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Senior Rotational Physiotherapist

Job Description

Transform your outlook, transform local healthcare, transform your career…

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is on a journey. Out of special measures and with some bold and exciting plans for the future, we are an ambitious trust that is going places, and we want you to join us.

With three hospitals, including our flagship Queen’s Hospital, across the central regions of East and South Staffordshire and Southern Derbyshire, we are at the forefront of discussions about transforming local healthcare.

Will you come with us on our journey to Be The Best? Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for.







£26,302 - £35,225 PER ANNUM

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Senior Physiotherapy team as part of either our In-Patient or Out-Patient rotational schemes

You must be highly motivated with the drive to deliver high quality patient care. You would need to be able to work flexibly to deliver the service on some evenings and weekends. You should possess Grad Dip. Phys or BSc and SRP, relevant post graduate education and have a broad based NHS clinical experience at junior or senior level.

You will be expected to demonstrate specialised assessment skills on a diverse and complex caseload, with a proven ability to provide a working diagnosis and develop an individualised treatment programme.

As part of the post, you will be required to have a commitment to the Respiratory Oncall rota.

As part of our 8 monthly Out-Patient rotation programme you would be working in the following specialities;

  • Lower limb

  • Emergency

  • Rheumatology

  • Upper Limb

  • Spinal

  • Hands

    As part of our In-Patient rotation programme you would gain experience in the following specialities providing a 7 day physiotherapy service as part of your contracted hours;

  • Respiratory

  • Medical Rehabilitation

  • Emergency Admissions and Acute Medicine

  • Surgery

  • Elective Orthopaedics

  • Community Hospitals – Rehabilitation (including Neurology) at Samuel Johnson Community Hospital (Lichfield) and Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital (Tamworth).

    What’s in it for you?

  • A focus on patient choice

  • Clinical leadership

  • Managerial support for service development

  • The opportunity to teach and promote the health and well being of patients and carers

  • Service commitment to CPD

  • Structured appraisal and clinical supervision

  • Administrative and clerical support

  • Student placements

    Therapy Services are committed to excellence in quality and safe patient care, combined with strong clinical leadership, to deliver the best experience for our patients and workforce. Our staff have the opportunity to participate in research and have presented at a number of conferences over the last two years nationally and internationally, such as CSP conference and International Rheumatology Conferences.

    For informal enquiries, please contact Melanie Rowland, Head of Physiotherapy on  ( Phone number removed )  extension 5129

All applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the job will be short listed for further assessment.

You can apply online for this vacancy by clicking the apply button at the bottom of the screen.
If you encounter difficulty in applying on-line, or if you prefer not to apply on-line, please contact our Recruitment Team (24-hour automated answerphone) on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Please quote reference number: B19416

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and operates a no smoking at work policy.

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice the Trust will apply for a Disclosure and Barring check from the DBS for all posts with patient contact.


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If sufficient candidates have applied for this position we reserve the right to withdraw the post before the closing date, therefore we advise you to apply as soon as possible if this post is of interest to you.

Applicants should note that where it is deemed that where a Disclosure & Barring Services (DBS) check is required it is applicants responsibility to cover the cost of the check which is currently £4820.

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)

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