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Respiratory Physiotherapist

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Hemel Hempstead
£37,162 to £44,629 a year per annum, inclusive of HCAS, pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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

CLCH Hertfordshire Adult Community Services - CLCH NHS Trust provides a range of Community Services, and the Hertfordshire Division is recruiting!

West Hertfordshire Community Respiratory Service provided by CLCH NHS Trust has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic forward thinking Community Respiratory Physiotherapist who wants to specialise and increase their knowledge and skills in community respiratory care to join our friendly multi-disciplinary team.

You will be working in an innovative team, that is currently working towards achieving pulmonary rehabilitation accreditation status through the RCP. Additionally, the service is developing its virtual hospital provision.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be supported by Band 7 Specialist Respiratory Physiotherapy staff to develop their skills and provide services including pulmonary rehabilitation, respiratory physiotherapy in diagnosed respiratory disease, hospital at home, management of disordered breathing, virtual hospital, and oxygen assessments.

You will receive training to use skills across boundaries (nursing and physiotherapy) to benefit our patients.

This post requires you working effectively within a multi-disciplinary team and demonstrating effective communication skills are essential.

About us

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London - (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Car lease scheme *T&C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

As an NHS trust,we are committed to equal opportunities and ensuring equality and diversity in the workplace.

We have a number of staff networks: Disability and Wellbeing Network (DAWN), Race Equality Network and the Rainbow Network which supports LGBT+ staff. Each network has a champion who is an executive director at the Trust and they hold regular meetingsto discuss issues andmake plans to improve CLCH .

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To work as member of a highly specialist community respiratory team providing carer for patients with COPD, chronic asthma, bronchiectasis, ILD, respiratory failure, sleep apnoea and OHS
  • To provide assessment and management for patients who require pulmonary rehabilitation, dysfunctional breathing pattern disorder, hospital at home, virtual hospital, and home oxygen therapy
  • To be part of the 7-day Airways Virtual Hospital, and participate in weekend working as per rota
  • As a respiratory physiotherapist and a member of the multidisciplinary team, contribute to the development of the respiratory services

Please refer to the attached job description for full list ofresponsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Current AHP with UK HCPC registration
  • MCSP (member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy)
  • Degree in Physiotherapy


  • Teaching/Mentorship qualification

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