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Senior Physiotherapist

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 Per Annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Band 6
Full Time
Specialist Physiotherapist- Rehabilitation

Are you an experienced Physiotherapist with a passion forrehabilitation, looking to consolidate your clinical skills? Would you like to work in a friendly and supportive multi-disciplinary team? Then join us to provide an excellent standard of therapy provision at one of our bedded rehabilitation units in the heart of London.

We have an opening for a fixed term or secondment opportunity for Band 6 Physiotherapist to join our North West Bedded Rehabilitation team located at the Athlone Rehabilitation Unit. This role offers an excellent opportunity to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering holistic, client centred and evidence based care.

Athlone Rehab Unit is an in-patient rehabilitation facility providing rehab for residents in the Inner North West London boroughs who wish to maximise their independence following illness or injury. Athlone Rehabilitation Unit offers rehab services to adult clients with a variety of conditions/ diagnoses including those who present with Falls, Amputees, Neurological and Orthopaedic conditions that require ongoing rehabilitation to enhance their independent functioning.

Main duties of the job

As a Band 6 Physiotherapist, you will have an active role in developing your practice whilst delivering holistic rehabilitation and assessments for residents staying on our bedded units. You will also have the chance to build and maintain key relationships with our acute, community and adult social care partners.

You should be HCPC registered and have at least 24-months post-registration experience, which should include working with a range of clients who require therapy in an inpatient therapeutic setting. Effective time management, caseload management and discharge planning skills are essential, as are excellent communication skills and a commitment to the principles and practices of effective MDT working.

You will be joining a friendly and forward-thinking multidisciplinary service, which is committed to high standards of practice. We will support you in developing your clinical, supervisory and leadership skills, as well as offer you the opportunity to participate in clinical governance activities and other policy and service developments. We are committed to developing staff through regular supervision, appraisals, in-service training and support in CPD opportunities.

For further details / informal visits please contact:

Andrew Ward Clinical Therapies Lead


About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London - (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T& C's apply
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here:

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To independently manage own clinical caseload, undertaking comprehensive assessments and using advanced clinical reasoning skills to formulate and deliver individual and group treatment programmes.
  • Perform uni-professional and multi-professional specialist assessments and re-assessments of treatment programmes using evidence-based outcome measures and in accordance with CSP Guidelines.
  • To be responsible for providing specialist physiotherapy assessment and treatment plans.
  • Be responsible for gaining valid, informed consent for assessment, treatment interventions and sharing of information in compliance with legal and professional guidelines. To be able to interpret and follow these guidelines in circumstances where clients do not have capacity to provide informed consent.
  • Work closely with other members of the multi-professional team e.g. Occupational Therapists, Dieticians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Social Workers and Medical team to provide a comprehensive, seamless service aiming to improve and maintain patients functional physical health.
    Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • - Diploma/degree in Physiotherapy
  • - Current HCPC registration
  • - Evidence of up to date CPD portfolio
  • - Involvement in annual Appraisal Scheme


  • - Post graduate degree in relevant area
  • - Member of CSP
  • - Member of a relevant Special Interest Group
  • - Attendance at specialist short courses or equivalent CPD activities within the specialist areas of Adult and Older People Rehabilitation, Neurology, Orthopaedics, Musculoskeletal Outpatients

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Athlone House


W9 3XZ

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