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Community Physiotherapist

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience Dependent on experience
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Manchester Local Care Organisation have an exciting opportunity for an Band 6 physiotherapist to join our North Manchester Community Rehabilitation Team.

The successful candidate will be part of a highly experienced dedicated Multi-disciplinary Team and have the opportunity to develop both clinical and leadership skills. They will be enthusiastic and have a passion for delivering high quality services to the population of North Manchester. They will hold a varied caseload of patients E.g. Falls, orthopaedics, amputees, frailty.

The team work Monday to Friday, 8am - 4pm. The successful candidate must hold a full UK driving licence and have access to their own vehicle.

Main duties of the job

Assess and treat own caseload of patients in a variety of settings, including patients' homes and clinic.

To act as an autonomous practitioner and source of expertise in these areas to junior staff and other health care professionals.

Undertakes training including audit and evaluation. To be involved in the training and supervision of student physiotherapists.

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 in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registration


  • Evidence of postgraduate training/qualifications



  • Evidence of managing complex patients
  • Good communication skills


  • Supervision skills
  • Evidence of service development



  • Holds a full UK Driving license and access to a vehicle for work



  • Evidence of relevant training specific to specialism.
  • Relevant specialist clinical knowledge.
  • Good clinical knowledge relevant to area


  • Experience of lone working in the community
  • Experience of MDT working

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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