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Specialist Physiotherapist

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 a year pa inc pro rata
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Specialist Physiotherapist, Band 6

Permanent PartTime: 30 hours per week


The Greenwich Community Rehabilitation and Short Term Assessment Team are seeking an enthusiastic Physiotherapist to join our team. The team comprises of Occupational therapists, Physiotherapists, Social Care Staff and Therapy Assistant Practitioner's. The service works with acute hospitals to provide a seamless pathway to support safe and proactive discharge. The service is well established and was developed to work with adults within their home and in clinics, to enable them to realise their potential and functional independence and improve quality of life with a view to promoting healthy and active aging.

The Community Rehab Service works as an integrated team alongside Reablement, Falls Prevention and Greenwich Neuro Rehabilitation Team.

Main duties of the job

The Community Rehabilitation and Short Term assessment Team provides rehabilitation, including Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy, to adult client's living in the borough of Greenwich, across various community settings and in their homes. This service is integrated with social care. The physiotherapist will work as part of the multidisciplinary Integrated Team to meet the rehabilitation needs of the service users and their carers, enhancing independence, safety and quality of life maintaining people in their own home environments in conjunction with Social Care colleagues.
  • To provide Physiotherapy input to clients referred to CRSTAT
  • To practice within the multidisciplinary team as an autonomous practitioner, ensuring the highest possible standards of practice
  • To work in line with the Trust objectives for community practice.

About us

Oxleas offers a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people in community and secure environment settings. Our services include community health care such as district nursing and speech and language therapy, care for people with learning disabilities and mental health care such as psychiatry, nursing and therapies. Our multidisciplinary teams look after people of all ages and we work in close partnership with other parts of the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector and through our new provider collaboratives. Our 4,300 members of staff work in many different settings including hospitals, clinics, prisons, secure hospitals, children's centres, schools and people's homes.

We have over 125 sites in a variety of locations in the South of England. In London we operate within the Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley Greenwich and into Kent. We manage hospital sites including Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup and Memorial Hospital, Woolwich, as well as the Bracton Centre, our medium secure unit for people with mental health needs. We are the largest NHS provider of prison health services providing healthcare to prisons within Devon, Dorset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, Kent and South London. We are proud of the care we provide and our people.

Our purpose is to improve lives by providing the best possible care to our patients and their families. This is strengthened by our new values:
  • We're Kind
  • We're Fair
  • We Listen
  • We Care

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Maintain own Community caseload working as an autonomous practitioner
  • Undertake holistic assessments in order to develop patient centred evidence based goal interventions
  • To work with the wider multidisciplinary team to care plan and ensure that all health and social needs are met in order to reduce any risks and maintain independence
  • Recommend appropriate interventions to promote rehabilitation, independence and safety
  • Maintain effective multidisciplinary communications in order to ensure that treatment goals are met and a high quality service is provided to patients
  • Ensure safe, appropriate and effective provision, installation and demonstration of equipment and further develop knowledge of minor/major adaptation provision and non stock equipment availability and use
  • Contribute to meeting performance targets for the organisation
  • Work collaboratively with acute sector and other rehab teams to provide a seamless rehabilitation pathway

Person Specification



  • Degree in physiotherapy
  • registered HCPC


  • evidence of uptodate CPD and short courses



  • evidence of continual prof development



  • demenstrates a range of knowledge on different aspects of physio
  • working in MDT


  • Orthopedic/falls
  • supervising students/RA



  • car driver and owner



  • 1 years post graduate experience


  • community experience

Employer details

Employer name

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust


Memorial Hospital,

Shooters Hill,


SE18 3RZ

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