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Senior Physiotherapist - General Medical & Care of the Elderly

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Depending on experience £33,706 - £40,588 per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Physiotherapist, Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We are recruiting for a Senior Physiotherapist who shares our vision to be trusted to provide consistently outstanding care and exemplary service to our patients. We are currently seeking a Physiotherapist to work with us at Band 6 level. This role is to work as part of the team covering the general medical and care of the elderly wards.

We offer excellent opportunities for new and experienced band 6's wanting to enhance their skills. We offer strong professional leadership and rotations across East and North Hertfordshire, working in partnership with Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust.

Our Values are Include, Respect and Improve. It is important that you understand and refer to our values during your recruitment process and beyond!

Main duties of the job

The main duties of the post include assessment and treatment of patients within the wards at Lister Hospital, supervision and mentoring of non-qualified staff and students, taking part in in-service training and taking a role in service improvement projects.

Ability to travel easily to visit patients and trust sites is essential for this role.

About us

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general and specialist services we provide and our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible and innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.

We run the following hospitals:
  • The Lister Hospital, Stevenage
  • New Queen Elizabeth II (New QEII), Welwyn Garden City
  • Hertford County, Hertford
  • Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), Northwood

We have ambitious plans to become an outstanding, patient-led Trust where dedicated staff provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. We continue to undergo significant transformation and our staff and patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.

We are committed to a positive work life balance for our employees. This means that any employee is entitled to seek to work flexible working patterns and we are committed to listen and consider all requests. Such requests, of course, have to be made and considered formally, and will need to be balanced against service needs, but our starting point will always be to find ways to support making them happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Applicant information pack for further detailed information regarding this role.

Person Specification



  • Degree/Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registration
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development

Previous Experience


  • Previous relevant NHS post graduate experience
  • Knowledge of Protocols and Care Pathways for relevant patient groups
  • Experience of integrated working
  • Knowledge of relevant standardised assessment tools and outcome measures
  • Evidence of clinical practise influenced by evidence based practise
  • Knowledge of advanced anatomy and physiology related to clinical area
  • Implementation and adherence to Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Standards/Guidelines
  • Student placement or staff members supervisor

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