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Reablement Senior Physiotherapist

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
We have an exciting opportunity to join the Reablement Therapy team as a part time Band 6 Senior Physiotherapist.

The Reablement Team covers the intermediate care pathway beds in the South of Somerset. This currently includes beds at Cooksons Court, Sherborne House and La Fontana.

Do you enjoy completing rehabilitation in an inpatient setting for a varied, complex caseload? We receive service-users discharged from the acute hospitals that require ongoing rehabilitation prior to discharge to their next destination for a period of up to 6 weeks.

Please get in touch if you think this may be the job for you.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide high quality patient-centered care and specialist rehabilitation to adults referred to the Intermediate Care Bedded Pathway Service.
  • The post holder will be required to work their hours over 7 days, including out of hours, weekends and bank holidays, to meet the needs of the service.
  • Must be a car driver with a valid driving licence or have access to transport with appropriate business insurance in order to travel throughout the Trust, to meet the needs of the service

About us

As an organisation, the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, career progression, and regular conversations, not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS exclusive discounts.

The benefits of working in Somerset include the idyllic countryside, with our areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines. You will get to enjoy these perks whilst still only being a stone's throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.

There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable. You will experience the best of both in Somerset, the countryside and the cosmopolitan - there is truly something for everyone!

Job description

Job responsibilities

A detailed job description and person specification is attached. Please ensure you take the time to read prior to applying for the role advertised.

Person Specification



  • BSC Physiotherapy
  • Minimal 18 month experience in NHS post graduate
  • HCPC registration


  • Experience in community setting
  • Varied experience / rotations
  • Evidence of rehabilitation

Employer details

Employer name

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust


Cooksons Court

Cooksons Orchard


BA20 2FT

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