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Senior Physiotherapist

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£37,162 to £44,629 a year pro-rata - includes high cost area supplements (HCAS)
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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

Neuro and Oncology Team

0.5 WTE/ 18.75 hours per week

Are you looking to join a dynamic, forward thinking department and expand your clinical and non-clinical skills? We have a fantastic opportunity for you if you are looking to broaden your existing clinical knowledge within Neurology and Oncology. Relevant NHS experience including basic rotations within medicine, neurology and musculoskeletal is essential.

We pride ourselves in supporting staff with good team and department structures and morale. We run specialist clinical training, and non-clinical training. We have students on placement in specialties across the department. We also have superb working relationships with our Consultants and Multidisciplinary Teams across both inpatients and outpatients.

Main duties of the job

The team provides a 7 day service across inpatient Stroke, Neurology and Oncology. This post is a part time, substantive contract to cover 18.75 hours per week.

You will spend your time based mainly on the Stroke / Neurology ward, but may also see neurology or neuro-oncology outpatients, and cover the oncology ward to support the team. Therefore skills to assess and treat a broad caseload will be essential.

Our clinical staff are involved in Trust level clinical and non-clinical projects and have opportunities to drive service development, audit and evidence based practice.

About us

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust is a friendly, supportive, busy but welcoming acute and community Trust that is ambitious about developing our services and your career.

Our compassionate, caring and friendly colleagues make up our Royal Surrey family and are at the heart of what we do. We all have a passion for learning, continuous improvement and excelling together through innovation, research and development. There are over 4,500 members of our Royal Surrey family.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in the community and homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC. We are investing in our colleagues through our health and wellbeing programme and a commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years.

There has never been a better time to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide physiotherapy to relevant patients within clinical specialty area, in a range of settings including inpatients, outpatients and patient homes.

To assess and treat patients in relevant rotational area . To support the team in the organisation and provision of an efficient, high quality and co-ordinated physiotherapy service for patients in each area . To undertake a defined clinical caseload. To ensure that patient and service standards and priorities are met. To provide clinical supervision to assigned junior physiotherapists, technical instructors, physiotherapy assistants and students.

For a full list of duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached job description.

Person Specification



  • Previous Acute NHS experience at Band 5 level
  • Achieved core skills in all core Junior rotations, including specialty area/s
  • Evidence to support knowledge base in specialist area


  • Previous Senior Experience in Specialty Area



  • HCPC registration
  • BSc Physiotherapy


  • Member of CSP
  • Member of Specific interest group
  • Post graduate qualifications in Neurology or Neurological Treatments

Supporting information


  • Please provide any other information in support of your application.

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.

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

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust


Egerton Road




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