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Band 6 Physiotherapist

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We're looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Band 6 Physiotherapist to join our exciting Rapid Response and Intermediate Care Team to assess and treat patients within the local community. The Physiotherapist would be working closely with Physiotherapy colleagues as well as working collaboratively with our Occupational Therapists, Nurses and Support Worker colleagues. 

The service operates 7 days a week 8am till 8pm, and so includes weekend and bank holiday working.

The team is headed by the Clinical Service Manager for Swale Rapid Response and Intermediate Care, and has 3x Clinical leads in post for nursing, physiotherapy, and occupational therapy.  They provide line management and clinical support to the team.

Main Responsibility

Within this role, you will:  

  • Work within Rapid Response and Intermediate Care across the Swale locality
  • Complete complex holistic initial assessments with patients with a wide range of physical conditions
  • Triage patient referrals from a variety of sources 
  • Liaise with family members, carers, and wider support services  
  • Devise and review care plans 
  • Delegate rehabilitation programmes to support worker colleagues
  • Complete follow up visits with patients 
  • Attend and participate in clinical meetings, team meetings, service development workstreams.
  • Provide training and clinical support to colleagues
  • Offer and support student placements from local universities
  • Supervise and appraise staff within your line management.

The Ideal Candidate

This is an opportunity to put your Degree in Physiotherapy and previous work experience to great use. You will have a full driving license with access to a car, you will be motivating, innovative and adaptable, with the ability to work flexibly across specialities as need arises, holding the HCPC (Physiotherapist) registration. With strong communication and organisation skills, and a flexible approach you will ensure delivery of positive experiences to patients at every stage of their healthcare journey.  You will also take an active role in supporting and developing colleagues through sharing of knowledge and experience and within the formal supervision and appraisal processes.

We are also able to support any return to practice therapists, in line with the CSP and HCP return to practice guidance and registration process.

You will also need to be confident using IT systems and be able to demonstrate working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel.

Package Description

As a Band 6 Physiotherapist, you’ll be part of our valued team at Sheppey Community Hospital

You will feel valued as a Band 6 Physiotherapist within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including: 

  • £35,392 - £42,618 Band 6 Salary with NHS Pension and full Agenda for Change terms and conditions
  • Plentiful onsite parking
  • Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on everyday 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
  • Free tea, coffee, and milk at your base location 

About the Company

We 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. 


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