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Senior Community Physiotherapist

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£37,162 to £44,629 per annum pro rata for part time INC HCAS
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
We are looking for a part time Band 6 Physiotherapist to join our friendly and supportive Community Therapy Team (CTT).

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be working in the Community Therapy Team based in SW Surrey covering Guildford and Waverley areas. We provide Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy to adults in their community, including those who have neurological conditions, frailty or have had orthopaedic surgery. Our main base is at Milford Hospital, with a satellite office at Guildford. The role involves providing rehabilitation to patients in their own homes and providing support to staff as required.

The post holder will be supported to further develop their knowledge and skills in their chosen area of speciality. They will have professional responsibility for themselves and for the staff they supervise. They will be expected to contribute to the on-going development of clinical practice, standards, research, as well as policies, protocols, guidelines and service development.

About us

Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC.

Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.

Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder should have previous experience in working with patients with Neurological, Musculoskeletal / Orthopaedic, and complex elderly conditions.

You will be expected to work with the team leaders to promote an efficient, effective and productive rehab pathway from triage to discharge.

You will need to be able to work well as part of a multidisciplinary team and be able to promote innovation and improvement within CTT. You must be well organised and an excellent communicator and be willing to work flexibly. Time management skills and the ability to deal with caseload/staff demands are essential.

Applicants must have HCPC registration to be considered for this post and have had experience working within the NHS in a clinical role. You will need to be able to travel independently between sites and to patients homes.

Person Specification



  • HCPC registration
  • BSc Physiotherapy (or above)
  • Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy


  • Member of special interest group

Knowledge and skills


  • Previous relevant NHS experience
  • Evidence to support knowledge base in a specialist area.


  • Previous senior experience in specialty area
  • Knowledge of systems used for data reporting and recording

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust


Milford Hospital (Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust)



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