Voted one of the best places to work by the Health Service Journal (HSJ), Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT) is one of a new generation of NHS community Trust's working across Hertfordshire.
We provide a range of health services for adults and children who live across Hertfordshire.
Our services are vast and range from school nursing and health visiting for children and young people, to district nurses, diabetes services, rehabilitation in community hospitals, as well as other specialist services for adults and children.
Our Trust provides a wide range of care in people's homes, children's centres, local health centres and in its community hospitals. We employ around 3,000 members of staff who are at the forefront of NHS care and support.
We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and encourage applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. We support staff to achieve a better work-life balance through a variety of flexible working arrangements. All applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum 'essential' criteria for the post as detailed in the person specification will be interviewed.
We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Trust Values underpin the work we do each day, and we welcome applicants who share the same values.
Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust has opportunities for Band 6 physiotherapists to work in our rehabilitation units. We are inviting applications from HCPC Registered Physiotherapists who have completed a period of consolidation in clinical practice since qualification, preferably with experience in a range of NHS settings.
The caseload is exciting and varied, consisting of patients with many different conditions from neurological conditions such as Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis to those who have had orthopaedic procedures or fractures and even amputees.
- be working in a well organised team of therapists and rehab assistants
- be part of a friendly and welcoming multi-disciplinary team
- carry a caseload of patients, working autonomously but with good support from the management team
- have the opportunity to lead exercise groups on a regular basis
- have ample opportunities for development and training within the role
- receive in-service training as well as access to both internal and external courses regularly available
- have a full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)
We have full time posts to fill, but would consider part time or job share applicants. There are rotational and static posts available in Watford and Hemel Hempstead.
In return, we can offer you
- 5% on top of basic salary high cost allowance supplement (subject to a minimum payment of £1,000 and a maximum payment of £1,733 per annum pro rata)
- Generous contributory pension
- 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
- Special Leave for family and personal reasons
- Employee Assistance Programme
Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust is voted as one of the 'Top 100 Best Places to Work' and is a young dynamic and forward thinking organisation. Our CQC rating is 'Good'.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Joe Pratt, Therapy Team Lead, St Peters and Simpson Ward, Hemel Hempstead Hospital: Apply
Helen Williams, Therapy Team Lead , Langley House, Watford: Apply