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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/06/2022.

Band 6 Senior Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 313-A-22-117762-CS1

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
£32,306 - £39,027 pa

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 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 6 Physiotherapist to join our in-patients service at one of our community hospitals based within Coalville.

Ward 2 is a sub-acute, medical step down and short stay rehabilitation ward within Coalville Community Hospital, caring predominantly for frail elderly and/or medically unwell patients.

The successful candidate will be required to manage a case load with a wide range of conditions and complexities within a busy ward environment. Excellent organisational, communication and team working skills are required for this post along with the ability to support and train other members of the team.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a Degree / Diploma in Physiotherapy.
  • Be registered with the HCPC.
  • Have relevant NHS experience either pre or post qualification.
  • Have a broad base of knowledge and experience in the field of Physiotherapy.
  • Be able to prioritise and manage their own workload.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Be able to work sensitively and effectively with patients and their carer’s.
  • Be able to work well both individually and as part of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Be able to carry out moderate to intense physical effort throughout the working day.
  • Have evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Be able to be flexible to meet the needs of the service.

TRUST: A firm belief in the reliability, truth, or ability of someone

RESPECT: A due regard of the feelings, wishes and rights of others

COMPASSION: Be motivated to go the extra mile to help the physical, mental and emotional pain of others and yourself.

INTEGRITY: The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles

The Trust is progressing toward a seven-day week working pattern; consequently, the post holder must be prepared to work the weekly contracted hours over a 7-day rotation in accordance with the needs of the service.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Cathy Booth (Therapy Lead) on 07585 986292.



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

For rostered areas, 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 new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed 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.

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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