Specialist Physiotherapist

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 a year Pro rata
Closing date
6 Jul 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
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We are looking for an experienced and hard working Physiotherapist to join our community rehab team. The post is a part time, delivering Physiotherapy assessment and treatment to people within their own homes predominantly or other community centres. As part of the wider central team you will be expected to cover a large geographical area over the Carrick boundaries so driving is essential.

Close working with fellow team Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and support workers will be essential. Working along side the wider integrated team, specialist services and MDT will be expected also.

Main duties of the job

The purpose of the post is:
  • To work within the community rehab therapy team
  • To provide a high standard physiotherapy service, performing advanced assessments of patients including those with highly complex presentations, and from this formulating a diagnosis and treatment plan
  • To provide leadership for support staff and junior staff through supervision, training and appraisal
  • To participate in the planning and development of Physiotherapy services within the designated team

Key Dimensions of the post are:
  • Specialist Physiotherapy Rehabilitation services, providing evidence-based intervention to patient group
  • Specialist advice and support to Physiotherapy and the wider multidisciplinary team

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Just over 532,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification Education / Qualifications Essential
  • Current professional registration - HCPC
  • Professional qualification - Physiotherapy
  • Formal and informal post graduate training in the rehabilitation and management of complex and long term conditions
  • Member of the CSP Specialist interest group
Skills and experience Essential
  • Advanced assessment skills, with broad range of post graduate experience of medical, surgical, orthopaedic, neurology, respiratory, musculoskeletal rehabilitation work
  • Skills in the planning and delivery of evidence based treatment
  • Skills in the use of outcome measures to evaluate the effectiveness of treatment
  • Appliance and orthotic skills
  • Evidence of participation in audit and research
other Essential
  • Ability to undertake manual handling techniques
  • Ability to travel independently where required

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