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Community Physiotherapist

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum (pro rata for part-time)
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking for a Band 5 Community Physiotherapist to join our team.

We are committed & passionate about promoting Health, Well-being and Independence. We are a values-based Trust and have dedicated and enthusiastic clinicians. Do you have a positive and 'can do' attitude? If so...join us! We can provide you with support and development, whilst delivering a fantastic service to our clients.

The position will be covering the Nottingham North and East area. We have home teams based in Carlton, Hucknall and Arnold, with the flexibility to work remotely and from home on occasion. The successful candidate will work within the NNE Community Therapy Team and support the delivery of services such as Complex Community Rehabilitation, Short Term rehabilitation, Discharge to Assess and Long-term conditions management.

Our passion is to maintain independence and keep individuals at home for as long as they are able, avoiding hospital admission and enabling a return home where admission has been unavoidable.

Community Services are the future of Rehabilitation. Working with us will broaden your skill sets and give you the scope and confidence to take your professional development wherever you want it to go!

Main duties of the job

Working within the integrated team, you will be supported to effectively triage, prioritise, assess and provide holistic interventions for clients referred to the service, within their home environment. You will work closely with health and social care colleagues across primary and secondary care to ensure continuity, effective intervention and maximise rehabilitation outcomes.

You will offer bespoke physiotherapy to adults, the frail and elderly including complex fallers, patients with neurological conditions, complex co-morbidities and orthopaedics.

We deliver services between 8am and 8pm over 7 days. We currently operate shift patterns of 8-4pm/12-8pm on 5/7 days.

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!#TeamNottsHC

Job description

Job responsibilities

Applicants should hold BSc/Diploma in Physiotherapy, HCPC Registration. You will ideally have post qualification experience and recent experience of working with clients with long term conditions, falls, neurology and health care of the elderly conditions.

A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Allied Health Professionals within Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation Trust are at the forefront of a range of multi-disciplinary, specialist services for people with complex needs, using their expertise around promoting recovery, enablement and positive risk taking, to add life to years, prevent relapse and reduce risks.

Person Specification

Qualificaitons & Training


  • Degree / Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC Registered


  • Evidence of post registration study



  • Broad under graduate placement experience
  • Well developed under graduate skills and knowledge evidenced by a portfolio
  • Working as a member of a team


  • Clinical Educator
  • NHS Experience
  • Work experience / volunteering

Knowledge and Skills


  • Knowledge of physiotherapeutic assessment & treatment underpinned by theory and practice
  • Knowledge of other professional roles
  • Flexible approach to team working
  • Adaptable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload and own caseload
  • Ability to demonstrate clinical reasoning
  • Reliable, motivated, and flexible
  • IT skills


  • Evidence based practice
  • Understanding of national and local priorities

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Park House Health and Social Care Centre

61 Burton Road, Carlton



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