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Specialist Physiotherapist

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa/ pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity is now available in the Musculo-skeletal (MSK) Therapy Outpatient Services and PhysioWorks.

The post covers all of the MSK outpatient specialties, including upper limb, lower limb, spinal, rheumatology, temporomandibular disorders, audio-vestibular rehabilitation, hydrotherapy, pain, women's health and PhysioWorks.

MSK Therapy provides an integrated Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Podiatry service to a wide range of referral pathways, which includes direct GP and A& E referrals as well as referrals from secondary care across a huge range of disciplines and specialties. Physioworks is a community based Musculoskeletal Service consisting of approximately 60 staff. You will be expected to contribute to the orthopaedic 7 day rota.

PhysioWorks is an 8am -8pm service, you may be asked to work an evening clinic.

You will receive training, teaching, supervision and mentoring from highly experienced practitioners and work in a fast-paced environment with a focus on progressive, evidence-based practice, clinical effectiveness, and research.

We are looking for a highly motivated Physiotherapist with a progressive, flexible attitude and a willingness to learn. You will have post-registration NHS experience sufficient to acquire core competencies in physiotherapy practice for respiratory, neurological, and MSK conditions.

The interviews will take place on the 2nd October and will be face to face. There will be a practical element to the interview.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is responsible for delivering high quality, specialist physiotherapy assessment and treatment and is responsible for supervision and teaching of therapy staff and students. They will contribute to operational management and service improvement and participate in audit and service evaluation in order to measure, evolve and develop clinical practice.

About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is a large tertiary centre. MSK Therapy outpatients and PhysioWorks are part of the MSK directorate. MSK Therapy outpatients deliver care within the hospital setting and PhysioWorks deliver care in community clinics, receiving MSK GP referrals.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

Person Specification



  • BSc in Physiotherapy or equivalent
  • Current HCPC registration
  • Short Specialist post-registration training programmes



  • Post-registration experience of sufficient to acquire appropriate core competencies in Physiotherapy practice and the knowledge and skill to manage a complex specialist caseload in the chosen field


  • Clinical Governance or Health & Safety, link worker
  • Member of special Interest Group
  • Fieldwork educators Course
  • Clinical Effectiveness course/Project

Further Training


  • CPD relevant to the role
  • Post registration experience relevant to the role theory and practice


  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Clinical Governance

Special Skills/Aptitudes


  • Competent clinical reasoning, processes & practices
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and team working skills
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Can organise/prioritise work/manage multiple tasks/uses initiative
  • Accurate with written records & statistics
  • Calm under changing work situations
  • Teaches and motivates others


  • Understands therapy in an acute and community settings
  • IT literate
  • Understanding of stress/ability to help others cope under pressure

Other Factors


  • Flexible and reliable approach to work
  • Positive , proactive attitude to patient care and teamwork


  • Car Driver

Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



Graves Move More Centre, Bochum ParkWay


S8 8JR

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