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Specialist Community Neuro Physiotherapist

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year p.a. inc. pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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An exciting opportunity has now arisen for an individual to join the Neuro side of the team.

The Adult Community Rehabilitation Team is a forward thinking service that provides interdisciplinary rehabilitation to adults. The service is divided into two specialist pathways, Neurological and Physical Conditions. The team consists of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech & Language therapists, Dieticians, Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology. The team is supported by a Consultant Allied Health Professional, Consultant Neurologist, as well as rehabilitation assistants and administrators. The team also regularly participate in neighbourhood MDM's.

This post would suit an individual wishing to develop their clinical skills in community based neuro rehabilitation. You will be responsible for a varied caseload of clients with a range of complex neurological conditions, with the opportunity to support group-based rehabilitation classes. Our client group is clinically, economically and culturally diverse.

In return for your experience, motivation and enthusiasm, we offer
  • Regular support and supervision from experienced clinicians
  • Involvement in the team in-service trainings and other CPD activities.
  • Opportunity to participate in service development projects
  • Flexible working

Working hours: 22.5 per week

Main duties of the job

Therapy intervention is goal led, client-centred and flexible. The service is essentially community based however there is opportunity to provide intervention in our onsite outpatient gym and other community based facilities alongside remote/virtual working.

You will also manage a rehabilitation assistant or a band 5 rotational physiotherapist and will be expected to work closely with the senior physiotherapists in the team to review and develop the service as whole.
  • Manage a wide and varied caseload supporting clients living at home teaching self management techniques for those living with long term conditions.
  • Provide detailed physiotherapy assessment and rehabilitation
  • Support junior members of the team
  • Take part in service development projects

About us

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London, The City and beyond.

We are extremely proud of the fact that Homerton Hospital has recently attained the highest possible rating of Outstanding from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Our integrated Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. In addition, the Trust manages services out of St Leonard's Hospital and the Mary Seacole Nursing Home.

Homerton aims to ensure equality and value diversity, and we are committed to inclusion for all of our staff. This is reflected in our policies, our procedures and our People Plan. All of our staff are expected to embody our Trust values at all times.

We are also committed, through our Fair Recruitment Standards, to ensuring all applicants are treated fairly.

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

Homerton is proud to have been included on the HSJ and Nursing Times Best Places to Work list.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s for this vacancy.

Person Specification

Education & Qualification


  • Degree/Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registered


  • Member of relevant special interest group
  • Relevant post graduate courses



  • Ability to assess and implement appropriate treatment for a range of patients with neurological conditions
  • Ability to manage caseload and to prioritise under pressure
  • Ability to communicate effectively with MDT and a wide variety of clients
  • Sound IT skills including word processing and use of email


  • Supervision of juniors, students and assistants



  • Substantial broad general clinical experience
  • Exeprience of service delivery in different settings


  • Experience of working with patients with neurological conditions

Knowledge & Understanding


  • Awareness of clinical audit and evidence based practice
  • Knowledge / understanding of equality & diversity
  • Knowledge of confidentiality issues



  • Able to respond to pressure and work flexibly
  • Able to work / travel across the borough

Trust Values


  • Demonstrating understanding of Trust Values

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

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


St Leonards Hospital

Nuttall Street


N1 5LZ

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