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Highly Specialised Community Neuro Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 779-AS-920741

Employer:
Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Community Neuro-rehabilitation for adults
Location:
Richmond Rehabilitation unit, Richmond
Salary:
£31,696 - £41,787 plus 15

Who we are

Hounslow & Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust (HRCH) is responsible for providing community health service for over 500,000 people living across the London Boroughs of Hounslow and Richmond-Upon-Thames.

Community Healthcare covers most of the services that are provided outside of hospital or GP surgeries. We are passionate about delivering high quality care and provide a range of services for both adults and children including community nursing, health visiting, physiotherapy, nutrition and dietetics, health promotion and stop smoking services, speech and language therapy and occupational therapy. We also provide some specialist services such as audiology, neuro-rehabilitation, continence services and continuing care.

Some of our services such as the Walk-in Centre at Teddington Memorial Hospital and the Hounslow Urgent Care Centre attract patients from nearby boroughs and we also run services further afield such as the LiveWell and stop smoking services in the London boroughs of Sutton and Merton.

Our Mission

Providing care and services that we and our families would want to use.


Highly Specialist Physiotherapist in Community Neuro-rehabilitation

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Part-Time Physiotherapist with highly specialist skills in Community Neuro-rehabilitation to join our existing team. A vacancy has arisen because of a promotion for the present post holder. Richmond CNRT/ESD offers a multi-disciplinary approach which meets the needs of patients with Neurological conditions, including opportunities to work with people discharged home early following a stroke. You need to be a physiotherapist who has experience in Community neuro-rehabilitation as well as supervisory and teaching skills. You will have the opportunity to work at Richmond Rehabilitation Unit, as well as in patients’ own homes and other appropriate settings to facilitate rehabilitation. Supervision of Band 5 and Band 6 Physiotherapists, Assistants and Students at all levels is a requirement of the post.

Candidates should have:



    • HCPC Registration

    • A car, and be prepared to use it for work (keen cyclists also considered)

    • Relevant post graduate practical experience in the NHS as a band 6 Physiotherapist including experience working in neuro-rehabilitation and people with long term conditions including



Successful candidates for this post will need to be self- motivated, forward thinking and committed to this area of specialism with experience and skills as outlined in the personal specification. Excellent time management is required. Support and personal development is given through an established supervision and appraisal structure. The department also has a protected time policy to support continual professional development.



For further details / informal visits contact:

Erica Momcilovic, Clinical Manager Richmond CNRT/ESD on 020 8614 7350 / 7377 /07909525315 or email: erica.momcilovic@hrch.nhs.uk




The closing date given is a guide only. There may be occasions where we have to close a vacancy once a sufficient amount of applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible.

All correspondence relating to vacancies will be via email and therefore applicants are advised to check their email accounts regularly. Some servers automatically send emails to your junk mail so please check this as well as your in-box.

Email notifications will be sent to you via TRAC which is an online application management system and not via NHS Jobs.

Hounslow & Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

Please note that this post is subject to a 3 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare Trust, this will not apply.

Learning and Development

Education, training and development of our staff are central to the Trust’s ability to provide high quality healthcare services. We are proud of our commitment to staff learning and development and have supported many of our staff to make a real difference through their academic and learning achievements. We believe it is important to support the continuing learning and development of all our employees.

Our commitment to our staff has also been acknowledged in the National Staff Survey for our top staff engagement rates, providing excellent training and best place to work or receive care.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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