Community Physiotherapist - Band 7

Location Chelmsford, Essex, England
Job type Contract
Salary £30 - 31 per hour
Contact Sebastian Dunbar
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Reference 157745

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency has a job based in Chelmsford for a Band 7 Community Physiotherapist.

The pay rate for this locum Community Physiotherapist job is £30 - £31 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an ongoing contract.


  • Autonomously manage a complex caseload of patients using clinical reasoning, critical thinking, reflection and analysis to support assessment and treatment
  • Undertake comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of patients who may have neurological and complex conditions including multi pathology
  • Use well developed clinical reasoning to select appropriate assessment techniques, which lead you to determine a clinical diagnosis of the patient’s needs
  • Seeking and sharing personal and potentially sensitive information will the patient
  • Analyse the information gained from the assessment to formulate an accurate prognosis for the patient and then discuss and agree goals and outcomes for treatment with them
  • Set realistic timescales for achieving these
  • Give a full explanation of the patient’s condition and proposed treatment to the patient and discuss the expected outcomes with them
  • Ensure the patient understands this and agrees to the treatment plan giving consent to it
  • Select appropriate treatment techniques from a wide range of specialist skills available
  • Be personally responsible for all aspects of safety relating to equipment used when treating the patient or issued to the patient for their own use
  • Be responsible for checking and/or teaching competency of non-qualified staff in using equipment e.g. walking aids, appliances etc
  • Develop collaborative treatment programmes with patients, carers and colleagues, demonstrating client centred reasoning and specialist problem solving techniques
  • Implement the appropriate Physiotherapy intervention to enable the individual to achieve his/her optimum level of independence

Requirements of the Community Physiotherapist:

  • Degree or equivalent within Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registered as a Physiotherapist
  • Recent post qualifying experience working as a Physiotherapist
  • Previous NHS experience
  • Be able to work within the legal framework as appropriate
  • Negotiation and motivation skills and the need to work tactfully and sensitively with patients who are unable or unwilling to accept their diagnosis

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Daily payroll
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive physiotherapy knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each candidate you refer who we successfully place
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support
  • In house payroll system
  • Revalidation
  • Industry leading shift booking system
  • Nationwide coverage including the Channel islands


This Community Physiotherapist job is advertised by Sebastian Dunbar; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.