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Band 5 to Band 7 Physio/OT

Job Reference: J11-42411-12-PHYSIO-OT

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Bury Community Physio/ OT Therapy Team
Agenda for Change (AFC)

Job Title and Grade:Band 5 to Band 7 Physio/OT

Location/Trust: Northern Care Alliance NHS Group - Radcliffe Primary Care Trust

Department Covered: Bury Community Physio/ OT Therapy Team

Placement Ref/ID: 42411/42412


The Role:

We have long term placement opportunities available for Band 5 to Band 7 Physio/OTavailable at Northern Care Alliance NHS Group - Radcliffe Primary Care Trust, specifically providing the following:

The Northern Care Alliance is an NHS Group formed by bringing together two NHS Trusts, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

The NCAGroup provides a range of healthcare services including five hospitals and associated community services - Salford Royal, The Royal Oldham Hospital, Fairfield General Hospital in Bury andRochdale Infirmary.

This is a post in a busy Community Physiotherapy/ Occupational Therapy Team. Ideally, we are keen to recruit both an OT and Physio to support the demands on both services for Palliative Care assessment/ intervention.

Palliative Care: Community physiotherapist / Occupational therapist.

  • Work as part of the community physiotherapy / Occupational Therapy team to manage the Therapy needs of patients referred for Palliative Care.
  • To adopt a Multidisciplinary approach to practice, working closely with Nursing and AHP colleagues in the Specialist Palliative care Team.
  • Maintain accurate and contemporaneous notes on electronic and paper systems as required
  • Maintain confidentiality in line with Trust policy
  • You will need to be a car driver with your own transport


To apply for this post, you will:

  • Diploma/Degree in OT/Physiotherapy
  • HCPC Registration
  • Appropriate relevant post grad experience working in a community setting
  • Evidence of working in a community team
  • Evidence of working with clients with rehabilitation needs
  • Knowledge of current best practice in rehabilitation
  • Good level of skill in handling patients with rehabilitation needs
  • Ability to undertake appropriate therapy assessments relevant to the clinical specialty
  • Current UK Valid Driving License
  • Appointments to regulated and controlled activities require an enhanced DBS disclosure and registration with the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA), Vetting and Barring Scheme


  • To carry out appropriate assessment and treatment of allocated patients.
  • To gain consent, undertake assessment, make clinical judgement, and formulate and implement treatment plans with support from Senior Physiotherapists/OT, when required
  • To formulate, implement and evaluate treatment plans in response to assessment and need
  • To work in close liaison with other disciplines involved in the care and treatment of patients allocated to you
  • To provide clinical support to Community Physio/OT Services across specialties. Working flexibly to meet service requirements. This may include Enhanced Intermediate Care / Palliative Care / Rheumatology under the guidance of senior clinicians
  • To be aware of resources / services available to patients within and outside the Physio/Occupational Therapy Service and how to gain access to these; referring on as required
  • To attend appropriate clinical meetings
  • To participate in supervision and training
  • To provide in-service training
  • To maintain strict confidentiality regarding any information concerning patients.
  • To be aware of and adopt correct procedures and departmental policies when treating patients, dealing with visitors, students, and other staff
  • To establish and maintain professional relationships with patients, their relations, and friends and to support and promote patients’ rights and identity

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: –

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Flexible working options
  • Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 03330 144 370
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades, and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

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Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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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