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Intermediate Care Specialist Physiotherapist (OC)

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Intermediate Care in the Central Manchester area is looking to recruit an innovative, enthusiastic Physiotherapist, to be part of a lively and dynamic multi-professional team comprising health, social services and independent sector staff. Intermediate Care is a constantly evolving service so if you like change and challenges this is the job for you.

The service has beds in dedicated Intermediate Care units both nursing and residential and has capacity to deliver Intermediate Care to 60 - 70 people in their own homes. All staff are expected to rotate with in the service, so it is essential that applicants can travel independently within the local geographical area to meet the service needs. The job also entails working weekends and late shifts on a rota basis.

Applicants must have a recognised Physiotherapy qualification and be eligible for HCPC Registration.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for providing highly specialist assessment time limited treatment for patients in a variety of settings who have been identified as needing Physiotherapy input as part of an integrated, multi-professional and multi-agency Intermediate Care service.

The post holder will follow agreed protocols for ensuring appropriate and timely input, and ensuring pathways of care and communications with all agencies working with the service ensure continuity of care.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form. Diversity MattersMFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Registration with the Health Professions Council



  • Knowledge and application of assessment and interventions relevant to physical disabilities
  • Ability to prioritise, delegate and organize
  • Ability to reflect and critically appraise own performance
  • Clinical experience of working within a community setting in Health Care
  • Case holding responsibilities
  • Good understanding of and ability to work within a team

Personal Capabilities


  • Ability to support and advise families and carers
  • Ability to reorganise workload at short notice
  • Good communication skills with ability to communicate effectively with people of all ages and abilities
  • To carry out risk assessments and ensure safe working conditions and practice
  • Full driving license and access to a vehicle

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Central Manchester


M18 8DF

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