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Senior Physiotherapist

Band 6

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Allied Health Professional
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Julian Hospital
£28,050 - £36,644 gross per annum
07/01/2019 23:59
Interview date

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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Physiotherapists (Mental Health)

Band 6 Posts available (Experienced Band 5 applications wishing to undertake a development role transitioning to a Band six also welcome)

We are seeking experienced Physiotherapists with a proven interest in Person centred and holistic care, to join our Older Person’s Mental Health Service within Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust. There is also the possibility of being involved in internal rotations within mental health and secondments with our neighbouring community and Acute Trusts

You will be working with inpatients at our Julian Hospital base but will also have the opportunity to work at our Carlton Court site near Lowestoft .

We are offering you the opportunity to work in a small, friendly and supportive team that will equip you with new knowledge and experience that will help to further build your career. We supply learning and development to meet the needs of the service users, individual, service and Trust

As a team we have the opportunity to work independently but come together as a team, by sharing our knowledge learnt and respecting each other by communicating effectively.

We hold regular team meetings and have monthly reflective days to enhance CPD. We attend AHP and MDT meetings that encourage staff to be open and honest, a forum to have your voice heard.

We already have Physio’s from different sectors who have joined the team. There is an area of interest for everyone to get involved with and enhance your career progression. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services to our service users

 The historical city of Norwich offers a unique base to explore the beautiful countryside and coasts of Norfolk. Benefits included with this role are:

  • Free car parking
  • NHS pension
  • a comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • career progression
  • starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • Staff Physiotherapy service
  • gym membership

NHS discounts and many more

We have permanent full time positions but there are opportunities for part-time and flexible working. (CSP membership essential)                                                                                                               

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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

Loretta Taylor on 01603 978369


If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421431