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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/03/2019.

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Senior Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 779-HS-1511769-A

Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust
CRS, Heart of Hounslow, Teddington
£22,535 - £24,517 pa incl HACS

Who we are

At HRCH, we only want to provide the type of outstanding care that we would recommend to our family and friends.

We provide community healthcare and urgent treatment services for over 515,000 people living across the London boroughs of Hounslow and Richmond-Upon-Thames.

In the latest NHS Staff Survey results for community trusts, we had the highest percentage of staff in the country who felt their role made a difference to patients. We also had top scores for satisfaction with the quality of care staff can deliver.

In 2018 we were named ‘Best Place to Work for Employee Satisfaction’ by the Nursing Times and won the HSJ Workforce Award.

Our job is all about people and we believe that staff who feel valued and supported deliver better outcomes for our patients, so we invest in our people and their ideas.

With some of the best career development, staff wellbeing and flexible working opportunities around, you will be well looked after so that you can make a positive difference to the lives of people in our community.

An exciting opportunities have arisen for a committed and enthusiastic individual to work within Community Recovery Service as a Band 6 Senior Physiotherapist general rehabilitation.


These posts offer exciting opportunities to work within our forward thinking service which is an integrated community service working across health and social care. The successful candidates will be part of a large, supportive rehabilitation Service based at the Heart of Hounslow Centre for Health.


The team provides client-centred rehabilitation with opportunities to work across


    • General Rehabilitation


    • Discharge to access / Reablement service


    • Neuro-rehabilitation


This setting will allow the successful applicant to further develop a breadth of clinical skills with clients who often have a complex presentation, as well as consolidate the necessary skills required for specialised practice. There is a strong focus on personal and service development and you will be given opportunities to participate in in-service training programme and external training where appropriate. We also have highly experienced clinicians within the team who are keen to support your on-going personal and professional development including managerial skills. There will also be opportunity to participate in research and audit activities as well as evidence based practice development activities.


You will benefit from close links with the Integrated Community Response Service, In-patient Rehabilitation Teams, Acute hospital Teams as well as colleagues in social care. If this sounds like the kind of opportunity you are looking for, we are looking forward to receiving your application. Travel is an integral part of the post so applicants should poses ability and willingness to travel across the borough for work purposes.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits please contact:


Mahendra Mali (Clinical Lead Physiotherapists), Felice Fisher (Clinical Lead Occupational therapist) on 0203 771 6200


Closing Date for Applications: 29/03/19


Interview Date: Week commencing 08/04/19

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be occasions where we have to close a vacancy once a sufficient amount of applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system (TRAC Recruitment System). All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. The Trust will comply with its obligations under the GDPR and other data protection legislation.

Please note that this post is subject to a 3 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare Trust, this will not apply.

Hounslow & Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust uses identification scanning technology to confirm the authenticity of key documents such as Passports, Driving Licenses etc. It is a condition of appointment that all prospective employees of HRCH have their original documents verified using this technology.

Hounslow & Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.


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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