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Job Reference: 222-LS-812-PU-A

West London NHS Trust
Allied Health Professionals
Short Term Rehabilitation CIS, Hammersmith and Fulham
£33,660 to £43,307 pa inc hcas

West London NHS Trust is one of the most diverse providers of NHS mental and physical care in the UK. We are rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission and ‘outstanding’ for caring and our forensic services.

We are here to care for people with mental and physical illness, helping them to recover and go on to lead full and productive lives. We aim to be the best organisation of our kind in the country.

We provide care and treatment for children, adults and older people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow, delivering services in the community (at home, in GP surgeries, care homes), hospital, specialist clinics and forensic (secure) units.

Our physical healthcare services include intermediate care services in Hammersmith & Fulham as part of the Community Independence Service partnership.

Our national, specialist and forensic services include:

  • Medium secure services on the St Bernard’s Hospital site in Ealing
  • Services for people with complex and severe personality disorder at the Cassel Hospital in Richmond
  • High secure services at Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire

We are a teaching Trust with a growing research portfolio, working with academic and industry partners.

Our 3400 staff are dedicated to improving lives, working with patients, service users, carers, families and partners across the communities we serve.

Band 6 Physiotherapist




Join us and be part of a committed and caring team on the next part of our journey to make Hammersmith & Fulham a great place to grow old. Due to an internal promotion, the Community Independence Service (CIS) has an opportunity for a Band 6 physiotherapy to join our rehabilitation team, working on falls prevention, frailty management and dementias to name a few.




We are achieving excellent results in community rehabilitation and admission avoidance for the people of Hammersmith and Fulham and are part of a wider community independence service offered in Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. Check out our twitter hashtag #3BCIS for up to date news and views.


As a band 6 Physiotherapist you will provide an integrated Health & Social Care service for people at home who are at risk of being admitted to hospital unnecessarily, providing Community Rehabilitation, Rapid Response, Reablement and Supported discharge. You will be working closely with our acute partners, such as Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.




Successful candidates will enjoy the rewards of working with a client group for whom they will make a significant difference every day, and will experience the strong motivation of being part of a supportive multi-agency effort which includes medical, nursing, allied health professional, social care and reablement staff.




Our provider partnership includes: Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust and West London NHS Trust, who together have significant experience of providing similar services in Hillingdon, Camden, and Milton Keynes (CNWL) and Ealing (WLMHT and CNWL in partnership) and these services are highly valued by our clients and commissioners alike.




We value our staff as much as our patients and place a strong focus on the development of our workforce, with comprehensive statutory and mandatory training to support for higher level learning in partnership with local Higher Education Institutions and Health Education England, disciplinary and AHP forums. WLNHS Trust also have extensive internal training opportunities and acknowledge staff’s contributions through monthly and annual quality and AHP awards.

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For further details / informal visits, please contact (; Tel: 07834 390  332).  



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We reserve the right to close adverts prior to the closing date stated should we receive a high volume of applications. If you do not hear back from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

All staff identified as at-risk and who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly.

We offer Relocation packages for some positions (including Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses) - a relocation allowance of up to £8000 is offered for those who meet a required criteria.

Registered Nurses are required to produce their current NMC Revalidation documents/Portfolio at the assessment centre for verification, unless you are a newly qualified nurse from University.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to West London NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, you will be required to undergo a pre-employment check which can take between 4-8 weeks. After which your information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Please ensure you include professional email addresses and contact numbers for your referees which MUST be at supervisory or managerial capacity covering the last 3 years of employment to date to avoid delay in the recruitment process. If your current/most recent organisation is an NHS trust, we will be requesting one reference from your current line manager/HR department.

West London NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults, eliminating discrimination for all groups and achieving equality of opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief and sexuality. We aim to create a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve at all levels of seniority within the Trust. We are therefore particularly interested in receiving applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds’.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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