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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/04/2021.

Band 6 Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 313-A-21-93323-CS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
£31,365 - £37,890 pa

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Community Learning Disability Physiotherapist - Leicester

Are you an experienced, self-motivated Physiotherapist looking for an opportunity to work in the Community? If you can say “Yes”, then read on – we want to hear from you! We are looking for a Physiotherapist who is keen to gain experience in Adult Learning Disabilities and who wishes to develop their clinical skills and specialise in this area.

The Role:

Whilst a full Job and Person specification is attached to this vacancy, key elements include (but aren't limited to):

  • To provide assessment and treatment to patients with learning disabilities across 3 clinical physiotherapy pathways: mobility/falls; postural management and rehabilitation.

  • This role includes many aspects of physiotherapy including postural management, neuro –rehabilitation, orthopaedics and general rehabilitation, making this a varied and interesting role.

  • Take a lead and work in partnership with other members of the multidisciplinary team in the delivery of holistic healthcare within the clinical care pathways.

  • Provide advice on the Physiotherapy management/health needs to clients, parents, carers, Health and Social Service Professionals, advocates etc.

  • Work closely with the client and all involved in their care to incorporate Physiotherapy management into daily activities. To enable client to optimise their functional abilities

    The successful applicant:

  • Should have broad based clinical experience, problem solving skills, excellent communication and an interest in this client group.

  • Should have an interest developing the service to meet the needs of local communities.

  • Should be self-disciplined and be able to manage your own caseload, using evidence based decision making to prioritise your work

    The Team

    We are a forward thinking pro-active team that is committed to the provision of evidence-based practice and personal and professional development.

    There is experienced support (a band 7 Team Leader) and the opportunity to be involved in student education, clinical audit and research.

    Interviews are scheduled for 29th April for successful shortlisted applicants and will be carried out remotely via Microsoft Teams.

    If you want to discuss the role in more detail, please feel free to contact Lucy Payne on 07500 078396 or alternatively email your enquiry to

    We look forward to hearing from you!

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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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.

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