Community Physiotherapist

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Due to maternity leave, we are recruiting for a part time (30.0 hours) Band 6 Physiotherapist to join the Therapy Team within the Dereham and Watton (Mid Norfolk and Breckland) Community Nursing and Therapy Team based at Dereham Hospital. This post will be a fixed term contract for 12 months.

We are looking for someone who is committed to the delivery of high quality, client-led care. This is an opportunity to work within a dynamic multidisciplinary team, covering a varied caseload within the Community setting. They will link closely with a large and increasingly integrated acute and community team for adults with a broad range of presentations, including falls, orthopaedic trauma, frailty, and long term conditions including neurology, rheumatology, and dementia.

This post provides an exciting opportunity for an applicant looking to build on a broad clinical skill base, who has excellent communication skills, along with complex problem solving skills to provide quality outcomes for patients. You will be expected to work in an integrated way with our partners in health and social care, whilst adhering to the Trust’s Behaviour Framework.

You will be based at Dereham Hospital and have supervisory responsibilities for a Band 4 Assistant practitioners within the Team.

The post is suitable either for an existing band 6 Physiotherapist or experienced band 5 seeking a developmental role. You should be motivated, adaptable and willing to work within a changing environment. Experience with supervision of junior staff and students are desirable.

Support is provided by the multidisciplinary team comprising of an Occupational Therapist and Healthcare Assistant, Social Worker and nursing colleagues along with the Community Team.

In addition, you will have regular contact and supervision with the Physiotherapy Clinical Lead based within the Wymondham Therapy Team.

Continuing professional development is actively supported. We have regular clinical supervision, peer support, personal development reviews, In-service training and quarterly meetings with the Physiotherapists in the South locality at the Physiotherapy Forums.

Apply now to join an organisation that has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the highest possible rating and the first stand-alone NHS community trust in the country to be awarded the title.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameKath AmblinJob titleClinical Lead PhysiotherapistEmail addresskathryn.amblin@nchc.nhs.ukTelephone numberAdditional contact information

Sarah .Goddard@nchc.nhs.uk -

Reference: 40881090

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