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Physiotherapist vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HMP The Mount
Health in Justice
Hemel Hempstead
Contract type:
Schedule type:
Part Time
Closing date:
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 23:59

Job Summary

Are you a Physiotherapist looking for a new or additional role with career development opportunities?

Have you ever thought about working within a prison environment, helping to rehabilitate and support offenders to live decent and purposeful lives as a member of the community?

About the Role

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - If you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day, then this is the place to be.

Practice Plus Group were awarded the healthcare contract at HMP The Mount and began delivering services on 1st October 2020; we are the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially-excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.

To ensure the continued quality of care at HMP The Mount, we’re looking for a Physiotherapist to support us and the existing teams in this new venture. We are looking for a Physiotherapist to join our team to work part time. There is no on-call or weekend work to allow for a strong work life balance!

About the Role

You will be part of a forward thinking, innovative health care team; including GPs, nurses, pharmacists and mental health professionals, delivering high quality, best practice treatment. You will be closely supported and mentored by our Clinical Lead, and this combined with our well-developed appraisal system, in-service training and funding for external clinical courses, you will be provided with an excellent supportive learning environment.

This role requires the advanced assessment and treatment of patients within the offender healthcare setting who may have complex and/or chronic presentation, and to determine clinical diagnosis and clinical treatment indicated, and to maintain records as an autonomous practitioner.

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organizational skills and be willing to learn and develop.

As a minimum we are looking for you to:
•  Be Physiotherapy BSc (Hons) degree level qualified (or equivalent)
•  Have current HCPC registration
•  Have proven post-registration experience of assessing and treating MSK conditions in an outpatient setting
•  Be self-motivated and happy to work independently, managing your own caseload •  Have strong evidence of continued professional development

This position is a part time-time role.
We can offer you:
- A competitive salary - dependent on experience
- A supportive environment in which you can develop and progress
- 25 days annual leave + 8 public holidays (pro-rata for part-time hours)
- Company Pension Scheme
- CPD (including free online and face-to-face training)
- Regional/National opportunities
- Cycle to work scheme
- Employee telephone counselling support
- Online discounts

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Glenn Coles, the Internal Recruiter for this role.

The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn Glenn will arrange an interview for you to attend if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.

Or alternatively, if you would like an informal discussion about the role please contact Glenn Coles on 01189 521 951 or

This role is a part time role working 28 hours per month at HMP The Mount.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and prison vetting. At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

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