Band 5 Physiotherapist (Rotational and Static)

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year
Closing date
5 Feb 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for newly qualified physiotherapists, student physiotherapists or developing band 5 physiotherapists. We have both rotational and static posts available across different locations in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

You will be a motivated and enthusiastic person to become part of an effective team, providing a high standard of clinical care to patients across various locations in Leicester and Leicestershire.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a Degree / Diploma in Physiotherapy.
  • Be registered with the HPC or a student
  • Have relevant NHS experience either pre or post qualification
  • Have a broad base of knowledge and experience in the field of Physiotherapy.
  • Be able to prioritise and manage their own workload.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Have the ability to work sensitively and effectively with patients and their carers.
  • Be able to work well both individually and as part of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Have evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Be able to be flexible to meet the needs of the service.
  • The Trust offers a seven day week working pattern and flexible working patterns.
  • As a newly qualified you will be enrolled onto a preceptorship programme.
  • You will also have access to regular training and supervision.

Main duties of the job

  • To be responsible for providing a professional Physiotherapy service and carrying an agreed caseload under the supervision of Senior Physiotherapy staff.
  • To provide Physiotherapy assessment and treatment to patients within a multi-disciplinary format.
  • To deliver a Physiotherapy service to patients within a variety of settings, requiring flexibility/adaptability in recognising the complexity of these environments.

About us

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Here at LPT, our values are Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Trust, which we keep at the heart of everything we do.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the attached document titled Information for Applicants.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or varied working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

For all substantive roles, new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6-month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants at risk within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.

Job description Job responsibilities

If you like what you've read and would like more information on the duties and responsibilities of this role, please click onto the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Degree or Diploma in Physiotherapy or Final Year Student about to qualify
Experience Essential
  • Experience pre or post graduation

Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
UK Registration
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details Employer name
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
Merlyn Vaz Health Centre

Spinney Hill Road



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