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Team Leader Physiotherapist

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£45,753 to £52,067 a year pro-rata - includes high cost area supplements (HCAS)
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Physiotherapist, Other allied health
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
The Physiotherapy Department is a dynamic, friendly and cohesive department. The team see immediate postoperative fractured neck of femurs under the orthogeriatric consultants as well as a mixture of general Trauma, and elective work. We are looking for a part-time Team Leader to work 18.75 hours per week.

Main duties of the job

This post provides an opportunity for an existing Team Leader or a Senior 2 with the relevant clinical and leadership skills to help lead a large team of staff within a busy service covering 7 days.

Flexible working is required covering the rostered 7 day service as well as staggered days and later finishes.

You will act as joint clinical lead for the service (with the existing Team Leader) whilst improving your managerial/ organisational skills and will be considered part of the departments management team and have support from a Superintendent.

This post will take on the trauma lead element of Physiotherapy, with involvement in the Trusts Trauma Care Delivery Group, Trauma Unit Peer Reviews and local rehabilitation networks.

Significant experience is required at band 6 level including working at that level in an Acute NHS Trust within Orthopaedics.

Excellent team working, communication and innovation are essential within this busy, dynamic service.

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 speciality area.


Responsible for the Physiotherapeutic clinical care of all patients within the Orthopaedic Service. Responsible for the management of the team. Responsible for service delivery and development on Orthopaedics. To provide specialist treatment and assessment of patients with relevant conditions. Primarily a clinical position but time is allocate

Person Specification



  • Completed all core Junior rotations
  • Extensive experience within Orthopaedics in an acute NHS Trust or equivalent at a Senior Level.
  • Evidence to support knowledge base in specialist area
  • Evidence of post registration education and continuous professional development


  • Specialist clinical skills in Orthopaedics



  • HCPC Registration
  • Member of specific interest group
  • MCSP or equivalent

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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