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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/10/2021.

Band 5 Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 313-A-21-104082-KW

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
CHS Therapy
Leicester City and County
£25,655 - £31,534

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.

Are you a qualified Band 5 Physiotherapist, or due to qualify in 2021?

Would you like to work in a forward-thinking adult community therapy service within the vibrant city of Leicester or the beautiful countryside and market towns of Leicestershire?

Opportunities exist for static Band 5 posts within Community Therapy Services, Home First/Reablement Services.

Our therapy teams are well established and enthusiastic about delivering high quality services. We have regular In-Service Training sessions, 6 monthly Continuing Professional Development sessions for Band 5’s and opportunities to get involved with Quality Improvement projects.

We run a Preceptorship Programme for all newly qualified Band 5 therapists which include working through a Preceptorship programme and attending regular sessions for Preceptees to meet for support, learning and development.

You will be fully supported by senior staff, clinical leads and Therapy Professional Leads.

Car driver is essential for all community posts.

If you would like to find out more about these opportunities, please contact Sam Branston via in the first instance.

On your application form, please state which geographical location(s), and service(s) you wish to work and whether you are interested in a rotational or static post.

Anyone applied in the last 2 months need not re-apply

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

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information about applying and working for us are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

It is a statutory requirement for roles that involve work in care homes that staff are up to date with their Covid vaccination status to be able to work in that environment, unless the person has a valid medical exemption. Where a role requires this, they will need to demonstrate that they meet this requirement during the recruitment process.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

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

For all substantive roles the appointment of new staff (excluding medical staff) is subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. 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.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview over other candidates who apply for posts.

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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