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Physiotherapist Band 7

Job Description

The Whittington Hospital has been rated twentieth in the second annual Healthcare 100 awards, which recognises the top employers in healthcare. For further information on the award, please click on 'Top UK employers' link below.




Applications are welcome from people wishing to job share or work flexible patterns. We are committed to equal opportunities.

* The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.
* Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification on their application will be shortlisted for this job.
* Interview arrangements will be communicated via email so please check your email regularly following the closing date
* In submitting an application form, you authorise Whittington Health NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust
Out-Patient, Prevention and Long Term Conditions
MSK Out-Patient Physiotherapy

Band 7 Rotational Physiotherapist –
375 hours a week – Fixed Term Until Sept 2018

Whittington Health is situated in North London and delivers high quality health care to the residents of Haringey and Islington; both in the community and through the Whittington Hospital. The MSK Physiotherapy service covers a broad range of services and as a band 7 physiotherapist you will have the chance to gain experience in adult MSK out-patients across a variety of sites across Haringey, Islington and in the Whittington Hospital.

Post holder will act as a Site Team leader for a designated site (on a 12 month rotational basis) and be responsible for the operational day to day management of that site, including the overview of appointment availability and productivity on this site. Band 7 physiotherapists provide Clinical Leadership to the team on a on a daily basis, whilst contributing to the on-going training and development of staff within the MSK Service as required.

Excellent in-service training, appraisal and personal development programmes are well established for all staff and all departments provide a friendly working environment with supportive and experienced clinicians. We are a large team of dynamic enthusiastic MSK Physiotherapists and our band 7 team have ongoing clinical support from our Extended Scope Practitioners. We are continually developing our service to meet the needs of our local community including a multidisciplinary chronic pain service, an acute spinal service, a Turkish speaking service, education first OA programmes as well as rehabilitation classes which run from local gyms.

You will need to have a caring and mature attitude to work closely with patients and with staff in our fantastic department.

Please read personal specification and carefully to ensure application clearly demonstrates all of the essential criteria. Please provide examples in your supporting information to show how you meet these criteria.

For further details / informal visits contact:
If you would like further information please contact:
Nadine Jeal (Extended Scope Practitioner) on ( Email address removed )
Lorraine Patel (Service Manager) on ( Email address removed )

Whittington Health is committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

To comply with the Trust’s Safe Guarding Children and Vulnerable Adults policies, procedures and protocols all individual members of staff (paid or unpaid) have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults This will require you to:

  • Ensure you are familiar with and comply with the London Child Protection Procedures and protocols for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.
  • Ensure you are familiar and comply with the Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Pan London Procedures.
  • Ensure you are familiar and comply with local protocols and systems for information sharing.
  • Know the appropriate contact numbers and required reporting lines.
  • Participate in required training and supervision.
  • Comply with required professional boundaries and codes of conduct

Employment at Whittington Health is offered subject to successfull completion of a 6 month probabtionary period for all staff with the exception of GMC Registered Doctors

***Please note that during the recruitment process your Identity Documentation (i.e. passport, driving licence, visa, etc.) will be scanned using a device which recognises UV, Infrared and Machine Readable Zone security features of the documents provided***

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

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