Senior Community Physiotherapist

19 Nov 2020
29 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 6

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

Our multidisciplinary Community Therapy team provides a seven day service:
  • A rapid response to people in the community who are experiencing acute episodes of ill-health
  • A supported discharge service to facilitate timely hospital discharges
  • Intermediate term rehabilitation for people with a diverse range of conditions that reduce mobility and function
  • Community rehabilitation to improve quality of life for people with long term conditions and frailty

We are looking for a Band 6 Senior Community Physiotherapist to join our newly developed and expanding Community Therapy team. The post holder will assess, treat and monitor patients within their own homes. They will need to have experience of working within a variety of clinical settings, particularly the community. Being a car driver and competence in lone working is essential.

Both full time and job share posts will be considered.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

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.

Documents to download
  • Job Description & Person Spec ( PDF , 493.1 KB )
  • Person Specification ( PDF , 486.5 KB )
  • Supplementary Information ( PDF , 28.9 KB )
  • About Us ( PDF , 743.4 KB )
  • Staff Benefits Brochure ( PDF , 484.5 KB )

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