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Community Neurological Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Physiotherapist, Other allied health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Community Neurological Rehabilitation Physiotherapist - full time, permanent

This is an exciting opportunity for you to become a member of our interdisciplinary community team. You would be a part of a rewarding and developing service, committed to providing evidence based intervention. We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-motivated Physiotherapist, who can demonstrate skills appropriate to the role, working in neurology.

CNRT offers support, advice and therapy intervention to adults who have a physical and/or cognitive impairment, due to an acquired neurological deficit. We offer community based treatments in a variety of settings including the home, group, clinic, or the wider community.

Utilising your knowledge and skills, you will work closely with the service users, their family, their carers and other professionals from statutory and non statutory agencies, to offer consultation, advice, education and goal focused episodes of therapy. You will be a competent and confident practitioner.

As a member of an interdisciplinary team, you will understand the benefits to be gained from a team approach, where each team member's contribution is valued and where experience is shared.

Our team is committed to supporting personal and professional development.

Main duties of the job

Carry out physiotherapy assessments

Treatment planning, demonstrating sound clinical reasoning

Therapeutic intervention

Delegate tasks to support staff

Contribute to the MDT

Work collaboratively within the wider health and social care economy

Liaise with appropriate agencies

Educate patients to encourage self management

About us

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust serves a community of 250,000 people across Tameside & Glossop. We provide a range of services both within the hospital and across our community for both adults and children.Our vision is to improve health outcomes for our population and influence wider determinants of health through collaboration with our health & care partners.

We have a clear set of values & behaviours which we expect all of our staff to demonstrate:
  • Safety
  • Care
  • Respect
  • Communication
  • Learning

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian & minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ people & Disabled people.

Benefits include flexible working, 27-33 days annual leave plus bank holidays, sick pay, NHS Pension Scheme, free eye tests and health checks, gym discount, free bicycle loan scheme, salary sacrifice car scheme, support with stress, bereavement, relationships, finance, and much more.

Job description

Job responsibilities


Carry out physiotherapy assessments

Treatment planning, demonstrating sound clinical reasoning

Therapeutic intervention

Delegate tasks to support staff

Contribute to the MDT

Work collaboratively within the wider health and social care economy

Liaise with appropriate agencies

Educate patients to encourage self management


Responsibility for Patient Care

Carrying out appropriate physiotherapy assessments, based on good practice

Developing treatment plans, tailored to the patients need and demonstrating sound clinical reasoning

Delivering therapeutic intervention based on the findings of your assessments

Promoting self management to all patients

Supporting patients (and their carers if appropriate) by providing information which is well sourced and of good quality.

Assist patients, carers, relatives during incidental contact


Develop working relationships with the immediate team

Communicate with a wide range of people to ensure that treatment planning and intervention is holistic and cohesive

Use a variety of communication methods throughout the working day, eg: email, written records and telephone.

Communicate difficult or sensitive information relating to patient care

Ensure that all locally produced information documents are in the corporate style and that all written information complies with Trust policy

Planning and organizing

Organise and plan their own day to day workload, in order to meet the demands of the service and job role

Responsibilities for Physical and / or Financial Resources

Ensure safe and effective use of equipment, resources and consumables at all times.

Responsibility for Policy and Service Development and Implementation

Be aware of, comment on and actively participate in changes on policy,procedure or service development.

Embrace and support line management and the department, in making service improvements effective within the work place

Responsibilities for Human Resources and Leadership

Support new or less experienced work colleagues to adapt to the work place

Responsibilities for Teaching and Training

Participate in training and development activities that are relevant to the job role

Deliver education and training to patients, their carers and other appropriate agencies, in relation to the role of a physiotherapist, the patients condition, healthy lifestyle choices and self management

Responsibilities for data and information resources

Comply with the standards expected by the Organisation, in relation to the inputting of activity data

Research, Development and Audit

Contribute to departmental, local or National audits when required

Person Specification



  • BSc (hons) Physiotherapy or equivalent
  • Previous experience at junior level in the field of neurology
  • Mange own caseload
  • Communication
  • Assessment, goals and treatment plan


  • Previous experience working in the community

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

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust


Selbourne House

Union Street



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