North East London NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa plus HCAS
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 6 Physiotherapist in BHR Falls Service.

We are seeking a motivated and dynamic Band 6 Physiotherapist with an interest in Falls for this exciting opportunity to work as part of the multidisciplinary team in the BHR Falls team.

The service is a forward-thinking and innovative service that is community based and works in a fully integrated way, with geriatricians , occupational therapists, nurses and community matrons all working side by side to ensure an integrated and holistic approach to the care of people accessing our service.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside and attend training with nursing and therapy colleagues within a large multi disciplinary team, offering valued, challenging and rewarding role within the team.

Main duties of the job

You will be expected to carry out clinical visits to patients in their own homes and care homes delivering physiotherapy interventions to the population.

The successful applicant must be flexible, a good team worker, used to working under pressure, have excellent interpersonal and IT skills and be able to communicate effectively with patients, carers and other members of the MDT.

You will be supported with continuing professional development and will be supported to undertake training such as Non Medical Prescribing .

About us

COVID-19 VaccinationWe continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.

Probationary PeriodThis post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Starting with NELFTNELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focusing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.High Cost Area Supplement - LondonThis post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description and person specification for further details on this vacancy.

Person Specification



  • Recognised Physiotherapy Qualification
  • Member of the Health Professionals Council


  • Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Post graduate qualification (MSc Degree) in relevant field



  • Knowledge and skill in a variety of physical heath conditons including stroke / neuro-rehabilitation



  • 24 months post registration experience as a Physiotherapist in a relevant clinical setting in the NHS
  • Experience in community adult community and rehab
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary / integrated Team



  • Basic awareness of IT and IT skills
  • Ability to keep accurate and legible notes

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