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Community Neuro Physiotherapist

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Community Neuro Physiotherapist
Job Ref: RB011
Location: Cedars Unit, Tolworth Hospital

Your Healthcare Community Interest Company (CIC), London’s first former NHS provider to become a social enterprise in 2010 is at the forefront of a new and emerging group of public sector mutuals. We are a highly successful and acclaimed CIC providing community health and social care in and around the Kingston-upon-Thames and Richmond areas. As a dynamic and progressive organisation we provide and invest in, a wide range of community based health and social care services for local people, when and where they need them.

Staffed with former NHS employees, we work in partnership with the individuals who use our services, their carers, the local community, Kingston Clinical Commissioning Group, local GPs, NHS England, Richmond Clinical Commissioning Group, Royal Borough of Kingston, London Borough of Richmond, Age Concern Kingston and other third party providers to deliver co-ordinated healthcare services.

In joining Your Healthcare, you will be working with us and our local community to continually grow and develop into an organisation that both staff and service users can value, delivering high level integrated care and support.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Band 6 Community Neuro Physiotherapist for our Community Neuro Rehabilitation team based at the Cedars Unit, Tolworth Hospital. This is an exciting opportunity to enhance and develop your expertise within neurology, including Early Supported Discharge (ESD) for Stroke and a full range of long term neurological conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Spinal Cord Injuries, Head Injuries, Motor Neurone Disease.

Working within a dynamic and friendly multidisciplinary team of PTs, OTs, SLTs, Dieticians and a Psychologist, you will have a wide-ranging clinical caseload delivering specialist rehabilitation in the community and in an outpatients setting at Cedars Unit, Tolworth Hospital.

As we are a developing team, you will have the opportunity to work in partnership with our service users to design and deliver clinical services. You will be working to deliver these high quality services to Kingston residents supported by highly skilled Band 7s.

In-line with our existing models of integration, the team delivers its service in combination with other NHS and 3rd sector organisations and you will have the opportunity to work with other specialist healthcare services including the Spasticity Clinic, Orthotists, Wheelchair Services, MS Nurse, PD Nurse and the MNDA. The Community Neuro Rehabilitation Team is part of a wider therapies team, headed by a Senior Therapist, providing services to the local community.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven clinical skills in neurological rehabilitation
  • Excellent communication and team working skills
  • Expertise in managing and treating a range of complex patients with multiple pathologies
  • Be forward thinking and able to thrive in a changing environment
  • Be willing to participate in service development opportunities
  • Access to a vehicle for work purposes

The organisation offers:
- Agenda for Change terms and conditions
- Access to the NHS Pension Scheme
- Commitment to continuing professional development (CPD) including funded
- CPD opportunities
- Training and supervision
- Career Development
- Flexible working
- A range of staff benefits and discounts

To discuss any aspect of this role informally please contact:
Darren Beales, Community Neuro Rehabilitation Team Lead
T:  ( Phone number removed ) 
E: ( Email address removed )

Due to the post holder having access to children or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

In line with the majority of NHS organisations in London, we would not normally pay travelling expenses for interviewees.

Your Healthcare CIC reserves the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised closing date if a high number of applications are received. If you are interested in this role, please submit your application as soon as possible.

If you are successful at interview, please note we will take up references covering your last 3 years’ work history.

CLOSING DATE: 25th October 2016

INTERVIEWS: 7th November 2016


Your Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Applications for this post will be processed as quickly as possible. However, if you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Applicants are advised to regularly check their NHS Jobs account as candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be notified via email using this facility.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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