Community Neuro Physiotherapist

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Per Annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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

The South Manchester, Integrated Community Rehabilitation Service has an exciting opportunity within the Community Neuro Rehabilitation Team for a Band 6 Physiotherapist. This service provides rehabilitation for a varied caseloads of patients within their own homes and therefore presents an amazing development opportunity for clinicians who have a keen interest in Community Neuro Rehabilitation

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and dynamic, have a passion for delivering care close to home and be committed to keeping patient's in their own locality. We encourage physiotherapists to apply who are keen to progress and develop within the profession and who are passionate about delivering high quality services.

UK driving license and access to own vehicle are essential for the post.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for providing specialist complex multifactorial clinical assessments, treatment and advice to patients in thecommunity who have a variety neurological presentations.

The individual will manage a clinical caseload of clients, including those withcomplex and highly complex needs with support from the band 7 therapists for highly complex patients and supervise the band 4/3 support staff withcaseload management.

The post holder will work without direct supervision as a lone worker in thecommunity assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and modifyingindividualised treatment programmes in a variety of care settings e.g. patients home and residential homes for patients with low to highly complex needs.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Qualified Physiotherapist
  • HCPC Registration


  • Evidence of qualification in relevant areas



  • Range of band 5 experience


  • Experience of Community Working
  • Experience of Lone working
  • Experience of manage complex conditions

Knowledge and skills


  • Evidence of experience in rehabilitation in an acute and/or community setting.
  • NHS (or equivalent health care system) experience
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Good Communications skills


  • Understanding of governance processes
  • Exeperience of supervising students/assistants

UK driving license/car


  • Uk driving license and access to own vehicle

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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