Senior Respiratory Physiotherapist

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 a year Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Physiotherapist, Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Interested in Respiratory Physiotherapy but looking for a part time role. This is the job for you!

An exciting role has become available at Basildon Hospital for a Physiotherapist looking to specialise in respiratory care. Rotations across 2 critical cares, acute medical and respiratory wards and respiratory out patient clinics allows the successful candidate to develop their knowledge of respiratory care in a friendly, supportive environment.

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

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be rotational based within the Cardiorespiratory team providing physiotherapy assessment and treatment to adult patients on the acute medical wards and critical care.

There is also opportunities to gain experience in the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, a tertiary centre providing specialist cardiology and cardiothoracic care.

We are a friendly, supportive team with a wealth of skilled senior clinicians, including 2 clinical specialists who have a passion for respiratory and developing staff in this exciting field of physiotherapy.

Regular critical care MDT training sessions are held for the band 6 physiotherapists in the team facilitating learning and development.

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

For full details about this varied and rewarding role, please see attached job description, but some of the responsibilities include

Providing a physiotherapy service to the acute medical and respiratory wards and Critical care.

The post involves respiratory on call responsibilities and 7 day working.

Person Specification



  • HCPC state registered Physiotherapist
  • Degree in Physiotherapy

Knowledge and skills


  • Band 5 core rotations including respiratory and critical care


  • on call experience
  • evidence of staff supervision

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

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust





SS16 5NL

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