Community Physiotherapist

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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£22,128 - £28,746 p.a
26/03/2018 23:59

From 1st October 2017, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has joined together to create a new Foundation Trust which has been named Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. 

Our new organisation will provide a single hospital service across the city of Manchester and in 12- 18 months will also include the services currently provided by North Manchester General Hospital.  These changes will make a real difference to the health outcomes and quality of life for the people of Manchester.  That’s why this really is an extremely exciting and challenging period in the delivery of health and social care in Greater Manchester and one that provides a wealth career opportunities for great people right across our Group. 

Based within the Integrated Community Rehabilitation Service the role involves working with a team of physiotherapists, occupational therapists and therapy assistants, seeing patients in their own homes and other community settings across the areas of south Manchester.

Responsibilities includes managing a caseload of patients referred to the service with a diverse range of conditions and multiple pathologies. The role will involve assessing, planning and implementing care whilst promoting independence to ensure patients can remain in their own home.

This is an ideal opportunity for a physiotherapist who has completed their basic rotation and is now looking to expand their clinical skills in a community setting. You will work with our senior physiotherapy staff in providing high quality patient centered approach to rehabilitation.

The post offers good opportunities to develop experience and skills, including a varied caseload, regular clinical supervision and support from physiotherapy clinical team leaders, with participation in the in- service training programme.

Good IT, written and verbal communication skills are important as the post holder will be required to liaise with a wide range of health care professionals, patients and carers. Applicants will need to be flexible, able to work alone and as part of a team

The role will require a flexible approach to working including some weekends and Bank Holidays

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to drive, have a car suitable for business purposes,

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Cath Roberts

Community therapy lead

07813 339515

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 291 4053