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37.5 hours per week
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£30,401 - £37,267 pa plus HCAS
22/09/2019 23:59

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

Band 5 looking to progress your career? Are you a Band 6 looking for a new exciting opportunity? We are seeking a motivated and dynamic Band 6 Physiotherapist with a passion for general physical rehabilitation to work within NELFT’s London based Intensive Rehabilitation Service (IRS).

The IRS is a large multidisciplinary community team which offers an alternative to hospital bed-based rehabilitation, supporting patients to recover at home within their own environment.  The IRS work closely with the Inpatient rehabilitation services and acute partners to enable early facilitated discharges whilst supporting patients through an intensive rehabilitation programme. As part of the Band 6 team within IRS, you will manage your own caseload of community patients as well as help support the other therapists in IRS, providing training, supervision and joint sessions.

There is an expectation to join the weekend rota.

 We can offer excellent work - life balance and benefits including:

·       Protected CPD time with a diverse In Service Training Programme

·       Regular supervision

·       NHS pension

·       Close transport links into London

  • Opportunity for service development and audit
  • Flexibility within our 7 day working services
  • Agile working devices to support community based working
  • High cost area supplement of 15% of the basic salary (minimum of £4,560 to a max of £4,743)
  • Salary Sacrifice car scheme
  • Childcare support and vouchers

If you are interested in coming to work for NELFT and meet our criteria we would we would welcome your application.

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff)

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are successful at interview for this post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment.  As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focusing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes.  The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham Essex.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information please contact Christopher Zajdel, via email: