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Physiotherapist Band 6

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,503 a year includes high cost area supplements (HCAS)
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Are you looking for your next challenge? It is a perfect time to consider joining us at the Royal Surrey Foundation Trust as a Physiotherapist .We are a friendly and supportive acute and community Trust with a specialism in cancer surgery.

We have fantastic opportunities for you whether you are starting out in your career or wish to take it in a new direction.
  • Opportunities for professional and personal development.
  • Opportunities to participate and also lead sessions on the In-Service Training Programme
  • Post graduate education
  • Clinical supervision from a Senior Physiotherapist
  • Flexible working
  • Multidisciplinary working
  • Health and wellbeing programme
  • We are also investing in our site, with plans to spend more than �45million on our building and new equipment in the next few years.
  • Buy and sell annual leave
  • Job rotation
  • A Gym within the department which can be used by staff either before or after working times.
  • Non financial support with HCPC registration
  • Research

Additionally, if you are an international candidate:
  • Skilled worker Visa Sponsorship for 6 years
  • Guaranteed 2 months of accommodation on site the first month will be paid for by the Trust
  • Flights to UK and transport from airport provided.
  • A welcome pack, which includes all of the essentials such as bedding, kitchen, ware etc.
  • Professional Registration Fee Reimbursment
  • Contribution to 1st English Language Test Exam Fee

Main duties of the job

We have multiple opportunities across all inpatient areas and have rotations or static positions within respiratory, acute respiratory medicine, critical care and surgery including head and neck, abdominal, breast and gynae-oncology surgery, cardiac & Pulmonary rehabilitation and respiratory out-patients, medical rehabilitation including facilitating early supported discharge, surgical prehabilitation, and general inpatient rotation

There are also opportunities to become static in the above areas.

We also provide services to community hospitals within the wider area and to people in their own home.

Our services cover 7 days per week and the post holder will be expected to work some weekends and bank holidays. Use of own car for business use is preferable but not essential.
  • Ideal applicants will already be HCPC registered, however we are happy to consider PTs who are internationally trained and registered, or who are seeking to obtain HCPC registration. Those who don't currently hold HCPC will commence one band lower, at a band 4 and may then only progress to a band 5 pending competency sign off, to meet a satisfactory band 6 level.

For further information, an informal visit/chat please contact Sam Towers Head of Physiotherapy or Rebecca Kenyon Superintendent Physiotherapist

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 respiratory, in a range of settings including inpatients, outpatients and patient homes.

To assess and treat patients in respiratory teams . To support the team in the organisation and provision of an efficient, high quality and coordinated physiotherapy service for patients on relevant clinical area . To undertake a defined clinical caseload. To ensure that patient and service standards and priorities are met.

Person Specification



  • Previous Acute NHS experience at Band 5 level, or similar
  • Achieved core skills in all core Junior rotations, including respiratory.
  • Evidence to support knowledge base in Respiratory.


  • Previous Senior Experience in Respiratory/Surgery/ICU
  • Experience with line management of junior/non registered staff i.e. Supervision sessions, goal setting, appraisals



  • HCPC registered. However we are happy to consider applicants who are internationally trained and registered, or who are seeking to obtain HCPC registration
  • BSc Physiotherapy


  • Member of CSP
  • Member of Specific interest group
  • Post graduate qualifications in Respiratory

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