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Physiotherapist (Community Neuro and Stroke Service) - Band 6

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have the knowledge, skills and passion to work collaboratively to make a difference to people's lives following a neurological event?

The expanding Coventry Community Neuro and Stroke Rehab Services (CINSS) are looking for a highly motivated Physiotherapist to join their interdisciplinary team.

The service is a community based interdisciplinary therapy team, who support the timely discharge of patients from hospital. These patients have ongoing rehabilitation or neuro management needs following a new or worsening presentation of a neurological condition, both stroke, and non-stroke.

The teams work collaboratively with acute services, rehab and community networks and third sector services to deliver a patient centered goal focused approach to rehabilitation. Our team is integral part of the stroke pathway, in reaching into both stroke and in-patient rehab settings.

This post will offer you with opportunity to consolidate and develop neurological and wider clinical skills, as well giving you the opportunity to be part of quality improvement projects and service developments, working closely with the Lead Physiotherapists and the wider team.

If you are a compassionate, dedicated team player and are motivated by meaningful, holistic rehabilitation which is centered around patient goals and their life roles then please get in touch and help us to continue to make a real difference.

Main duties of the job

An inclusive team approach and excellent communication skills are essential. You will be expected to work independently and effectively within the Community Stroke and Integrated Neuro Rehab Service to ensure safe and effective management of these patients in the community. You will be able to prioritise your workload and time effectively to support an integrated approach.

This post would suit an experienced band 6 Physio looking to develop clinical skills or a band 5 with a range of rotations and experience in the neurological field, wishing to seek the opportunity to specialise in stroke and neurological rehabilitation and management.

We are a dynamic and friendly team who are committed to providing an excellent patient-centered service, whilst supporting continuous development of clinical skills through joint working, access to a comprehensive in-house training program, and opportunities to attend both, internal and external courses.

Your development will be supported through Value Based Appraisal, one-to-one and group clinical supervision.

The successful candidate will have evidence of post-graduate neuro rehabilitation experience and sound clinical reasoning. There is expectation that the candidate will be able be committed to providing high standards of care.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • flexible working opportunities
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support groups

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached job description and personal specification (support information). This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Please note many Trust interviews take place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

Person Specification

Trust values


  • Able to display Trust values



  • Grad Dip/BSc Physiotherapy
  • HPC Registration
  • Evidence of post-graduate education
  • Special Interest Group Member in related subject
  • MCSP

Knowledge and Skills


  • Good written communication
  • Organisational Skills



  • Significant post graduate clinical experience in the United Kingdom with good basic training/post graduate rotations (or within a community/intermediate care setting)
  • Evidence of considerable experience in neurological physiotherapy
  • Aware of health and safety requirements
  • Evidence of personal development portfolio
  • Evidence of working in a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrates an understanding of clinical governance in relation to Physiotherapy
  • Experience of assisting in audit or research
  • Experience of working in a community environment

Personal Attributes


  • Self Motivation
  • Adaptable



  • Car driver/owner
  • Anti-social hours/flexibility
  • Willing to undertake a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance

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

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust


Newfield House

Kingfield Road



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