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Senior Physiotherapist - IRAS

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per anumm
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Full Time
We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic Senior Physiotherapist to join our team.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a developing service. The North East Essex Integrated Urgent Crisis Response Service is a newly integrated team which aims to ensure that patients are cared for in the right place at the right time by providing urgent community response, community IV antimicrobial therapy, admission prevention and discharge from ED and EAU, and community support.

You will be supported to develop new skills and build on your existing experience.

This is a fixed term post until 30th September 2024

Main duties of the job

To provide a high standard therapy service in the emergency assessment areas and ED.

To provide evidence based therapy service that adheres to RCOT/ CSP/ HCPC and CQC clinical and quality standards.

To ensure as far as is reasonably practical the safety of the patients in your care.

To supervise and assist in the development of junior therapists, unqualified staff and students on placement.

To undertake audit of both clinical practice and processes to increase efficiency and effectiveness.

To undertake weekend working as part of a seven day service.

Undertake late shifts encompassing 10:00-18:00. In addition to regular Hours of 08:30-16:30

About us

One of the largest Trust's in East Anglia, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) provide hospital and community health services to people living across a wide geographical area. We deliver care from two main hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, six community hospitals and in patients' own homes. You will be joining a team of over 11,000 amazing colleagues providing care to 800,000 residents.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health & Wellbeing programme offer a range of services including mental health support. We offer a range of flexible working opportunities.

Our philosophy is that Time Matters to everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which do not work or cause time delays for our staff and patients.

Please ensure you read the attached information regarding Covid vaccination requirements.

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge then we are keen to hear from you.

Find out about living and working with us -

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the responsibilities and duties of this role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification



  • Proven post registration experience
  • Range of acute care experiences in core specialities
  • Experience of managing the work of others


  • Experience of working with assistants / technicians
  • Experience of evidencing and auditing practice
  • Experience of working in an integrated therapy team



  • BSc /MSc Physiotherapy
  • Member RCOT or CSP
  • Registered with HCPC


  • Validated post registration courses
  • LEO / leadership
  • Accredited wheelchair assessor



  • In-depth Knowledge of relevant diagnoses and their management
  • Principles and practices of acute rehabilitation
  • Current evidence based practice


  • Falls re-education
  • Clinical Governance/ CQC
  • Role of RCOT/ CSP

Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust


Colchester General Hospital



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