Senior Physiotherapist - North East

Hylton Grange, Sunderland

Position: Senior Physiotherapist - North East 
Care home: Multisite covering three services across the North East region (MUST HAVE A DRIVING LICENSE AND ACCESS TO A CAR)
Location: Tees Grange - Stockton-on-Tees, Hylton Grange - Sunderland & Tyne Grange - Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract type: Full time permanent position
Rate: £40,000 per annum


Are you an experienced Physiotherapist with a positive and can-do attitude? Join us as our new Senior Physiotherapist working across three complex care services within the North East.

As a Senior Physiotherapist with us, you’ll lead a Therapy Team across the North East to provide a high-quality physiotherapy service. You’ll play a key role in empowering people and maximising their independence.

This is an exciting opportunity to use your skills to make a real difference every day.

You’ll build relationships with the people you support, and see the progress they make through ongoing care, which is extremely rewarding.


About Exemplar Health Care 

Exemplar Health Care are one of the country’s leading nursing care providers. 

We support adults living with complex mental health needs and neuro-disabilities, including Huntington's disease and Parkinson's disease.

As well as stable and secure employment opportunities, we offer great benefits and perks, and plenty of opportunities to learn, develop and progress.


About the role

Our Senior Physiotherapists provide specialist assessments, clinical diagnoses and interventions to support people to maintain optimal muscle function, limit/delay deterioration and regain movement and mobility where possible.

You’ll work as part of a wider Clinical Team to create person-centred care and rehabilitation plans that maintain and build people’s abilities, support them to achieve their physiotherapy goals and evaluate their outcomes.

No two days will ever be the same, but your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • being responsible for a clinical caseload
  • working alongside the people we support, their loved ones and professionals to develop and deliver person-centred physiotherapy interventions
  • leading and collaborating closely with the Therapy Team (Occupational Therapist, Therapy Assistant and Activities Coordinators)
  • carrying out assessments 
  • maintaining accurate records for people receiving physiotherapy
  • promoting choice, dignity and independence.

Download our job description to read more: 


About you

Above all, you’re someone who identifies with our values of fun, integrity, responsiveness, success and teamwork.

You’re someone who also has:

  • a thorough understanding of physiotherapy best practice 
  • the ability to demonstrate an excellent range of physiotherapy interventions and treatments
  • great leadership skills, able to inspire and motivate a team 
  • a kind and caring approach
  • a sense of humour and fun
  • a positive, can-do attitude
  • lots of enthusiasm to encourage and motivate others 
  • creative thinking and sound organisational skills 
  • great listening and communication skills. 

To apply for this role, you must have a BSc or MSc in Physiotherapy and be HCPC registered.


What we offer

We offer great rewards and perks including: 

  • regular supervision, peer support, learning opportunities and career prospects 
  • retail and lifestyle discounts
  • free DBS check
  • 24/7 counselling and support
  • Blue Light Card eligibility.


How to apply

Sound good? We’d love to hear from you. Click the button to ‘APPLY NOW’. 

For an informal chat about joining us, you can call our Nurse Talent Specialist Lisandra Ferreira on 07951 794 598 or alternatively email:

Please note, applicants must be authorised to work in the UK. We’re unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time.


Colleague stories

“There are many career opportunities at Exemplar Health Care and the support that I’ve received has been amazing. Everyone at Exemplar Health Care is committed to not only our residents, but each other. I am proud to be part of the Exemplar family.”

Nurse – Exemplar Health Care

Read our stories

Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC PIN payment for Nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.


Lifestyle and retail discounts - all colleagues can access great savings and monthly discounts on high street shops, restaurants, pubs and holidays, as well as 2-for-1 cinema tickets.


Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.


Pension plan - after 3 months, you’ll be auto-enrolled into our pension scheme with NOW pensions, where you’ll have up to 5% of your earnings (depending on your salary) put into the pension and we’ll contribute an additional 3%.

DBS check

Paid DBS check - we’ll pay for all new starters to have a DBS check, so you don’t need to cover the cost.


Career development opportunities - there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and progress in your career at Exemplar Health Care, if you wish.