Community Physiotherapist - Reablement (Development Role)

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year pro rata for part time
Closing date
29 Mar 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you:

Looking for a team who work jointly across health and social care sectors?

An experienced Band 5 thinking of moving to a Band 6 Role but wanting support to do so?

Do you:

Want a supportive team who will encourage you to develop and grow your leadership skills?

Want an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, fast paced team with a caseload spanning all physiotherapy specialities?

Want support to develop a broad skill set, enabling you to tackle future cases with confidence?

Would you enjoy regular exciting training opportunities?

If you answered yes, then come join us in this unique development role.

The Reablement team assists patients requiring additional support and rehabilitation on discharge from hospital, and those in the community who need increased care or therapy input. Assessments are holistic and focused on maximising independence at every stage.

The post is full time, working in Worcester/Malvern or Redditch/Bromsgrove, with a min of 30 hours over 4 days accepted.

Main duties of the job

As a member of the reablement team, you will work closely with therapists and social care teams, having the unique opportunity to experience both sectors whilst with us.

You will perform holistic, goal focused, patient centred assessments, and develop thorough treatment programmes to meet the goals. You will manage a varied caseload, spanning all Physiotherapy specialities.

You will work closely with both health and social care colleagues, in a blended approach to patient care. Physiotherapists, nurses, occupational therapists, therapy assistants and social care staff undertake collaborative working on a daily basis to ensure that all patient needs are met. Regular clinical supervision and professional support are provided. We positively encourage any special interests which complement the patient demographic that we see

You will be supported in developing leadership skills and widening your Clinical knowledge to be able to reach Band 6 Level through an individualised plan.

About us

We are community hospitals, neighbourhood teams and community health services across Worcestershire and the provider of Mental Health and Learning Disability services across both Herefordshire and Worcestershire. We work in partnership with other organisations to keep our community well at home for as long as possible.

We provide services for people of all ages, across a range of settings, experiencing both physical and/or mental health conditions.

We have an open and supportive culture, recognised by the CQC and other external regulators. We want you to thrive, offering you every opportunity to develop. We will support you; help you fulfil your ambitions with a varied and flexible training programme; and empower you to make positive changes within your team or service. We endeavour to offer an attractive work-life balance, with flexibility in our approach to help you get the most out of your career.

We provide our staff with direct access to a wealth of resources to support their wellbeing, from our Staff Mental Health and Wellbeing Hub, to wellbeing festivals or access to free online exercise classes.

At the core of our values, we are committed to equality, diversity, inclusion and human rights. We take every opportunity to strengthen our approach to equality and diversity in delivering best patient care and the employment of our staff.

We would encourage you to visit the Trusts Recruitment Microsite, click the Employer Website link.

Job description Job responsibilities

For full details of the duties and criteria for the role please refer to the job description and person specification attached.

Person Specification Knowledge Essential
  • Good knowledge of physiotherapy in relevant areas
  • Awareness of audit
  • Awareness of research processes
  • Knowledge of IT skills
Additional Criteria Essential
  • Able to meet the travel requirements of the role and hold a Current full driving licence
Qualifications Essential
  • Diploma / Degree in Physiotherapy
  • HPC registration
Experience Essential
  • Experience of working in a variety of specialties
  • Equipment and adaptations experience as a student or band 5 therapist

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
Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
County Hall G3, Reablement Team

Spetchley Road



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