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Band 6 - Senior Physiotherapist, Women's Health/Pelvic Health

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Abbotts Langley
£37,162 to £44,629 a year inc. HCA
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Full Time
Due to maternity leave, we have an exciting working opportunity in our Outpatient Women's Health/Pelvic Health Physiotherapy Service based at the West Hertfordshire Therapy Unit, Jacketts Field, Abbots Langley.

This is a static, fixed term, Band 6 Physiotherapy role.

We would welcome applications from staff looking for either full time or part time opportunities. (Full time, 37.5 hours, 7 month post. Or part time, 22.5 hours, 12 month post).

The successful candidate will work as part of a dynamic Outpatient Physiotherapy Team seeing a range of women's health/pelvic health presentations, gaining a wealth of experience, and further developing clinical assessment and treatment skills within this specialist area.

We are looking for a band 5 or band 6, who ideally has had some previous experience in this specialism, and is wishing to further develop in a fixed term static position.

Please note that interviews will take place, Jacketts Field site/face to face, on Monday 2nd October 2023.

Main duties of the job

You will be working in a busy, friendly outpatient department seeing GP, Consultant, and Enhanced Community Gynaecology Service referrals, undertaking assessment and treatment face to face, but also virtually as/when appropriate. Typical caseload may include patients presenting with urinary incontinence, over active bladder, faecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, post natal perineal injuries, pelvic pain and pelvic floor dysfunction.

About us

There has never been a more exciting time to join West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust! Major redevelopment works are planned as part of the New Hospital Programme. These will be most dramatic at Watford General Hospital where up to 90% of buildings will be new. The trust has recently gained 'teaching hospital' status which reflects the dedicated work of many teams and individuals who have set the standard for delivering high quality training, learning and education at all levels of the workforce. We encourage and welcome people with disabilities. If you need help, please ask. We reserve the right to close this advert early due to the volume of applicants. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. If you do not hear back within 3 weeks of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful candidate will be supported by a Band 7 tier through a well-established probation, competency, supervision and appraisal process. We also offer in-service training opportunities and experience will be gained in the supervision of Band 5 Physiotherapist/other junior staff members as well as Physiotherapy students. There are also opportunities for paid study leave and/or course funding both internally/externally. In addition, whilst very hard working, we are a sociable department committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff. We have a comprehensive Special Leave Policy, a Well-being Champion on site, Employee Assistance Programme, Spiritual and pastoral support and links to the Here for you service.

To provide physiotherapy care in the outpatient womens health / pelvic health Physiotherapy setting.

To assess and treat patients with diverse presentations and complex physical and psychological conditions, providing a diagnosis and developing and delivering individualised treatment programmes.

To communicate with relevant colleagues, MDT members, and patients, relatives and carers in order to facilitate a team approach to patient care.

To hold responsibility for own case load, working without direct supervision.

To be responsible for supervision, education and assessment of more junior physiotherapists, students, and clerical staff.

To undertake evidence-based audit and to assist in the implementation of specific changes to practice or contribute to service protocols.

To participate in virtual consultation model, when required.

To participate in an extended hours and 7 day working pattern, once/if implemented.

Person Specification

Your application will be scored against the JD/ Person Specification


  • 0 - does not meet the person specification 1 - reserved meets some person specification requirements 2 - Meets all person specification requirements

Employer details

Employer name

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Jacketts Field

Abbotts Langley


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