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Senior Physiotherapist

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 a year PA
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The Short Term Assessment, Rehabilitation and Reablement Service (STARRS) are looking for an innovative and enthusiastic Senior Physiotherapist who will bring new ideas and share their excellent working practice within this busy, friendly and supportive multidisciplinary team.

Are you a quick thinking, problem-solving dynamic Physiotherapist? Are you looking to enhance your assessment and treatment skills for patients in crisis? Do you enjoy working alongside other professionals and services to achieve the best outcome for your patients?Thispost could be what you are looking for!

STARRS provides Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapyservices which can include specialist assessment, equipment and short-term packages of care.

We are energetic service, which provides a comprehensive service to enable safe, timely Early Supported Discharge from the acute hospital, thereby, reducing the length of hospital stay by continuing patient care at home. The team is operational 7 days a week between the hours of 08:00 and 20:30.

Main duties of the job

  • Work independently within professional guidelines, Codes of Practice and organisational policies and demonstrate clinical effectiveness by use of evidence-based practice and outcome measures.
  • Provide the highest standard of evidence-based nursing care to patients within their own home, working with agreed management care plans and protocols.
  • Using Healthcare digital technology to monitor patients with different Specialities. Modern technology used to monitor patients remotely with approved health applications.
  • Undertake and manage the comprehensive assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and auditing of clinical care provision both in primary, secondary and tertiary care when appropriate.
  • Optimise hospital bed utilisation and reduce the length of stay by ensuring the timely, safe transfer/discharges of patients to the most appropriate and agreed environment as well as preventing inappropriate hospital admission in line with the philosophy of the acute Trust and Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • Relevant Degree with Professional Registration


  • Masters or Additional Professional development course



  • NHS /Community Setting


  • Quality and Performance management Experience

Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


Northwick Park Hospital

Watford Road



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