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Physiotherapist - Integrated Neurology Service

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

  • Are you looking for a new challenge?
  • Are you committed to providing excellent patient care as part of an experienced MDT?
  • Are you looking for a supportive team who provide opportunities for learning?
  • Are you keen to develop your skills in neurology, including long term conditions management and stroke rehabilitation?

If you have answered yes, this could be the ideal job for you. You would work as a Band 6 physiotherapist in the countywide neuro therapy team in Worcestershire. You would treat patients in their home and in out-patients, focusing on rehabilitation and condition management. You would work closely with specialist nurses, speech and language therapists, OTs as well as hospices and regional specialist centres. This is an evolving team with opportunity to be involved in service development.

If you would like to discuss informally if this is the right role for you, get in touch with the Recruiting Manager which can be found on the top right-hand side of the advert.

Main duties of the job

  • Community based and out-patient rehabilitation for neurological patients goal orientated, person-centred care.
  • Managing the changing presentation of patients with a neurodegenerative condition, to ensure maximum quality of life is maintained at each stage of their condition journey.
  • Caseload management with other members of the therapy team.
  • Referral triaging for the neurology single point of access.
  • Service development in line with objectives from your annual review and service need.
  • MDT meetings within our service and wider team meetings e.g., with local hospices, MND team meetings.
  • Supervision of students.
  • Providing training for patients, carers and team members, on patient specific issues and to increase the knowledge of the team.
  • Joint working with the MDT

About us

At Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, we are working together to deliver outstanding care. We run community hospitals and community health services across Worcestershire and provide mental health and learning disability services across both Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

Our people (all 4500+ of them) provide services for people of all ages, experiencing both physical and/or mental health conditions from over 100 sites.

We will support you to thrive offer flexible working options for a great work-life balance, help you fulfil your ambitions, and empower you to make positive changes within your team or service. Its why we were named Large Apprenticeship Employer of the Year award at the 2022 Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, cultures, and ethnicities.

What we offer

27 days leave plus bank holidays, increasing up to 33 days with long service

Generous NHS pension and enhanced pay when you work unsocial hours

Flexible and agile working opportunities

Great maternity, paternity, and adoption support

Wide range of staff networks such as LGBT+ and ENRICH (Equality Network for Race Inclusion and Cultural Heritage)

Health service discounts and online benefits including excellent cycle to work and car salary sacrifice schemes

Health and wellbeing opportunities

If you would like to know more, please visit our careers website.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the duties and criteria for the role please refer to the job description and person specification attached.

Person Specification



  • Minimum of 2 years post registration experience
  • Evidence of experience in relevant field
  • Supervision and development of staff and students

Additional Criteria


  • Able to meet the travel requirements of the role

Skills & Abilities


  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English in both verbal and written formats
  • Specialist clinical skills for appropriate patient management



  • Diploma/Degree in physiotherapy
  • Health and Care Professions Council registration
  • Relevant post-graduate neurology courses
  • Evidence of relevant CPD
  • I understand that I will be asked to provide original certificates to verify my qualifications at point of offer


  • Member of CSP
  • Post Graduate qualifications



  • Knowledge of the clinical neuro speciality
  • Sound knowledge of NHS and professional issues and an understanding of clinical governance

Employer details

Employer name

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust


Princess Of Wales Community Hospital

Stourbridge Road



B61 0BB

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