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Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £42,618 £27,055 to £40,588 per annum
Closing date
5 Oct 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are excited to offer a permanent opportunity for a motivated Physiotherapist to join the Community Learning disability east team, covering the areas of Boston, Skegness and Louth. This post provides the opportunity for someone with post qualification experience or newly qualified, who has an interest in working with adults with learning disabilities and complex health needs.

Within this role, there will be opportunity to progress form a band 5-6, base can be negotiable for a 12 month period and a redeployment package could be offered.

Within this role you will work as part of a well-established multi-disciplinary team, offering a range of specialist health interventions to people with a learning disability within their place of normal residence, respite and day care placements.

The community hub team offers a range of specialist health interventions to people with a learning disability within their place of normal residence, respite and day care placements. The interventions offered are conducted within the agreed pathways offered by the Learning Disability Service:
  • Physical Health Liaison
  • Mental Health
  • Behaviours of Concern
  • Mental Health Liaison

For further information, please email or call 07580 300363.

Main duties of the job

You will support the provision of Physiotherapy for adults with Learning Disabilities across 3 core pathways: mental health, positive behaviour support and physical health pathway.

The role includes clinical assessment, care planning and appropriate clinical decision-making skills. Being a compassionate, organised, team player with excellent communication skills and effective time management skills are key, as well as being accountable for your own caseload management and being able to identify Physiotherapy interventions which you will joint work with staff within the team to deliver.

Enthusiasm and motivation are just as important as your experience for this role, as full training can be provided for a successful applicant with the relevant qualifications.

About us

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health services and a number of learning disability, autism and social care services in the county of Lincolnshire. Employing around 2,800 staff, and serving a population of over 766,000, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

You could be part of a Trust rated by staff as one of the best mental health and learning disability trusts in England, in an area heralded as a fantastic place to live and work. We firmly believe the key to high quality care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in our Care Quality Commission rating of 'outstanding' for well-led and 'good' overall. In the most recent National NHS Staff Survey, our staff rated us as the number one trust nationally for staff morale and one of the top scoring NHS Trusts in the Midlands for being compassionate and inclusive. We're really proud of this!

We are also leading the way in transforming care, with multi-million-pound transformation of patient environments and radical redesign of community services.

This is the time to join and help redesign our services of the future. We offer options for flexible working and provide a wide range of training and promotion opportunities in all professions. We support and celebrate diversity, have active staff networks groups and are always looking at what more we can do to support our staff.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide Physiotherapy assessments and intervention for people with Learning disabilities and complex health needs, including 24 hour postural management, mobility, falls, community based respiratory and rehabilitation from acute injuries and / or conditions.

To provide specialist equipment, including sleep systems, specialist standing frames, walking aids and guidance for supportive seating. To provide support for specialist moving and handling techniques. To offer support to assistants and support workers within the team.

Person Specification



  • BSc Hons in Physiotherapy or post graduate diploma in Physiotherapy.
  • HCPC registered Physiotherapist


  • Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • CPD evidence



  • Experience working in a healthcare provider organisation as a physiotherapist (or student placement)


  • Experience of working with Adults with Learning disabilities.
  • Experience of working as a qualified Physiotherapist



  • Clinical reasoning skills.
  • Excellent verbal, non-verbal and written skills alone with clear logical presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of clinical/risk assessment and understanding of Information Governance principles.
  • Ability to work independently and collectively.


  • Supervision of junior staff.
  • Experience of completing mobility assessments
  • Experience of completing initial assessments and risk assessments.

Employer details

Employer name

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Beech House

Toot Lane


PE21 0AX

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