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Bank Physiotherapist

Job Description

If we receive a high volume of applications we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

It is very important that you read the job description, person specification and any additional information documents before you apply for this post.

Are you looking for a change of area or simply need more flexibility to manage your work/life balance? Then working for the Trust Bank may be just the answer!

The Trust Bank are looking for Registerd Physiotherapists to join the Trust Temporary Staffing Bank.

The Trust Bank provides cover to Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust. This incorporates the main acute hospital in Torbay, 9 community hospitals and adult residential day care in the areas of: Dawlish, Teignmouth, Newton Abbot, Ashburton, Paignton, Brixham and Totnes.

The Trust Bank matches when you want to work with the requirements of service and includes acute clinical environments, domiciliary care, adult residential and day care, learning disability services and community hospitals.

It is essential that you can be flexible in your work availability as this increases the chances of us matching shift requirements to your availability.

The ideal candidate will be reliable, self motivated and able to work as a member of a team to provide high level patient care in a variety of clinical settings in both the acute and community based hospitals.

If you are looking for flexible work that can fit around your other commitments, then this could be just what you're looking for.

In return for your hard work and your professional, caring and reliable service we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • First choice of available shifts at both Trusts
  • Paid annual leave
  • Access to the NHS pension scheme
  • Free training and development opportunities
  • Experience gained by working on various wards across the Acute Hospital and Community Hospitals

How to join the Trust Bank:

Registration follows a rigorous recruitment process following NHS Employment Check Standards. The length of time it will take depends on your availability to attend and complete the interview process, the time taken to receive your references and DBS disclosure. We need your help in working with us to keep this duration to a minimum.

1. YOU book your interview

2. YOU complete the Occupational Health and DBS forms

3. YOU attend your assessment day, which includes an interview, knowledge assessment, identity and eligibility to work document checks

4. YOU tell your referees that we will be contacting them to obtain references and ask them to reply quickly

5. WE contact your references

6. WE complete Occupational Health checks

7. YOU receive your DBS disclosure and submit to us

8. You complete your practical mandatory training

9. WE send you details on how to book shifts booking and how to order your NHS uniform

10. We will confirm registration once all employment checks are completed

If you would like further information please contact our Bank Recruitment Team and we would be happy to answer any queries you have.

Students who are due to qualify and are awaiting HPC Registration are welcome to apply for this post. Please state yes when asked if HPC registered and select the option awaiting registration to demonstrate student status.

NO Agencies or Canvassers.

If you would like support completing an application form, please contact the recruitment team on  ( Phone number removed )  where one of our administrators will be able to assist you.


  • All correspondence will be made via NHS Jobs by text and email. Your application status will also be automatically updated as recruitment decisions are made . Please check your email and NHS Jobs account regularly.
  • Note that non-NHS applicants with no previous NHS experience will ordinarily be appointed to the minimum of the band.
  • If you have not received an email inviting you for interview within 28 days of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
  • Please note: where the post is a temporary position there may be a possibility of the post becoming permanent.

The Trust is committed to preventing discrimination, valuing diversity and achieving equality of opportunity. No person (staff, patient or public) will receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of the nine protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010: Sexual Orientation; Gender; Age; Gender Reassignment; Pregnancy and Maternity; Disability; Religion or Belief (non-belief); Race; Marriage and Civil Partnership. In addition to these nine, the Trusts will not discriminate on the grounds of domestic circumstances, social-economic status, political affiliation or trade union membership.

As an inclusive organisation we welcome applications from people who are underrepresented in the health and care workforce (for example; people from a Black or Minority Ethnic background, people with disabilities and people who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender)

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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