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Physiotherapist - Rotational

Band 5

Main area
Physiotherapy Rotation
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Physiotherapy Rotation
£23,023 to £29,608 per annm
04/02/2019 23:59
Interview date

These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:

  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services
  • working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Please find attached the behaviour framework that underpins these values for this job role.



Previous Applicants need not apply

Job title: Rotational Physiotherapist

Base: West Berkshire Community Hospital (WBCH), Dellwood (Reading) or Wokingham Community Hospital

Band: 5

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Line Manager: Physiotherapy Professional Lead

Professional accountability: Physiotherapy Team Leaders

What’s special about this opportunity?

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust can provide you with a dynamic, people-centred environment, where you will be empowered to adopt a personalised approach to patient care, in a rewarding community environment and providing acute support at the Royal Berkshire Hospital. Our team have created a culture where everyone has a voice and where service users and staff collaborate to make positive change, maximising our clients’ independence, choice and control, following our philosophy of enabling people to reach and maintain their optimum level of health and wellbeing.

We value our employees and put people first. We will provide you with an excellent working environment that has just been recognised with a ‘Good’ rating overall, and as an ‘Outstanding’, well-led, organisation in our latest CQC inspection, which found that: ‘Managers across the Trust promoted a positive culture that supported and valued staff, creating a sense of common purpose based on shared values.’

Working in a passionate team, you will have access to our Trust-wide Learning and Development programme and be supported in your career and personal growth with opportunities to help you build your Continuing Professional Development portfolio. Our team will provide you with excellent in-service training, peer and management support and one-to-one clinical development on each rotation, enabling you extend your skills and ensure that you excel.

We are pioneers in compassionate leadership and Quality Improvement, which is about creating a culture where everyone has a voice and where service users and staff collaborate to have a direct impact on the things that matter most.

About you:

You will have a Diploma/Degree in Physiotherapy and be HCPC registered, or in the application process. With outstanding communication and people skills, you will have the ability to work autonomously, treating children and adults with a wide range of conditions. You will communicate complex and sensitive information effectively and compassionately, providing motivation and support to those in your care. Following the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists’ standards and guidelines you will be rigorous in seeking appropriate professional assistance when the capacity for consent is in doubt. You will be supportive of patients’ and their carers, adept at assessing their needs and formulating specialised programmes of treatment. In addition, you will have a passion for sharing your knowledge and managing and mentoring more junior members of your team. Your energy and drive will be rewarded with the support of a dedicated team that strives to create a progressive, warm, friendly and compassionate environment. You will enjoy working across multiple sites and have access to your own car.

What’s next?

If you share our passion for people and the dedication to excel, we’d love to hear from you.

We are happy to answer any questions that you may have. Please don’t hesitate to call Laura Franklin on 01635 273373 or email: who’ll be delighted to help.

In addition to a competitive salary, as a valued member of our team, you will receive generous annual leave, have access to our salary car scheme, support with childcare and as a respected member of the NHS, discounts from high street retailers and restaurants.

We’d love to welcome you to our warm, friendly team, who want to help you to make your career reflect your ambitions.


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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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