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Grafton Manor, Church Lane, Grafton Regis, Northampton, NN12 7SS

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£26,980.00 per annum


37.5 hrs p/wk

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.


Job Advert Location Description

Grafton Manor provides highly specialised neuro-behavioural rehabilitation for men and women aged 18 years and older, with an acquired brain injury, including traumatic brain injury and strokes. The rehabilitation programme at Grafton Manor is particularly aimed at helping people who have experienced cognitive, behavioural and emotional changes as a consequence of brain injury to ensure they can access all areas of rehabilitation.

The site, set in a quiet village in peaceful countryside, includes an attractive, historic and purpose-fitted cottage called The Chantry, a flat and a studio flat. We also have two community houses situated in Kingsley just outside of Northampton.

The split consists of:

Grafton Manor - 12 beds
The Chantry - 5 beds
Cottage, Flat and Studio flat - 3 beds
Community Houses in Kingsley - 6 beds

This established care pathway of 26 beds enables people with acquired brain injury to maximise their independence at any stage of their post-acute recovery journey

Staff are provided with a comprehensive induction and ongoing training package to ensure they are equipped to deliver the highest standards of neurobehavioural rehabilitation

Job Advert Role Description

Our Physiotherapist role involves:

•           Providing efficient and effective service delivery in line with hospital and Brain Injury Services (BIS) objectives

•           Assessing individual patients and planning and implementing rehabilitation and treatment programmes, taking into account specific needs of the patient and the nature of the environment

•           Implementing rehabilitation services offered to residents through effective systems of documentation and communication

•           Ensuring the high standard of residents’ care is consistently maintained at all times and in accordance with agreed operational policies

•           Attending and contributing physiotherapy assessments both verbally and through written reports to clinical team meetings and CPA reviews

•           Promoting the role of physiotherapy within this specialist clinical area

•           Providing for and safeguarding the wellbeing and interests of all residents, employees and visitors.


To be successful as Physiotherapist, you’ll need:


•           Diploma/Degree in Physiotherapy

•           HCPC registration

•           Driving Licence


•           An understanding of neurological rehabilitation

•           Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with people

•           A working understanding of Physiotherapy theory and its application to neurobehavioral rehabilitation.

•           Ability to assume responsibility for safe practice

•           High standard of written communication

•           Ability to work effectively within a transdisciplinary team

•           Ability to work within current mental health legislation and understand its implications for physiotherapy practice

•           Ability to accept responsibility commensurate with the post

•           Ability to demonstrate physiotherapy philosophy in practice

•           Evidence of good caseload and time management skills

•           Ability to appropriately delegate

•           Ability to maintain reflective practice and development of Physiotherapy skills

•           Understanding of crisis intervention and prevention


•           Experience of delivering physiotherapy assessments and treatment programmes

•           Experience of collaborative practice with various members of the team

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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