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Community Senior Physiotherapist - Falls & Fracture Prevention

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Bury Community Falls and Fracture Prevention service are looking to recruit a full time physiotherapist to assist in the specialist assessment and treatment of patients in the community who have been referred to the Falls Prevention service.

You will participate in the delivery of care for community based patients and evaluate interventions developed to patients needs.

You will work as part of an interdisciplinary team within the Falls and Fracture Prevention Service.

Main duties of the job

  • Work autonomously within Trust policy and professional practice and maintain accurate and comprehensive patient records.
  • Perform specialist assessment and treatment of patients and determine a clinical diagnosis, develop, implement, evaluate and modify individualised treatment programmes, ensuring appropriate pathways of care and communication via liaison and referral to other agencies as required.
  • Be responsible for your own clinical caseload in the defined clinical area of Falls prevention and management. To work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) with indirect clinical supervision.
  • Contribute to the development of the Falls and Fracture prevention service. Participating in service development events and providing Band 6 Physiotherapy clinical leadership.
  • Supervise Therapy Support Workers.
  • Comply with statutory requirements for physiotherapy and with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and HPC standards and codes of professional conduct
  • Deputise for the team leader as required.
  • Be responsible for the personal development plan of an identified junior team member.

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 and improve 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 betterwork-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 Physiotherapy or equivalent
  • HPC registration
  • Evidence of CPD in the form of a detailed personal development portfolio
  • Evidence of relevant post graduate training


  • Evidence of relevant post graduate training/courses in specific clinical areas appropriate to post
  • Membership of relevant special interest group

Skills & Knowledge


  • Advanced clinical reasoning skills (in specific clinical area)
  • Specialist knowledge in anatomy and physiology to support relevant clinical skills.
  • Knowledge of areas of clinical governance including quality, audit and risk management.
  • Basic understanding of computers and their applications.


  • Teaching, Supervisory and Appraisal skills and experience



  • Appropriate level of post registration experience
  • Previous experience across a broad range of junior rotations


  • Research and Development awareness and/or experience
  • Audit experience
  • Leadership experience
  • Previous experience in a Senior role

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Radcliffe Primary Care Centre

69 Church Street West


M26 2SP

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