Senior Physiotherapist for Complex Care at Home - Band 6

Gloucestershire Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Physiotherapist, Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The Complex Care at Home Service (CC@H) is looking to recruit an experienced physiotherapist to become part of the team. GHCNHSFT CC@H service provides proactive, preventative case management to a mainly frail older cohort of patients living in Gloucester, Cheltenham and the Forest of Dean. This position is based in Cheltenham, but the role requires the person to be able to support their colleagues in the Forest of Dean as required.

The team consists of matrons who are nurses and allied health professionals, therapists, wellbeing coordinators, care navigators from adult social care, frailty housing officer and clinical support and advice from consultant geriatricians.

Main duties of the job

You will be visiting people in their own homes and supporting them to live well and improve their resilience, with a focus on what matters to them and their concerns.

Our team love coming to work in a role that allows them to use a health coaching approach to support a person achieve their goals. We always try to use Health Coaching and Motivational Interviewing skills and utilise outcome measures that evidence their effectiveness in improving a person's health and wellbeing.

The CC@H service is a truly multi-disciplinary team who support people living with complex health conditions and frailty to remain as independent as possible in their choice of residence. The role is rewarding and challenging but never boring. You will be supported by an amazing team of clinicians, health and wellbeing coordinators and social care colleagues.

The service is committed to your career progression and we encourage and support Masters level modules and opportunities to develop within the service. Career progression can include clinical pathways such as Advanced Clinical Practitioner and Community Matron roles, all within the service.

If you have the skills and knowledge required that allows people to truly focus on what matters to them whilst supporting them to achieve their goals, please get in touch.

About us

At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.

Our Staff Survey results showed people at our Trust feel they are engaged, part of a team and work for a compassionate and inclusive organisation.

Our overall scores were better than average in eight of nine themes and level in one - the best overall results for a community, mental health and learning disabilities Trust in the south west and first equal amongst all sector NHS providers within the region too.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Please refer to the Additional Information attachment before submitting your application.

Person Specification

HCPC Registration


  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Relevant post registration experience spent in a variety of settings including the community
  • Experience in managing clinical risks


  • Evidence of collaborative working with health and social care professionals and the voluntary sector
  • Experience of performance managing junior members of staff and therapy assistants.
  • European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
  • Evidence of formal post registration learning Desirable

Professional registration


  • Current Registration with the HCPC



  • Physiotherapy Degree or Diploma

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust


Gloucestershire Health and Care NHSFT

Kimbrose Way



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