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Physiotherapy Team Lead MSK

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
A great opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, suitably qualified, confident and forward-thinking Physiotherapist to manage and lead the MSK Physiotherapy service at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust based in Scunthorpe General Hospital.

You will lead an established team of highly skilled staff and will work as part of the MSK Partnership in North Lincolnshire helping to improve the pathway to provide an excellent service to our local population.

You will need to possess excellent interpersonal skills, have strong leadership and staff development skills as well as a proven track record in change management. A strong commitment to your ongoing professional education and development is essential.

Please note that previous NHS experience is required for this post.

Main duties of the job

You will manage and lead a team of registered Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists, Assistant Practitioner, Exercise Instructors and a Therapy Assistant. You will be based in the Outpatient MSK department in Scunthorpe General Hospital supported by a team of admin staff.

You must be able to provide clinical leadership and motivation to develop the existing staff whilst maintaining high professional standards, demonstrating a commitment to staff development and patient care. Ability to demonstrate sound knowledge of the specialties the service provides is essential.

You will need to possess excellent interpersonal skills, have strong leadership and staff development skills as well as a proven track record in change management. A strong commitment to your ongoing professional education and development is essential.

You must hold a current HCPC registration with a degree or Diploma. The applicant must have experience post-registration, and experience of working with Band 6 responsibilities.

Applicants will be expected to be competent to work on the respiratory on call rota or to become competent within 1 year of commencing the role.

Applicants may be required to work in community clinics and so must be able to move around the geographical area in a designated time frame.

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.

Please be aware that all newemployees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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.

Following consultation the Health and Social Care Act 2008 has been amended, which includes the provision that from 11th November 2021 all workers in CQC registered care homes are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical exemption applies. If appointed to a role which includes deployment to care homes you will be required to provide evidence of full vaccination or medical exemption in order to undertake the role. This evidence will be required post-appointment as part of the pre-employment check process. Please note that the requirement for full vaccination, or medical exemption, will be a requirement of the terms and conditions of service for staff deployed to care homes.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Degree/Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • State Registered
  • Wide range of CPD activities, including studies up to Masters level, esp. related to specialist area
  • Car driver for community posts
  • NHS experience


  • Member of special interest group or clinical network.
  • Leadership/management qualification
  • Relevant Masters Degree

Occupational Experience


  • relevant post-graduate experience
  • work in specialist areas
  • Leadership/management experience
  • Evidence of leading change


  • experience of several specialist areas of work

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust


Scunthorpe General Hospital

cliff Gardens


DN15 7BH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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