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Physiotherapist Practitioner

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Band 7
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Physiotherapist to join our well established group of Emergency Practitioners. The successful candidate will be responsible for assessing, treating and discharging patients with acute and chronic MSK injuries who present in ED, working as an autonomous practitioner.

Main duties of the job

A Physiotherapist Practitioner is able to provide an autonomous, high quality, patient focused, efficient and comprehensive assessment of patients attending the Emergency Department (ED) with musculoskeletal injuries or problems.

This will encompass the skills of assessment, examination, diagnosis and treatment within an agreed scope of practice in the Emergency Department. The post holder will work as part of the practitioner rota ensuring the safe referral and discharge of patients.

About us

At the RUH we're proud to put people at the heart of what we do, working together as one team to make a difference for our patients, each other, and our community. No matter what your role is, we value everyone's contribution in supporting the exceptional, person-centred care we pride ourselves on.

We are committed to creating a compassionate and inclusive environment. This can be seen in our growing community of staff networks - celebrating successes and creating opportunities to listen and learn. We value our differences, champion kindness and civility, and truly believe that diversity makes us stronger.

A culture of learning, developing and innovating is the thread that runs throughout our whole organisation. We want to support you to thrive, taking your career to its full potential.

We value staff wellbeing, with a well-established programme of support. We believe in a holistic approach spanning all aspects of living a healthy life, including physical, emotional, spiritual and financial wellbeing. We've even got a pool!

We are committed to supporting you and hope you want to join our team. In the meantime, find out more about living and working the beautiful historic city of Bath, learn about our extensive package of staff benefits, and read about how we're providing healthcare fit for the future with the landmark Dyson Cancer Centre and our passion for research.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please find attached to the vacancy a detailed person specification and job description for further information about this role.

Person Specification



  • Experience working in a similar role


  • Extensive experience in a similar role



  • Registered with HCPC
  • Practicing physiotherapy practitioner


  • Qualification in advanced physiotherapy practice

Employer details

Employer name

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust


Royal United Hospital

Combe road



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