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Band 5 Rotational Physiotherapist - ASR

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
***This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested***

Are you interested in developing your skills working in various settings including working with clients following stroke and other acquired brain injuries, general and intermediate care rehabilitation? We are looking for an enthusiastic, client-centred Physiotherapist that enjoys working within interdisciplinary teams and passionate in supporting clients in achieving their goals.

This is an ideal opportunity for a dynamic, pro-active clinician to be part of our team. This post offers an exciting challenge to work with a complex clinical caseload of general medical conditions of older people and complex neurological conditions, and focuses on client-centred practice within a holistic approach. You will provide assessment and treatment for clients within individual and group sessions, good communication skills are essential. You will receive regular supervision, training and appraisal to support your development needs.

Main duties of the job

This post will comprise of 6 month rotations within the inpatient therapy services, each providing the opportunity to develop clinical skills in a supportive environment. The rotations include:

Ward 6, Moseley Hall Hospital - Sub-acute Inpatient Rehabilitation UnitWard 12, West Heath Hospital - Sub-acute Inpatient Rehabilitation UnitWard 8, Moseley Hall Hospital - Inpatient Stroke and Neurological Rehabilitation Unit.Ward 9, Moseley Hall Hospital - Neurological Rehabilitation UnitAnne Marie Howes - Inpatient Intermediate Care Unit.

About us

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people, parents and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and one of Europe's leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to 'Be Part of Our Team' and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for better care and healthier communities, we want to hear from you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To be responsible for the clinical diagnosis, assessment and ongoing physiotherapeutic management of In-Patients. Conditions may include complex permanent disabilities, multiple pathologies, life-limiting conditions and challenging and unpredictable behaviours.
  • To provide Physiotherapy intervention on the bedded units/gym settings and to undertake assessments of patients in their own homes prior to discharge.
  • To work with and provide support to more junior colleagues, Physiotherapy students on placement and work experience students.
  • To act as a source of advice and information for colleagues of all disciplines, patients and their carers/relatives.
  • To promote and maintain the ethos of Physiotherapy in all clinical and professional activities.
  • Ability to work flexibly acrossa 7 day working pattern and to provide support withinall In-Patient Units across the Trust as and when required.

For full details please see Job Description and Personal Specification document attached.

Person Specification

Qualifications / training


  • HCPC Registration
  • Degree in Physiotherapy or equivalent
  • Practice Placement Educator

Personal qualities


  • Innovative, creative
  • Strong communicator

Other job requirements


  • Ability to manually handle clients and equipment and to attain positioning necessary to perform safe and effective clinical interventions
  • Current driving licence, business insurance and access to own car
  • Ability to work flexibly across a 7 day working pattern and to provide support within all InPatient Units across the Trust as and when required


  • Ability to work flexibly



  • Knowledge of best practice in Physiotherapy
  • Ability to work singlehandedly with individuals and groups
  • Understanding of professional ethics and their application in practice
  • Understanding of team/and group dynamics
  • Basic knowledge of health legislation and current practice
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of the principles of clinical governance
  • Good personal organisation skills
  • Ability to reflect and critically appraise own performance

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT


Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Moseley Hall Hospital, Alcester Rd


B13 8JL

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