Cardiac Rehab exercise specialist

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 a year pa incl. HCAS (Outer)
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will work as part of the integrated cardiac rehabilitation team providing clinical care through all phases of the cardiac rehab pathway.They will act as a cardiac health care professional to patients following an acute cardiac event and should be able to provide day to day clinical expertise to ensure delivery of a high standard Cardiac Rehabilitation Service in Croydon. The service aims to improve health and reduce inequalities by focusing on areas of greatest potential health gain through cardiac rehabilitation.

Main duties of the job

The Integrated Croydon Cardiac Rehabilitation Team Cardiac Rehabilitation Physiotherapist / Exercise Specialist (Band 6)

Are you passionate about improving care for patients with Cardiac conditions? This is an exciting opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary team of highly specialised and committed cardiac nurses, clinical exercise specialist, exercise technicians and administration staff all dedicated to providing a service to patients following an acute cardiac event. The Croydon Cardiac Rehabilitation Team is working in many innovative and exciting ways to improve the quality of life for people with cardiac disease in Croydon.

We are looking for a proactive, dynamic and self-motivated cardiac physiotherapist / exercise specialist with some experience in delivering care to patients with cardiac conditions. The successful candidate will ideally have experience in both the community and hospital settings and will have experience of delivering all phases of cardiac rehabilitation. The post holder would be expected to provide specialist exercise advice as well as delivering education and support through phases 2-3.

Our friendly and supportive team provides excellent opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge.
Interview date : 13th June 2023 (proposed)

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon and our Children's Hospital at Home cares for children with long-term conditions without them having to come to hospital.Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff. As well as offering access to a range of core skills training and professional development.

Job description

Job responsibilities

***Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role in the job description and person specification***

Person Specification



  • BSc physiotherapy / BSc Sport and Exercise Science / MSc Clinical Exercise Science
  • Experience of working with cardiac patients


  • BACPR Physical Activity Course

Knowledge and experience


  • Clinical experience appropriate to relevant work area and specifically in the management of CHD
  • Understanding of cardiac rehabilitation

Skills and abilities


  • Communication skills


  • Good IT skills

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

Croydon University Hospital NHS Trust


Croydon University Hospital

530 London Road



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