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Rotational Community Physiotherapist

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Physiotherapist to join our Band 5 Community Rotation. There are various rotations which include: The Community Rehabilitation Team, Community Stroke Team, Home Pathway Service, Community Neuro Team, D2A, Crisis/Hospital at Home and Crumpsall Vale Intermediate Care Unit. Other rotations may also be available.

The teams are led by highly skilled Physiotherapists who are looking forward to welcoming you to the teams. We offer a supportive induction, supervision and a preceptorship programme for newly qualified staff as well as band 5 training sessions.

The successful candidate will be required to work varying shift patterns dependent on which rotation they are on. This includes weekend working for which staff are paid an enhanced rate.

As this post requires working within the community setting, it is essential that applicants have a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes.

Main duties of the job

Your role will involve working in the community with domiciliary service users and on our intermediate Care Unit.

Working flexibly between Health and Social Care, you will provide specialist assessments and treatment within the community and at our Intermediate Care Unit. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team in providing holistic assessment to all people referred. You will assist and support professional and service development and be pro-active in the setting of standards and monitoring outcomes for best service delivery.

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 Matters

MFT 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

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Degree/diploma or equivalent in physiotherapy
  • HCPC registration


  • Trainings and community work



  • Evidence of working with patients with a broad range of conditions
  • Work experience as physiotherapist/ physio student/assistant


  • Community placement/experience of community work within NHS



  • Car driver and vehicle available for work


  • Clean UK Driving licence



  • Knowledge of MDT work.
  • Knowledge and understanding of discharge planning.
  • Understanding of risk and safeguarding.
  • Evidence of good communication skills with teams and patients.


  • Change management or any project related to job.
  • Previous NHS experience

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Victoria Mill Health Centre

10 Lower Vickers Street


M40 7LH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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