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Band 5 - Learning Disabilities Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 313-A-21-104942-EL

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
£25,655 to £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.

Band 5 - Community Learning Disability Physiotherapist

£25,655 to £31,534 (Full time, Part time)

Are you an enthusiastic Physiotherapist looking for an opportunity to work in the Community?

 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:

  • 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, neurorehabilitation, orthopaedics and general rehabilitation, making this a varied and interesting role.
  • To work in partnership with other members of the multidisciplinary team in the delivery of holistic healthcare.
  • Work closely with the client and all involved in their care to incorporate Physiotherapy management into daily activities: to enable the client to optimise their functional abilities.

The successful applicant:

Should have excellent communication and problem-solving skills and an interest in this client group.

You will need to be a car driver and have access to a car because you may need to carry equipment as part of this role,

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 (band 7 Team Leaders and experienced B6 support) and the opportunity to be involved in student education, clinical audit and research.

If you want to discuss the role in more detail, please feel free to contact:

Lucy Payne

Tel: 07500 078396



We look forward to hearing from you!


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.

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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.

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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.

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