Job Description

Job Title and Grade: Physiotherapist Band 6

Pay Rates: Days: £19.38 P/H Saturdays/Nights: £25.19 P/H Sunday/Bank Hols: £31.00 P/H

Trust: Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust

Location: Tenbury

Are you registered Physiotherapist? Would you like a role with stability? Would you like the opportunity to work at various sites across the county? Do you want positively impact patient’s lives?

Physiotherapist Band 6

The Role:

Key Skills/Responsibilities: (Included but not limited to):

  • Be professionally and legally accountable and responsible for all aspects of own work, including the management of patients in your care. Ensure a very high standard of clinical care for the patients under your management and support junior staff to do likewise.
  • Communicate effectively with patients and carers to maximise rehabilitation potential and ensure understanding of condition.
  • Use communication tools (verbal and non-verbal) to gain informed consent from patients including where there are barriers to effective communication.
  • Assess capacity and have the ability to work within a legal framework with patients who lack the capacity to consent to treatment.
  • Undertake the comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of patients including those with a highly complex presentation, using investigative and analytical skills.
  • Formulate individualised management and treatment plans using clinical reasoning and utilise a wide range of treatment skills and options to deliver specialised programmes of care.
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of clinical governance and risk management and apply to work situation.
  • Accept clinical responsibility for a designated caseload of patients, to organise / triage this efficiently and effectively with regard to clinical priorities and use of time.
  • Be aware of Health and Safety aspects of your work and comply with any policies which may be required to maintain and improve the safety of your work area, including the prompt recording or reporting of incidents or accidents.
  • Actively participate in working parties within own area of speciality developing policy changes which will impact on service users.
  • Provide spontaneous and planned advice, teaching and instruction to relatives, carers and other professionals to promote understanding of the aims of physiotherapy and to ensure a consistent approach to patient care.
  • Provide specialist advice to physiotherapy colleagues regarding this clinical area.
  • Provide specialist advice, teaching and training to other members of MDT regarding physiotherapy management of patients.
  • Train, supervise and performance-manage more junior staff, technical instructors, assistants and students. This will include the use of formal appraisal documentation.
  • Participate in recruitment and selection procedures.
  • Carry out any other duties commensurate with the grade of the post.

In order to apply for a post, youmusthave a Minimum of 6 months UK (Private or NHS) Physiotherapy experience within the last 2 years and have a Valid HCPC Pin.

Benefits of working Bank

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits:

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
  • Support when you need it 24/7 365 day Service Centre on 03332 407 552
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts do not have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades, and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with Helenna Butler, Trust Recruitment Coordinator on 01905 681781 or [email protected]

We look forward to hearing from you soon.


Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.


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