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Band 6

Main area
Community Services
Band 6
Fixed Term 18 MOnths
Full Time 37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
CM Physio MSK Community
29 Romford Road, Stratford
£30,550 to £40,104 pa HCA Inc.
27/05/2018 23:59

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.


Community Health Newham (part of East London NHS Foundation Trust) are recruiting for a Band 6 Physiotherapist to join our enthusiastic, friendly, and supportive team in Stratford, East London. This position will be based in the musculoskeletal physiotherapy service however the successful post holder may be required on other sites within the Trust as required. The specialist team provides assessment and treatment for patients with a variety of musculoskeletal presentations and conditions.

We are seeking an individual, who is an excellent team worker, is self-motivated and able to keep an up-to-date knowledge base in a supportive environment. An ability to work under pressure and to be able to respond and adapt to changes is a must in the current NHS environment. This post may involve working in lone clinics. You will possess a Degree or equivalent graduate diploma in physiotherapy along with current Health Care Professions Council Registration and relevant IT skills

The post gives the opportunity to operate in the day to day running of the department and develop assessment and treatment skills in musculoskeletal physiotherapy intervention, as well as developing an understanding of the wider health care community. The post holder will be supporting the Band 5 Physiotherapist and gym technician within the team, involving supervision, appraisal and in-service training (this provides experience of staff management). There will be opportunities to attend relevant external courses for developmental purposes.

You will be fully supported by the Clinical Lead, Extended Scope Practitioners, band 7 Physiotherapist and by East London NHS Foundation Trust as a whole, which are committed to support staff in their delivery of a quality integrated service.

Stratford is a dynamic, diverse multicultural area with excellent links to the City of London  an exciting part of the Olympic legacy. 
This post requires that you have the ability to travel between locations to carry out your work and to attend training and meetings; daily access to transport is therefore essential.

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Mark Harrison, telephone 0208 496 9000, email mark.harrison14@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

0207 655 4127