Skip to main content

Community Physiotherapist - maternity cover

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
St Austell
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Pro Rata
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

View more

Band 6
Part Time
Due to a maternity leave an opportunity has arisen for a 12 month fixed term position to join the South Restormel Community Rehab Team working as a specialist physiotherapist.

The post is for 15 hours per week. The service currently operates Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays) and we are flexible over days worked by the successful applicant.

The community team treat at a wide range of conditions including stroke, Parkinsons, orthopaedics, amputees and frailty. You will work closely with the community occupational therapy colleagues and share an office with the inpatient therapy team increasing support supervision and learning .

Main duties of the job

o To provide a high standard physiotherapy service, performing advanced assessments of patients including those with highly complex presentations, and from this formulating a diagnosis and treatment plan.

o To provide leadership for support staff and junior staff through supervision, training and appraisal.

o To participate in the planning and development of Physiotherapy Services within each team.

o To work in a variety of settings predominantly community

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Approximately 568,000 people live her. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increase the numbers of people who use out services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications and Relevant Experience


  • Degree or Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • Broad range of post-graduate experience in medical, surgical, respiratory, orthopaedic, and neurological settings.
  • HCPC Registered
  • Experience of managing people, including qualified and unqualified, in clinical care

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


St Austell Community Hospital

Porthpean Road

St Austell


Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert