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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/09/2021.

Highly Specialist Physiotherapist in Falls

Job Reference: 824-INNER-9754-A

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Falls Prevention Westminster, London
£47,154 - £52,936

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.

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our renowned Falls Prevention Service within CLCH. The service sees residents of Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea and Hammersmith & Fulham who have a history of falls or who are at risk of falls. We offer comprehensive assessment within AHP-led and Consultant Geriatrician-led falls clinics and clients’ own homes, and deliver evidence based strength and balance classes as well as one to one rehabilitation.

We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic B7 Physiotherapist, who is passionate about the care of older people and who has experience in managing people at risk of falls in a variety of clinical settings.

The post holder will be a Team Lead for a team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Rehabilitation Assistants and will deputise for and be supported by the Falls Clinical Lead. They will take an active part in the continued development of the service through quality improvement projects.

The post holder will work within professional standards and clinical guidelines to promote best practice and will undertake all aspects of clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner. The post holder will build up and maintain key relationships with referring services across CLCH and will be responsible for supervision of junior staff, rehabilitation assistants and Physiotherapy students.

Come join us and be part of a team that is at the cutting edge of evidence based falls prevention management with a national reputation for excellence, that prides itself on delivering high quality care and creating a positive, friendly working environment.

We are seeking a full-time post holder however will consider part-time if appropriate.

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 BAME 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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