Band 5 Physiotherapist

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We're looking for a passionate and dynamic Band 5 Physiotherapist to join our exciting Rapid Response and Intermediate Care Team to work in the community and in-patient rehabilitation unit. The Physiotherapist would be working closely with the team of Physiotherapists as well as working collaboratively with ourOccupational Therapy, Nursing and Support Worker colleagues.  

Main Responsibility

Within this role, you will:  

  • Undertake 6 month rotations into Intermediate Care, Rapid Response and on the In-patient Rehabilitation Unit
  • Complete holistic initial assessments with patients
  • Devise treatment plans in line with patient's goals 
  • Liaise with family members/relatives and carers  
  • Implement and deliver treatment interventions
  • Complete follow up review visits with patients
  • Delegate to support worker colleagues 
  • Attend and participating in clinical meetings, team meetings and in-service training 


The Ideal Candidate

This is an opportunity to put your Degree in Physiotherapy to great use. You will have a full driving license with access to a car, you will be motivating, innovative and adaptable, with the ability to work flexibly across specialities as need arises, holding the HCPC (Physiotherapist) registration. With strong communication and organisation skills, and a flexible approach you will ensure delivery of positive experiences to patients at every stage of their healthcare journey. 

You will also need to be confident using IT systems and be able to demonstrate working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel.

Package Description

As a Band 5 Physiotherapist you will receive AfC terms and conditions and NHS pension, you will feel valued as a Physiotherapist receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including: 

  • Laptop and Mobile enabling fantastic flexible working patterns that can help you lead a perfect work/life balance  
  • MyWellness – a health and lifestyle platform covering mental health awareness and support, healthy recipes & activity challenges and access to our free well-being service available 24/7/365 online and by telephone including; counsellors, post trauma incident support, legal, debt and practical life management helpline, guided self-help, telephonic career coaching and monthly well-being newsletters 
  • We are pleased to offer access to Wagestream - which lets you track your pay throughout the month and stream your earned wages into your bank account if you need them. No more high-interest loans or overdraft fees - simply get paid as you go. 
  • A committed Learning and Development team who work closely with Universities and Health Education England to further your potential and support your progression 
  • Access to a range of courses and e-learning to develop further skills, bespoke career pathways and opportunities continuing your professional development 
  • Strive for Better networks - a national support and professional network made up of NHS professionals like you, giving you the chance to constantly develop industry-leading care and quality 
  • Opportunities to work in different areas and various services to gain new knowledge and experience 
  • Innovative forward-thinking culture with the opportunity to put forward your ideas to contribute to the way we work. You will be encouraged to apply for national funding to drive your initiatives locally to benefit our patients and service users 
  • Rewarding and supportive teams, you will be recognised and have opportunities to recognise others by nominating for local and national awards annually and taking part in our new virtual “Ask our Executives” event, where you can submit questions to the board and hear updates regularly on company strategy and objectives 
  • Virgin Tribe - our staff benefits scheme which grants you access to premier offers and discount off all Virgin products including flights, holidays, gyms and media, along with regular competitions and giveaways. 
  • Working in an environment focused on the highest clinical and quality standards with 100% of our services being rated overall good or outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

About the Company

Virgin Care partner with the NHS and local authorities, providing high quality care for more than 1 million people each year up and down the country. We are an ambitious, forward thinking and passionate company who strive to make a real difference to people and our colleagues. We re-invest all of the money we earn to improve the experience, deliver ambitious transformations and empower all of our colleagues to make the changes, no matter how big or small, that make a real difference. 

We’re committed to equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply. We reserve the right to cease any advertising prior to the published closing date for a role that receives a high number of applications. 

As a Disability Confident Committed company, we work in partnership with the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to make our business an inclusive place for all. 

Virgin Care is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our services.

Virgin Care Limited, its subsidiary companies and the Virgin Care LLPs are part of the Virgin Group and provide publicly funded health and social care services. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website’s privacy policy. 

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