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Team Lead Physiotherapist CREST

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

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Physiotherapist, Other allied health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Physiotherapy Team Lead within CREST (Cardiac and Respiratory Team) at the Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust. You will work alongside the existing team lead to manage the day-to-day running of CREST. This includes cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation services, and our respiratory outpatient service.

You must be a well-organised individual, with excellent communication skills and have extensive experience of cardiac and/or pulmonary rehabilitation within the NHS. The post requires concise decision-making and ability to liaise with all members of the multi-disciplinary team

Main duties of the job

This post is suitable for applicants who already work at Team Lead level, or experienced band 6 Physiotherapists who have a special interest cardiac/respiratory and are looking to expand their knowledge and skills. We are committed to CPD and will work with you to further your skills and experience.

Any enquiries please contact Becky Kenyon - Superintendent Physiotherapist 01483 464819

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 CREST including cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, and respiratory outpatients.

Responsible for the Physiotherapeutic clinical care of all patients within the CREST service. Responsible for the management of the CREST team. Responsible for service delivery and development in CREST . To provide specialist treatment and assessment of patients with cardiac and respiratory conditions. Primarily a clinical position but time is allocated for managerial responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Completed all core Junior rotations
  • Extensive experience within cardiac and/or pulmonary rehab within the NHS or equivalent at a Senior Level.
  • Evidence to support knowledge base in specialist area
  • Evidence of post registration education and continuous professional development
  • Experience of supervising staff
  • Experience of training and developing others


  • Evidence to support knowledge of performance monitoring of services
  • Knowledge of clinical governance
  • Experience of rota planning and use of electronic systems for rotas
  • Experience of incident reporting
  • Experience of writing policies and standard operating procedures



  • BSc (hons) Physiotherapy or equivalent qualification
  • HCPC Registration
  • Member of specific interest group
  • Member of CSP or equivalent

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