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Physiotherapist (Bank)

£13.00 to £17.00 per hour
Westgate Healthcare Group Ltd

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Jobtype: Casual / Bank (to cover staff absence)

Salary: £13.00 to £17.00 per hour

Hours: Casual

Location: Westgate House Care Centre, Tower Road, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 7LP

Are you looking for a dream job in elderly care where you can really make a difference? If so, come and join our family!

Westgate House Care Centre in Ware, Hertfordshireis part of afamily run, award winningcare home group. We care forelderly residentswith a variety of nursing needs. Though our home is 109 beds, we have a20 bedded Intermediate Care Unitcomplete with a private rehabilitation gym facility. We are looking forPhysiotherapiststo join our fantasticmultidisciplinary team on a casual basis to cover staff absence. You will work closely with other Westgate team members to support ourelderly residents, usually discharged from hospital, torehabilitateand return home with the right care package.

In the role you will manage your own group of residents and will be expected to use specialist Physiotherapy techniques to facilitate rehabilitation. As part of the team you will also provideleadershipto the junior therapy assistants and will contribute to developing, supervising and appraising them. You willwork collaborativelywith internal and external professionals, including Occupational Therapists, Doctors, Social Workers and so on, meeting when required and sharing information to help our residents achieve their goals.

Westgate House is located inclose proximity to the town of Ware, offering numerous local shops and amenities and easy access to Ware railway station. We have afriendly teamand we believe inkindness, compassion and innovation. We will listen to your ideas and work with you to help you be the best that you can be! We also offer agreat benefitspackage,training and developmentopportunities and apositiveworking environment.

We are looking for passionate Physiotherapists who will be involved in:

  • Effectively managing a caseload of Service Users requiring rehabilitation from their initial assessment on arrival to creating individual care plans and delivering an individualised treatment programme for each resident
  • Agreeing goals with Service Users and care team appropriately and planning timely, safe discharge including measures to enable ongoing management/care
  • Liaising with health and social care colleagues and attending multi-disciplinary meetings and case reviews
  • Using reflective practice as a tool for continuing professional development
  • Maintaining effective communication by providing and receiving clear and accurate information, orally, in writing and electronically


  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • Degree in Physiotherapy and registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Good knowledge of Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) / Chartered Society of Physiotherapy codes of practice
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Previous experience in a care home environment or in working with the elderly is desirable but not essential
  • Applicants must have a desire to care for others and be compassionate and flexible

Please note that this advert is for BANK staff only. Please apply if are happy to work as and when required.


Westgate House Care Centre, Tower Road, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 7LP

“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age."

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