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Physiotherapist – Peripatetic

  • Salary: £23,329.07
  • Hours: 20 hours
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Are you looking for a rewarding career? If you are a caring, energetic, enthusiastic individual, we have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Physiotherapist to join our well-established team at Iris Care Group.

Employing over 1,600 people, Iris Care Group is the largest independent health and social care provider across the Southwest of England and South Wales. We provide innovative, effective, and forward-thinking care for adults with specialist mental healthcare needs.

With over 90% of staff saying they enjoy their job; we are proud to have created environments where our staff feel rewarded and fulfilled. Work for us and you’ll go home knowing that you’ve made a difference.


What will you receive?

  • Annual salary of £23,329.07 pro rata
  • Industry-leading training
  • Employee Assistance Program – free 24/7 confidential helpline (domestic, financial, legal, health support, etc.)
  • High street retail discount scheme
  • ‘Recognise Me’, our new staff benefits, wellbeing and recognition platform
  • Free on-site parking and uniform
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • No zero-hour contracts
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Death in service


Iris Care Group also offers a ‘refer a friend’ scheme: where you could earn as much as £1000* for every new staff member you successfully introduce. 


Role Responsibilities

  • Provide specialist assessment and treatment to clients.
  • To act as a specialist resource on the physiotherapy management of individuals taking the lead with multi-disciplinary team to provide advice on the physiotherapy care of the individual.
  • To provide clinical supervision and act as a source of specialist advice for junior physiotherapists if requested
  • To provide a written report for CPA’s formal reviews and attend M.D team meetings if available.
  • Manage a referral-based caseload with clear goals that is reported in a timely manner.



  • To be responsible for own practice and accountable for all aspects of physiotherapy treatment and care delivered to the service user.
  • To deliver a physiotherapy service in line with clinical care pathways and individual treatment plans.
  • To formulate individual management and treatment plans utilising clinical reasoning and a wide range of treatment skills.
  • To review, monitor and evaluate clinical interventions and alter as appropriate.
  • To have clinical responsibility for a designated case load of clients and to organise this effectively with regard to clinical priorities.
  • To demonstrate specialised skills in a range of therapeutic interventions.
  • To communicate effectively with clients and carers to maximize an individual’s functional potential. Communication skills of explanation, motivation, negotiation, and sensitivity will be used in a variety of situations.
  • To provide advice, teaching and education to clients, carers, and other professionals to promote understanding of the aims of physiotherapy and to ensure a consistent approach to care.
  • To provide clinical supervision to junior physiotherapist, students on placement, and physiotherapy assistants if requested.
  • Carry out safe therapeutic and care moving and handling manoeuvres with clients. To advise on the moving and handling of individual clients in relation to physiotherapy interventions.



  • To make clinical decisions autonomously within CSP code of practice guidelines. Participating in the development of physiotherapy quality standards, local clinical guidelines and adhere to the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Through regular individual and group clinical supervision communicate and discuss clinical work decisions.
  • To comply with organisational and multidisciplinary team policies and procedures and to be involved in reviewing and updating as appropriate.



  • To maintain own clinical professional development (CPD) by keeping abreast of new developments and incorporating evidence-based practice into treatment.
  • To review, monitor and evaluate clinical interventions individually and with clinical lead physiotherapist to ensure quality provision and individual client needs are met.
  • To contribute to research and development and recommendations on clinical practice.
  • To be an active member of in-service training programme, attend and present at peer group meetings, training sessions, external courses etc. and to carry out reflective practice.
  • Demonstrate understanding of clinical governance and risk management.


Role Requirements

  • Registered to practice by HCPC
  • Diploma or Degree in Physiotherapy
  • D1 Driving License
  • Confident therapist able to work alone
  • Aware of the needs of others within a mental health setting/ autism



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