Physiotherapist- Band 6

  • Location

    Hemel Hempstead

  • Sector:

    Occupational Health

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25 - £40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ade Timson

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 7193 4003

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Band 6 Physiotherapist

We are seeking a confident Physiotherapist based in Hemel Hempstead.

Full-time or part-time hours, long-term locum contract

Role Summary:

The post holder will work in partnership with colleagues in the acute sector, social services, intermediate and primary care services to ensure that appropriate patients from the acute setting are assessed and transferred in a safe, timely and seamless manner into the community.

The Physiotherapist will ensure effective discharge practice takes place for patients with discharge planning needs by facilitating multi-agency and multidisciplinary team working and being responsible for coordinating the CIS Home 1st workload.

To improve the transition of patients from acute services back to the community.

To identify/case find and pull potential CIS patients in partnership with acute colleagues ensuring that as soon as patients are medically stable they are transferred to the appropriate community service.

To independently undertake assessments of health and social care needs of patients in order to plan community services required.

To support and enable the process of safe discharge from secondary to Community Services and assist in bridging the gap from hospital to home.

To proactively develop close working relationships with primary, secondary, voluntary and social care colleagues which promotes and supports effectively, utilising resources, ensuring patients receive the right service at the right time and in the right environment.

To work in partnership with GPs in order to plan and provide the best care for their patients in the community.

HCPC Registration
Community/acute experience
NHS experience

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