Inpatient Therapy Physiotherapist - Band 7

Location Faversham
Job type Contract
Salary £28 - 29 per hour
Contact Sebastian Dunbar
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Reference 167809

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency has a job based in Faversham for a Band 7 Inpatient Therapy Physiotherapist.

The pay rate for this locum Inpatient Therapy Physiotherapist job is £28 - £29 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an ongoing contract.


  • Working with a well-established multidisciplinary team including Pharmacists, Doctors, Consultants, Nurses and of course the Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy staff
  • Gain further experience of working in an Inpatient setting working with patients who have multiple comorbidities
  • Providing a high-quality rehabilitation service, working closely with the multidisciplinary team
  • Assess patient’s physical, social and psychological needs within the hospital setting and in discussion with the patient, carer’s, family and multidisciplinary team formulate and implement treatment programmes and discharge planning
  • Support and supervise Therapy Assistants and participate in the training of others as appropriate
  • Work as an autonomous practitioner performing therapeutic assessment and treatment of patients with a diverse presentation and complex physical, psychological and cognitive conditions
  • Provide/contribute to the diagnosis of a condition and develop and deliver an individualised treatment programme appropriate to the patient’s condition
  • Provide physiotherapy assessment and intervention in a hospital location
  • Assist Occupational Therapists on Home Visit Assessments from time to time
  • Hold responsibility for own caseloads working without direct supervision
  • Provide supervision to staff members in the team as necessary including students as appropriate
  • Teach and share information with other staff members as appropriate
  • Work closely with other health care professionals ensuring physiotherapy treatment is fully integrated into the patient’s care programmes and attend multidisciplinary meetings as required

Requirements of the Inpatient Therapy Physiotherapist:

  • Degree or equivalent within Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registered as a Physiotherapist
  • Be able to supervise students should the need arise
  • Post qualification experience or equivalent, including multidisciplinary and community working, and have very good knowledge of a range of physical conditions relating to older people, including rehabilitation, falls and orthopaedics
  • Have very good clinical assessment skills, be able to utilise very good communication skills and be passionate about empowering patients, their carer’s and their Family
  • Flexibility and adaptability are essential
  • Be pro-active and adaptable and have knowledge and experience of working within the NHS system
  • Be flexible and work across any of the East Kent Community Hospital sites as required
  • Post qualification experience including elderly care, community work and working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Very good knowledge of a range of physical conditions relating to older people, including rehabilitation, falls and orthopaedics
  • Very good clinical assessment skills
  • Very good communication skills
  • Be pro-active
  • Be passionate about empowering patients, their carer’s and their Family
  • Be Flexible and adaptable
  • Experience of working in the NHS System
  • Be familiar with using NHS patient records systems i.e. Rio To have good IT skills

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • 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 Inpatient Therapy 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.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best-placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.