Senior Community Physiotherapist-Droitwich Ombersley & The Rurals NT

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year pro rata for part time
Closing date
3 Apr 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
If you a physiotherapist and who is looking for an exciting opportunity to use your clinical skills to make a difference, while working in a community environment, this is a fantastic opportunity to join the Droitwich, Ombersley and Rurals Neighbourhood Team (DOR). We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed full time /part time band 6 Physiotherapist to be based at Droitwich medical centre, which is situated close to junction 5/6 of M5, we also have another base in Tenbury located at the hospital, both offer free carparking. Our team covers 8 GP surgeries situated in the beautiful countryside of Worcestershire.

If you are looking for a role, where you can use your skills to make a difference then come and join our team, where nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Health Care Assistants, Advanced Clinical Practitioners, Nursing Associates and Administrators work together in our local Neighbourhood and alongside our GP partners to support people in their home environment

Main duties of the job

The role will require:

  • The ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels
  • Working flexibly to provide the service delivery need across the local area working37.5 hr a week 5 days per week ( 7.5hrs between 8:00am 18:00pm ,Monday to Sunday)
  • An enthusiastic, motivated, and innovative thinker to become part of a primary care facing community
  • The ability to work autonomously and manage your own case load whilst supervising others and working within a multi-disciplinary team
  • The ability to problem-solve and manage time effectively
  • Experience of working in a fast paced and varied environment
  • The ability to travel to deliver care services

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

The post holder will:

  • Behave consistently with the values and beliefs of the organisation and promote these on a day to day basis.
  • Work as an autonomous practitioner within an integrated team providing timely and expert professional assessment and treatment interventions to patients either in their own homes or other community settings. This will be achieved through a combination of hands on expert clinical skills and knowledge as a Physiotherapist to treat, educate and support patients and by working with patients and their families to assess, plan and implement appropriate care plans and treatment.
  • Provide case management for a designated caseload of patients) who have immediate and / or complex care needs.
  • Undertake the comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of patients including those with a highly complex presentation, using investigative and analytical skills. Formulate individualised management and treatment plans using clinical reasoning

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

Person Specification Skills & Abilities Essential
  • Ability to challenge poor behaviour
  • Role modelling good behaviour that supports teamworking
  • A positive attitude and able to act on feedback
  • Ability to praise and be supportive to others
  • High level of clinical skills
  • Time management and organisation skills
  • Ability to work independently and set own priorities
  • Teaching skills
Qualifications Essential
  • Degree / diploma in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registration
  • Evidence of relevant post graduate courses / Continual Professional Development maintained in portfolio
  • Clinical educators qualification
  • Relevant validated clinical courses
Experience Essential
  • A range of post graduate experience including work in a variety of specialities
  • Experience of caseload management and prioritisation
  • Experience of supervision of junior staff or students
  • Experience of delegation to qualified/ unqualified staff
  • Leadership skills
Knowledge Essential
  • High level of clinical knowledge and skill
  • Clinical Governance
  • Good knowledge of community services and care pathways
  • Health Improvement
  • Good working knowledge of positive risk taking and effective risk management strategies
  • Understanding of National and local health and social care strategies
  • Understanding of an Integrated Care System and the Neighbourhood Team role within the wider system.

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
Droitwich Medical Centre

Ombersley Street East




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