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Senior Physiotherapist

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience dependant on experience
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Part Time
We are looking for a highly experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Physiotherapist, with a varied background in Physiotherapy modalities these include: musculoskeletal, neurological, basic respiratory skills, postural management, rehabilitation, etc..... to join our skilled and friendly specialist Physiotherapy team.

Improving physical health for people who have a Learning Disability continues to be a strong focus for our Learning Disability services. You will contribute to the delivery of high quality, safe care and will support the development of clinical pathways that meet national Learning Disability guidance within the organisation.

Main duties of the job

You will carry a specialist clinical caseload, delivering highly skilled Physiotherapy assessment and treatment to adults who have a Learning Disability and complex physical and neurological problems.

You will be based in a single point of access L.D. therapy team as aprt of a Black Country wide approach, collaborating closely with other health professional peers such as Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Nurses, Psychologists etc

The successful candidate will assist the Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner and Principal Physiotherapist in planning, evaluating and developing the Physiotherapy service in line with the: Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, NICE and NHS England guidance.

The candidate will be required to have a full driving licence, due to the community aspect of service provision and the transit of patient equipment.

Membership of relevant Professional Networks area also encouraged.

As a Trust, we are highly committed to your CPD and professional development with opportunities to be involved in a wide variety of specialist and leadership training.

About us

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.

Across the whole of the region we provide:
  • Adult and older adult mental health services
  • Specialist learning disability services
  • Mental health services for children and young people
  • Community healthcare services for children, young people and families in Dudley

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, with the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving.

We currently employ over 3,500 people and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Whatever your role, working in a NHS Foundation Trust, like ours, is a demanding and extremely rewarding experience. Knowing that every day you can help to make a positive difference to someone's life is a very powerful feeling. We know that our Trust runs on this desire to help and support people, and our Trust vision expresses this. Our vision is to improve health and wellbeing for everyone, especially our colleagues to achieve the best possible work/life balance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for full details.

Senior clinical assessment, treatment and oversight of own and team caseload supporting people with learning disabilities and physio needs in the community.

Working alongside a team lead and delegating to an assistant practitioner.

Person Specification



  • Recognised degree and HCPC registration
  • Experience in LD or similar caseload
  • Relevant CPD in LD and or relevant physio field

Employer details

Employer name

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


The Ridge Hill centre

Brierley Hill Road



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