Specialist Physiotherapist

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 a year per annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Physiotherapist, Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking an enthusiastic Band 6 Physiotherapist to join our One Care Home Therapy Team. One Care Home Team operate in care homes in Barnet seeing primarily elderly and also often frail clients, they may have complex needs and multi-morbidities. The main team consists of Nursing and Therapy staff but work closely with a range of elderly care physicians and other medical staff.

The therapy team are responsible for seeing clients referred to us from GPs, hospitals, care homes and other services. The main aim of the therapy team is to maximise the functional independence of clients and improve their quality of life.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for team players with a positive attitude and commitment to providing excellent holistic care and interventions, and an interest in working in Elderly Care.

The successful applicant will receive regular supervision have access to a wide range of development opportunities to support their continued professional development.

This role will suit someone who is passionate about elderly care in the community, with the clinical skills and personal skills to bring about meaningful outcomes for clients, and the energy and drive to contribute to service development.

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

  • Be an active member of the clinical team, providing a comprehensive Physiotherapy service to care home residents of Barnet.
  • Work within professional standards and clinical guidelines, promote best practice and to undertake all aspects of clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner including assessing and treating own caseload of patients/clients and maintaining professional documentation.
  • Be responsible for the supervision of junior staff, rehabilitation assistants and physiotherapy students
  • Work in a variety of residential and nursing care home settings.
  • Support self-development and service development through active participation in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and by participating in any audit or research being undertaken by the service

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

Person Specification



  • Diploma/degree in Physiotherapy
  • Current AHP with UK HCPC registration
  • Evidence of up to date CPD portfolio
  • Involvement in Appraisal Scheme
  • Attendance at specialist short courses or equivalent CPD activities within the specialist areas of Adult Rehabilitation, Falls, Neurology, Orthopaedics, Musculoskeletal Outpatients, Older People Rehabilitation
  • Member of CSP


  • Member of a Special Interest Group relevant to this post

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.

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

Central London Community Health Trust


Edgware Community Hospital



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