lasting and measurable difference

About the Role:

To work as a specialist within the multi/inter disciplinary team providing physiotherapy input within the BIRT neurobehavioural model to service users with acquired brain injury. To work across the three Trust pathways: Neurobehavioural, Neurorestorative, and Well-being. To support the development of specialist physiotherapy provision within the service. To liaise with internal and external professionals, relevant organisations, family members and service users. To act as a positive professional role model, and to pro-actively support the clinical leadership team to achieve Trust Objectives.

What are we looking for?

  • Suitable applicants will have a degree/diploma within physiotherapy and HCPC registered.
  • Previous experience within neurology is essential
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet specified deadlines.
  • Ability to meet the travelling requirements of the role.
  • To undertake comprehensive neurological assessments, analyses, and treatment plans.
  • To deliver effective treatment plans and progress/adjust according to the service user response, multi/inter disciplinary team discussion, and other influencing factors.
  • To ensure that treatment plans are informed by the best evidence and practice guidelines.
  • To work pro-actively as part of the multi/inter disciplinary team providing physiotherapy input within the BIRT neurobehavioral/ neuropsychological model.
  • To provide specialist physiotherapeutic interventions across the three Trust pathways: Neurobehavioural, Neurorestorative, and well-being.

Benefits will include:

  • A salary of £31,365 - £37,890 FTE
  • 38 days holiday including bank holidays 
  • Life assurance
  • Employer pension contribution
  • Nationwide staff benefits such as Perkbox and discounted gym membership


  • 28 Hours

The Disabilities Trust is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive organisation.  It’s a place where we recognise, celebrate and live our values which includes offering a range of inclusive employment policies and staff engagement forums to support employees from all backgrounds.

Please Note: This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and reference

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