Physiotherapist - Band 7
  • Hours 37.5 FTE (part-time considered)
  • Salary £38,890-£44,503 FTE (depending on experience)
  • Closing date Tuesday, 31 August 2021
  • Location
  • Contact
    Name: Carol Carr
    Telephone: 01372 841111
    Contact address:
    QEF Independent Living Services
    Oaklawn Road
    KT22 0BT


At QEF Independent Living Services (‘ILS’) we aim to give young adults with complex disabilities the experience, skills and information they need to achieve more independent living.  We are committed to ensuring personal dignity, autonomy, choice and freedom for the individual to become more independent and take personal responsibility, within a supportive environment.

You will co-ordinate physiotherapy provision at ILS for the residents, carrying out assessment and implementing treatment plans, evaluating and updating as appropriate.  The post-holder will liaise with colleagues from other departments, especially the Care Dept. to ensure continuity and consistency re clients’ physical needs and treatment, providing advice and support as necessary.


This is an exciting opportunity for a Band 7 Physiotherapist looking to make an impact on the lives of people with complex disability.

We are currently exploring the development of ILS and you will be part of a dedicated and enthusiastic team that is looking to update and enhance the environment and opportunities for residents with complex disability 

You will be part of a small therapy team at ILS with support and access to the larger therapy team at CRC, which supports people following acquired neurological injury.

Your personal development will be supported with supervision, reflective practice, in-house training and CPD opportunities.

This role is subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks which will include an Enhanced with adults barred list check DBS (at the cost of QEF if you are not already a member of The Update Service).


You are passionate about your area of work

You are able to work flexibly and with a wide range of people

Our Values and Behaviours inspire you

You hold a degree or diploma in Physiotherapy and up to date HCPC registration

You are a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and work within the scope of your professional guidelines

You have post graduate experience and knowledge of a range of appropriate therapeutic interventions in the treatment and management of people with physical, cognitive and learning difficulties including cerebral palsy

You have evidence of relevant post graduate courses, CPD and an up to date professional portfolio


Being part of QEF means that you will be valued as a key member of a charity that is passionate about its work.  You’ll gain a sense of professional satisfaction from knowing that every day you have worked as a team to improve someone else's life. Whether you work in one of our client-facing services, or at the head office, you’ll never be far away from the inspiring journey of our service users.  In addition, you’ll receive:

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata)

Pension and Life Assurance

Westfield Healthcare Cash back scheme and shopping discounts

Free on-site parking

Range of training opportunities provided to ensure career development


Actively participating in learning, development and feedback opportunities.

Promoting QEF’s Equal Opportunities policy.

Being an active team player.

Being an ambassador of QEF’s Values and Behaviours.



QEF is proud to be an equal opportunities employer

We guarantee to interview all applicants who meet the criteria for a vacancy and to consider each applicant on their ability to do the job

Please contact HR if you require any reasonable adjustment(s) for the application process or interview stage


Please view the Job Description and Person Specification.

Carol Carr, Head of therapies, would love to hear from you if you would like an informal chat or visit before applying.  Get in touch via


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