Specialist Physiotherapist

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 a year per annum( pro rata for part time)
Closing date
5 Jul 2023

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Job summary

Do you want to work in a dynamic, innovative Trust and where there is a strong focus on staff development?

The Neuro-rehabilitation team at Basildon Hospital is seeking a forward thinking and dynamic Band-6 Physiotherapist to cover maternity leave (22.50 hours per week).The successful candidate will need to work holistically within the MDT and utilise their profession specific skill set to deliver high quality care and support to the patients with neuro diagnosis.

If you are interested in the role and believe you hold the qualities we require, then apply today!

Main duties of the job

  • Perform specialist physiotherapeutic assessment of patients with diverse neurology presentations and complex physical and psychological conditions, to provide a diagnosis and to develop and deliver a specialised individual treatment programme.
  • To undertake all aspects of clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner.
  • Participate in CPD and other departmental activities.
  • Supervise staff in Neuro rehabilitation Setting at a lower grade and students (own discipline)
  • To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of own work, including the management of patients in your care, working without direct supervision.
  • Maintain respiratory competencies to facilitate participation in out of hours service as required
  • To deputise for the Band 7 in their absence, taking responsibility for operational management of the team; allocating and organising the work of Junior and Assistant staff to meet service priorities on a daily basis. To cover other physiotherapists in time of need.
  • Undertake evidence-based audit and research projects to further own and teams practice within department.
  • Work within Trust Guidelines and CSP Guidelines, and to have a good working knowledge of national and local standards, and monitor own and others' quality of practice as appropriate.
  • To participate with the evening, weekend and statutory holiday on-call duties.

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details of main responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Degree in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registration


  • Member of the CSP



  • Band-5 or equivalent experience in neuro
  • Band-5 or equivalent experience in respiratory


  • Experience in supervising staff
  • On call experience

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