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Specialist Physiotherapist

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Physiotherapist, Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

Cardiac Rehabilitation Band 6 Physiotherapist

Band 6

30 hours per week

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and motivated Physiotherapist to join our multidisciplinary team. You will form an integral part of the Wythenshawe Hospital Cardiac Rehab Service, delivering a comprehensive service at both the hospital site and at our community venues.

Applicants should demonstrate excellent clinical and organisational skills. We require someone who is a good team worker, and communicator who is flexible and who is prepared to maintain high standards of evidence based clinical practice.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have experience of working in an outpatient cardiac rehabilitation service
  • Have experience working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Have experience supervising and training physio students and support staff

For this vacancy if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks from the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion

Main duties of the job

Delivering comprehensive assessments, holistic patient care and prescribing and delivering exercise that is safe and effective is a top priority. You will contribute to NACR, Service development, IST and the weekend rota. You will supervise support staff, physios and Students.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • BSc / Physiotherapy MSc
  • Health Professions Council Registration
  • CPD portfolio


  • Relevant post-graduate course
  • CSP member
  • BACPR training



  • Previous post graduate clinical experience
  • Post graduate experience as a junior in a broad rotational post
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Supervision and education of less experienced staff, and assistants


  • Knowledge of the working of community physiotherapy services
  • Involvement with audit and research
  • Membership of department/Trust groups e.g. Health and Safety



  • Understanding of clinical governance and its implications for practice
  • Well developed contemporary theoretical underpinning knowledge of physiotherapy


  • Awareness of the political / national situation

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

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Wythenshawe Hospital and South Manchester community


M23 9LT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.



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