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Acute Static Respiratory Physiotherapy Post

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
13 Oct 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Respiratory Therapy team. You will be expected to provide a high standard physiotherapy service undertaking all aspects of clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner.You will make recommendations to the clinical lead/manager of the service for changes to practice by the team, and may lead the implementation of specific changes to practice or contribute to development of service protocols.

You will provide a key role in the teaching of the on-call In service training, acting as support for staff on, and returning to the on-call rota. Another area teaching that this role will support is that of general respiratory competencies for community Physiotherapy staff.Regular supervision and support is provided and there is a robust program of in-service training to assist your development in this band 6 role. You will be expected in turn to support and supervise junior staff and students.You must be a car driver and oncall participation is expected as part of this role. (Please indicate on your application you have a full UK driving licence)

Main duties of the job

Perform advanced physiotherapeutic assessment of patients with diverse presentations and complex physical and psychological conditions. Use advanced clinical reasoning skills to provide a diagnosis andto develop and deliver an individualised treatment programme.

Responsible for managing own caseload and a defined area of the service, working without direct supervision.

Supervise, educate and assess physiotherapy students, assistants and staff grade physiotherapists and provide specialised advice to other health care professionals in the specific clinical area.

Undertake evidence-based audit and research projects to further own and teams clinical practice

Make recommendations to clinical lead/manager of service for changes to practice by the team. May lead the implementation of specific changes to practice or contribute to development of service protocols.

Formulate and deliver an individual treatment programme based on this assessment and on knowledge of evidence based practice and treatment options using specialised clinical assessment, reasoning skills andknowledge of treatment skills.

Assess and manage clinical risk within own and delegated patient caseloads.

About us

We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The purpose of this post is to provide a high standard of physiotherapy service undertaking all aspects of clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner.

You will be based in Scunthorpe General hospital .You will work alongside the team ensuring the service delivers excellent care to patients. .

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Degree/Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • State Registered


  • MCSP
  • Car driver for community work
  • Relevant accredited courses

Occupational Experience


  • oRange of clinical education placements
  • oEvidence of a range of CPD activities

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust



Cliff Gardens


DN15 7BH

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