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Band 6 Senior Physiotherapist

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 physiotherapist to join the Birmingham Community Healthcare Foundation Trust Therapy Hub on a 12 month fixed term or secondment post. The post is for 34 hours per week.

The Therapy Hub provides therapy services within the Adults & Community Division in the community as part of the integrated adult community services. We work closely with the Early Intervention Community Teams and District Nurses to provide rehab at home to prevent admission to hospital and ongoing support to maintain the independence and health of people. Our service consists of team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Rehabilitation Technicians and Rehabilitation Assistants

This is a community post so access to reliable transport or means of travel is essential.

The role provides an exciting challenge, supported by a comprehensive supervision, training and development programme.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will ensure access to urgent and routine physiotherapy assessment and intervention, provide and monitor treatment programmes required at home and ensure safe discharge or referral onto other services as appropriate.

The post holder will work in partnership with patients, carers and other health and social care agencies to promote independence and develop individual plans of care relevant to patient need.

The post holder will be expected to work multi-professionally, support other team members' roles and contribute to the future development of the service.

About us

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see job description and person specification for further details relating to the job description and main responsibilities

Person Specification



  • Degree or equivalent in Physiotherapy
  • Current Health and Care Professions Council registration.
  • Extensive evidence of relevant post registration training and CPD.



  • Evidence of working in a Multi-disciplinary team
  • Relevant rehabilitation experience for a variety of people in a community setting.
  • Experience of working with other agencies.
  • Proven supervisory skills.
  • Ability to plan and delegate daily workload
  • Ability to demonstrate and share knowledge and application of up to date evidence based clinical trends and practices.



  • Knowledge of a range of appropriate assessment and treatment approaches for the client group.
  • Demonstrates a problem solving approach.
  • IT skills in Microsoft, Power-Point, Excel and Outlook.
  • Understanding of the principles of Clinical Governance.
  • Knowledge and application of clinical effectiveness and evidence based practice.
  • Understanding and application of the CSP code of Professional Conduct.
  • Knowledge and application of Health and Safety issues and their relevance in the community.
  • Ability to administer and interpret standardised assessments/outcome measures.
  • Ability to act as mentor/supervisor to junior staff and students on placement.
  • Awareness of legislation related to Safeguarding Vulnerable adults.
  • Knowledge and awareness of current government and initiative drivers.
  • Ability to safely handle patients and equipment and to work in a range of positions

Personal Qualities


  • Demonstrates clear and effective verbal and communicative skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to generate written communications which are concise, accurate and legible.
  • Demonstrates awareness of and sensitivity to the needs of individuals from diverse social and cultural groups.
  • Able to work independently and delegate work to others appropriately.
  • Ability to develop and teach on going in service training programmes to junior members of staff/students.
  • Ability to identify and action health promotion
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge and apply standard setting/clinical audit and its relationship to research.
  • Ability to reflect and critically appraise own performance.
  • Flexible working approach to changing circumstances.
  • Organised approach to CPD.

Other Job Requirements


  • Car driver
  • Ability to work across various sites in Birmingham

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT


East Therapy Hub

Hodge Hill Primary Care Centre


B36 8GH

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