Senior Cardiac Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Westgate on sea
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata per annum
Closing date
11 Jun 2023

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Physiotherapist, Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Job summary

The NHS is changing. More emphasis on community-based care means there's never been a better time to join us.

We believe in treating the whole person, not just the condition, so we provide flexible and holistic care in a range of community settings including patient homes, community hospitals and local clinics. We are looking for anenthusiastic and adaptable qualified Senior Cardiac Rehabilitation Physiotherapistto join ourcaring and progressive team in Westgate on sea.

We're a close team but we're never exclusive, if you can bring a professional approach and fresh ideas we would love to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

Our therapy teams provide support to people who need extra help to allow them to get home safely following an illness or operation.

Our therapists use their professional expertise and clinical judgement to provide a safe environment to support patients to reach their goals.

As a Band 6 Senior Cardiac Rehabilitation Physiotherapist you will work as part of a team to keep patients safe and well in Westgate on sea.You will use your clinical judgment to support evidence-based care planning and make sure that people who use our services have a good experience.

Additional Working Pattern: 22.5 - Monday - Friday

About us

One of the largest community NHS trusts in the UK, KCHFT are rated 'outstanding' by the CQC. We've got a passion for delivering high standards of care to patients and deliver excellent services to improve the health of our communities. To do this we need outstanding people who share our values Compassionate Aspirational Responsive Excellent

We're committed to equality, diversity and inclusion, which leads to better patient care and a happier workforce. So, all our colleagues have equal access to career opportunities.

We've signed up to be a real UK living wage employer. From September 2022, the minimum salary we'll pay is �10.90 per hour (excluding apprentices). The real Living Wage is the only UK wage rate voluntarily paid by 7,000+ UK businesses who believe their staff deserve a fair wage. Committing to the real UK Living Wage is one way we're delivering our pledge to be the best employer

Flexibility is another way we do this. In the NHS, we're reminded every day how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want you to be able to work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement without having to sacrifice time for personal interests or family commitments. We'll support you to work flexibly in a way that will suits us both

Looking for professional development? We can support that too! Our career pathways will help you achieve your aspirations

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job responsibilities

The job description and person specification gives you all the information you need about this role. Please look carefully at the criteria in the person specification and tell us what you have done that shows you meet this.

Still have questions? The recruiting manager would love to hear from you, their contact details can be found in the job advert.

We can get a lot of applications for some roles so to be in with the best chance of being shortlisted please make sure you apply as soon as possible. A vacancy may close early if there is a lot of interest in the job.

If you need an application form in an alternative format please let our recruitment team know so they can help you with this.

All information you supply on your application should, to the best of your knowledge, be true and accurate. Interviews are due to take place on the 27th June 2023.

Find out more about the community difference here.

Good luck! We cant wait to meet you and welcome you to #teamKCHFT, #cometocommunity

Although vaccination against COVID-19 is not mandatory, we are strongly encouraging colleagues in clinical and non-clinical roles who have direct or social contact with patients to be fully vaccinated. In this way we will be doing all we can to ensure your safety and that of your colleagues and the patients we serve.

Person Specification



  • Degree/ diploma in Physiotherapy
  • Registered with the Health Professional Council
  • Evidence of relevant post-graduate courses in a related field


  • Experience of Cardiac Rehabilitation



  • 2 years working experience as a qualified Physiotherapist


  • Experience of working in Cardiac Rehabilitation



  • To have a good knowledge of the coronary heart disease process, interventions used in its treatment and benefits of cardiac rehabilitation
  • Be prepared to develop knowledge in the field of cardiac rehabilitation.


  • In depth knowledge of a community based cardiac rehabilitation service.

Personal Attributes


  • Leadership, drive and enthusiasm,
  • Committed to personal and team development

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