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Specialist Physiotherapist (Stroke Services)

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
37.5 hours per week

Base: Friarage Hospital Community - Hambleton & Richmond.

We have an exciting opportunity for Band 6 Stroke Physiotherapist to join our developing Stroke & Complex Rehabilitation Therapy Team for South Tees Hospitals. The team covers and is responsible for the rehabilitation and care of adults in Hambleton & Richmond areas. The service covers Monday to Friday.

The role involves working with specialist therapists in individuals own homes. Therefore, an ability to travel independently throughout the localities is an essential part of this job.

Main duties of the job

You will need to be able to work as part of a team and on your own, frequently using your own initiative and problem-solving skills.

The successful applicant will have skills and knowledge in Stroke, good communication and literacy skills and basic computer skills as well as good working knowledge of equipment and adaptations. Continuing professional development is actively encouraged and regular support and supervision will be provided by a Clinical Lead. Participation in service developments and clinical governance is also expected, for which there is good support to develop.

About us

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in the country, close to the North Yorkshire Moors and within easy reach of Newcastle and Leeds. It comprises two acute hospitals, The James Cook University Hospital and Friarage Hospital Northallerton and a number of community hospitals and community services.

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to:
  • Explore leadership within the NHS
  • Promote Trust Values and Behaviours
  • Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills
  • Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification



  • To be registered as a Physiotherapist and fit to practice by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • To hold a Diploma or Degree in Physiotherapy

Knowledge & Experience


  • Can demonstrate relevant/ varied post graduate experience including treating patients with stroke/ neurological conditions
  • Evidence of audit and participation in service development

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Friarage Hospital



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