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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/07/2021.

Senior Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 824-NORTH-7775-A

Employer:
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Physiotherapy
Location:
Barnet, London
Salary:
£36,070 - £42,712 PA inc. HCAS

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster and Hertfordshire - Watford, St Albans, Potters Bar, Hemel Hempstead, Harpenden.

We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.


Learning Disabilities Physiotherapist (Band 6)

 

Do you want to be part of a team dedicated to improving the lives of people with a learning disability? Do you have experience in postural care or are interested in supporting people with body asymmetry?

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Band 6 Physiotherapist to join our Barnet Learning Disability Service who pride themselves in driving change and improving lives! As part of an integrated service you will have access to a supportive multidisciplinary health and social care team, helping you achieve your development objectives whilst delivering excellent clinical care.

You will be part of a friendly and dynamic team and can expect to utilise your knowledge, skills and experience by promoting quality care. The caseload comprises adults with learning disabilities and additional complex needs including, neuromuscular disorders e.g. Cerebral Palsy, genetic syndromes, mobility and movement difficulties and sensory processing disorders. These complex needs often require postural management solutions including wheelchairs, seating, sleep systems and orthotics. We are using virtual assessment some of the time in this period of Covid.

You will support evidence-based practice and values-centred approaches and be able to work independently and autonomously but also jointly with other therapists and with external agencies and company reps. You will be utilising clinical assessment skills and demonstrating sound clinical decision making. You will have some experience in rehabilitation and neurology and some experience of working with people with a Learning Disability.

You will not only carry a varied caseload, but you will have the support of and work with a small but very experienced physiotherapy team. The role also involves supporting the Team with the Dementia Pathway and be a Falls Champion as well as be involved in complex health management. You should be an excellent communicator and have a desire to work within a community setting, including day centres and colleges, as well as peoples’ homes.

We welcome applications for part time working as well as for full time.

 




Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London – (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T&C’s apply
  • Car lease scheme *T&C’s apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BAME and LGBTQI networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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