Physiotherapist - Band 6

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum / pro rata
Closing date
29 Jan 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Learning Disability
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Physiotherapist - Band 6

Full time / part time hours available, permanent role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 6 physiotherapist to join our physiotherapy team within the Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust LD&A directorate.

You would be providing physiotherapy to the Adult Learning Disability population in North Warwickshire. You will join a friendly and supportive team of physiotherapists based within 4 multidisciplinary health care teams.

Experience of working with adults with a Learning Disability is desirable but not essential. You will require a passion to work with and improve the lives of adults with a learning disability and demonstrate willingness to learn. You will provide a quality service to a varied caseload of patients, which may include: MSK, elderly & dementia, orthopedics, complex disabilities, multiple pathologies, neurodevelopmental conditions, life-limiting conditions, respiratory conditions and challenging behaviour.

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Main duties of the job

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

The post holder will provide physiotherapy support to junior staff across the CLDTs and be pro-active with service development and supporting physiotherapy students. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in trust service development and provision.

You will work within a variety of settings, including colleges and day centres, residential and nursing homes, respite, family homes and leisure facilities. This role will require excellent awareness of scope of practice and safe autonomous lone working.

About us

The Learning Disability service is committed to supporting continuing professional development. Our trust provides opportunities to participate in regular clinical supervision and in-service training as well as CPD training opportunities.

Our team supports flexible working and will consider full/part time or job shares to support suitable candidates.

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

Job description Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy or equivalent
  • Unrestricted registration with Health Professions Council (HPC)
Knowledge and skills Essential
  • Demonstrates competence working with clients who have learning disabilities, complex needs, communication issues and/or challenging behaviour
  • Demonstrates ability to liaise and work collaboratively with other agencies and professions.
Experience Essential
  • Substantial post graduate experience within adult learning disabilities.
  • Experience of supervising and managing junior members of staff and physiotherapy students
Other Essential
  • Driver with access to independent means of transport

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