Rotational Band 5 Physiotherapist

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
South West
St Martin's Hospital, Midford Road, Bath
£28,408 to £35,791 per annum
Salary Description:
£28408 - £35791
HCRG Care Group
Job Ref:

To provide physiotherapy assessments and treatments in a variety of clinical locations on a 6 monthly rotational basis.  Rotations currently include: two MSK outpatient clinics, two community Re-Ablement teams, two in-patients community hospitals (Bath and Paulton), Clara Cross Centre (Falls Clinic and Movement Disorders Clinic), Complex Needs and Community Neuro and Stroke Service.  There are also two rotations into our local District General Hospital, The Royal United Hospital, Bath.

To maintain and further develop professional standards, skills, knowledge, and strive to empower service users to reach their full potential following injury or illness.  For some clinical areas, to participate in evening and weekend work.

To undertake clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner, working within a supervisory structure and participating in supervision and training as required.

Band 5 Rotational Physiotherapists will be for a 6-month period, based in community settings around Bath & North East Somerset.  There is the possibility to rotate into our local District General Hospital, The Royal United Hospital, Bath. 
Package DescriptionAs a Rotational band 5 Physiotherapist, you’ll be part of our valued team in Bath & North East Somerset


You will feel valued as a Rotational Band 5 Physiotherapist within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including: 

Salary of £28,407 with NHS Pension and full Agenda for Change terms and conditions
Free tea and coffee at your base location
Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on every day purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling
Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise
An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year 
The pride of working for an organisation committed to the highest clinical and quality standards: with a majority of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission

Main Responsibilities
To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of own work. To manage a patient caseload, minimizing clinical risk and ensuring a high standard of care.
To carry out physiotherapy assessments, treatment planning and implementation to a high standard, evaluating and modifying your input as appropriate.
To communicate effectively with patients and carers, in order to gain informed consent, achieve accurate assessment, to facilitate patient choice and maximize patient engagement.
To communicate effectively with colleagues of all professions and with other agencies to achieve goals, including effective discharges. To ensure that confidentiality standards are maintained

The Ideal Candidate·         To be a skilled practitioner, demonstrating clinical expertise in respiratory practice.

·         To undertake comprehensive assessments and examinations of patients including those who may have diverse and complex presentations or multiple pathologies, using advanced assessment techniques.  Adapting and prescribing treatment programmes according to patient need.

·         To accept clinical responsibility for a designated specialist caseload of patients and to organise this effectively and efficiently with regard to clinical priorities and use of time.

·         To formulate and deliver treatment programme based on a sound knowledge of evidence based practice and treatment options using clinical assessment, reasoning skills and knowledge of treatment skills.

·         Car driver with valid UK driving licence.
About The CompanyWe change lives by transforming health and care. 

Established in 2006, we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do. 

We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.

While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.

As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy. 

Contact Details:
HCRG Care Group
Tel: 03002471111
Contact: Careers Team (NW)

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