Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Crumpsall, Manchester
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum, (Pro Rata)
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the ARAS team as we develop services alongside our ICB to provide closer to home care for respiratory patients.

ARAS aims to provide care to patients with COPD across both primary and secondary care from diagnosis, acute care through to long-term management. Using up to date evidenced based information we aim to enable patients to continue living to the best of their ability.

We are looking for a dynamic, passionate and skilled clinician who will provide clinical assessment, treatment and management of patients with respiratory diseases They will demonstrate drive and enthusiasm to work creatively to contribute to service improvement initiatives through project work, with our patients, staff and partners. They will provide pulmonary rehabilitation courses in the community and offer physiotherapy support to patients, the team and related healthcare professionals.

Main duties of the job

To perform specialist assessment and treatment of patients and determine a clinical diagnosis, develop, implement, evaluate and modify individualised treatment programmes either in clinics or patients homes

Ensure appropriate pathways of care and communication via liaison and referral to other agencies as required.

To run pulmonary rehabilitation classes in hospital and community settings, or homes as appropriate.

Promote self management for all patients by providing education and support

To supervise junior physiotherapists, therapy assistants and students

To comply with statutory requirements for physiotherapy and with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and HPC standards and codes of professional conduct

To access supervision and support from a senior physiotherapist. Clinical work is routinely peer reviewed and audited. Supervision takes the form of regular formal and informal training, clinical reasoning sessions and reflective practice.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Degree in Physiotherapy or equivalent
  • HPC registration
  • 3 years post registration experience including respiratory
  • Advanced reasoning skills


  • Teaching, supervisory and appraisal skills and experience
  • Understanding computers and applications
  • Experience in audit, research and development

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


North Manchester General Hospital

Delauneys Road

Crumpsall, Manchester

M8 5RB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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