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Community Physiotherapist

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
13 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a thoughtful, proactive and enthusiastic individual to join the friendly team within our Integrated Community Services Team in Scarborough. The role would suit either a newly qualified Physiotherapist or a Physiotherapist looking to gain Community experience.

As a community Physiotherapist you will be working with the Therapy Team, assessing and treating patients referred by all our health and social care stakeholders, providing a high standard of care and physiotherapy services to patients with diverse and sometimes complex conditions in their own homes and care homes. Because the patients are community based it is essential to have a car and driving licence for the UK.

You will be responsible for providing specialised physiotherapy assessment, treatment and advice to an independent caseload, working closely with colleagues in this multi-disciplinary team and supported by senior Physiotherapists.

This post may develop into a rotational post across Humber Community Services.

We are committed to our Trust values of caring, learning & growing & offer a variety of learning opportunities with regular supervision and in-service training programmes.

Main duties of the job

As a Community Physiotherapist, you will have access to supportive supervision and peer review from a well-established team of Physiotherapists. Within this role you will:
  • Perform comprehensive physiotherapy assessment of patients with diverse presentations, using clinical reasoning skills and manual assessment
  • Formulate and deliver specialist individual physiotherapy treatment programmes based on a sound knowledge of evidence-based practice
  • Formulate accurate prognoses and recommend best course of intervention
  • Evaluate patient progress, reassess and alter treatment programmes if required
  • To provide line management, supervision, support, guidance and training to junior staff and students

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire. Find out more on our website

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

We are proud to score above or equal to the average for all NHS People Promise theme areas demonstrating our commitment to improve the experience of working in the NHS for everyone. Wherever you work we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need to get you started.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.

We offer a unique range of benefits that go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.

From city to countryside, market towns to moors you'll find a place to call home including some of the most affordable places to live in the UK.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information regarding this role opportunity, please see attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • Diploma or Degree in Physiotherapy (or in final year of programme)
  • Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC) registration if qualified


  • Evidence of relevant CPD - could include completion of short courses or post-graduate study.
  • Completion of Physiotherapy preceptorship

Knowledge & Experience


  • Knowledge of the specific service area, team and role evidenced within the supporting information of application to vacancy
  • Experience of Community Physiotherapy in prior NHS employment or student placement.


  • Experience of managing a caseload of patients including triage and prioritisation of referrals and daily work

Skills & Competencies


  • Evidence of how you will efficiently transport self and equipment to/from multiple venues over a large geographical area during each shift in the UK
  • Adequate IT skills required to utilise electronic patient records, electronic communications, clinical stock ordering system and Microsoft Office applications


  • Ability to manage daily operations and maintain a safe working environment
  • Experience of use of SystmOne

Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


Community Services Scarborough


YO12 7LB

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