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Rapid Response Community Physiotherapist

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
26 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 6 community physiotherapist.

Community Band 6 Physiotherapy opportunity.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the HMR Rapid Response Team - a community team offering a multidisciplinary approach to hospital avoidance for the residents of Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale.

Main duties of the job

Assess and treat patients in their own home who are experiencing an acute episode of medical sickness and/or reduced physical ability.

Devise treatment plans for patients to carry out independently or with the support of the therapy assistants.

Maintain and promote physical independence wherever possible.

Assess suitability for intermediate care beds.

Assess and provide equipment as required.

The successful candidates will have a variety of previous experience including community roles and be ready to take on a new challenge to help shape an evolving service. HMR Rapid Response are a dynamic and forward thinking team that pride themselves in going above and beyond for all.

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save andimprove lives. As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care, appreciate and inspire - to join our team. In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance. We are currently in process of updating our values. For the latest information around our values and behaviours, please visit our careers website

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

In line with the Trusts Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

Person Specification



  • Degree in Therapy or equivalent.
  • HPC registration


  • Member of CSP



  • Evidence of CPD in the form of a personal development portfolio.
  • Evidence of relevant post graduate training in specialist areas
  • Post-registration experience in specialist areas
  • Previous relevant community experience


  • experience of occupational therapy blurred boundary working

Knowledge & Skills


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Service development experience

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Bury & Rochdale Care Organisation

Whitehall street


OL12 0NB

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