Senior Physiotherapist- Stroke Rehab

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Per Annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2023

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Physiotherapist, Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Senior Physiotherapist

18.75 Hours per week


Salary - �35,392 - �42,618 Per annum

Closing Date: 25/6/23

Interview Date: 4/7/23

We are recruiting a Physiotherapist to support the Inpatient Stroke Rehabilitation Service at George Eliot Hospital.

This post may close early due to high numbers of applicationsso you are advised to apply promptly.

All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.

A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertiseand enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.


Main duties of the job

George Eliot Hospital is seeking a part time Band 6 Physiotherapist to join our stroke rehabilitation team based on the Felix Holt stroke unit. You will have the opportunity to be part of our friendly and supportive inpatient therapy team and undertake a leadership role within a dedicated and proactive stroke rehabilitation MDT.

Key responsibilities within the role include planning, co-ordinating and developing the inpatient rehabilitation service for stroke survivors providing highly specialist physiotherapy assessments and advice planning and delivering specialised stroke rehabilitation programmes overseeing the development and running of group sessions working closely with the MDT, stroke survivors and their significant others to set rehabilitation goals and plan complex discharges providing leadership, support, training and appraisal to junior staff, students and assistants and taking a lead on further development of safe and effective utilisation of the rehabilitation environment.

About us

Here at George Eliot our vision to 'excel at patient care' takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate employees who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:

Effective Open Communication

excellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence

Benefits: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, on-site discounted gym, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The stroke rehabilitation service at George Eliot Hospital is looking to recruit a part time band 6 Physiotherapist to join our therapy team.

This post is based on Felix Holt ward at George Eliot Hospital which is a dedicated inpatient rehabilitation unit for stroke patients from across Coventry and Warwickshire. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work within a friendly and supportive MDT focused on providing exceptional standards of stroke rehabilitation. There is an ethos within the team of ongoing continuing professional development to achieve and maintain high standards of evidence based and holistic interventions throughout the service. The post holder will receive clinical supervision and individual performance reviews as well as regular training opportunities via in-service training, external courses where appropriate, and attractive trust led leadership and development courses.

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification for detailed information on this Post.

Please contact the named people for further discussion or any queries

Person Specification

Experience and Knowledge


  • minimum 18months to 2 years post-graduate experience
  • Previous experience in specialist clinical area
  • Band 5 rotational experience
  • Involvement in audit
  • Supervisory experience
  • Contribution to clinical education of less experienced staff


  • Previous Acute NHS experience

Qualification and personal Training


  • Diploma/degree in Physiotherapy
  • Registration with HCPC
  • Evidence of CPD maintained in a portfolio including recent attendance at relevant post-graduate courses


  • MSCP
  • Involvement/membership in special interest group

Skills and Abilities


  • understanding of clinical governance
  • Importance in application of clinical governance in clinical area
  • Highly developed physical skills including dexterity, coordination & sensory skills for assessment and manual treatment of patients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including an ability to provide and receive complex, sensitive and contentious information
  • able to prioritise own workload
  • Able to cope with a range of complex options, find solutions, analyse, compare and decide on appropriate course of action
  • Able to work as part of an multi-disciplinary team
  • IT skills - computer literate in email, Word & PowerPoint

Personal Qualities


  • Evidence to support personal initiatives in supporting service delivery
  • Able to carry out moderate physical effort throughout concurrent activities
  • Motivated
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Diplomatic and sensitive to others need



  • Able to commit to flexible working and weekend working
  • Driving license and access to motor vehicle for work purposes

Trust Values


  • Effective open Communication
  • Excellence and safety in all that we do
  • Challenge but support
  • Expect respect and dignity
  • Local Healthcare that inspires confidence

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust


George Eliot Hospital

College Street


CV10 7DJ

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