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Physiotherapy Team Leader-MSK Out patients

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title -Physiotherapy Team Leader- MSK Out-patients

Hours per week 37.5 Hours

Perm/Fixed Term-Permanent

Salary-�43,742 - �50,056 per annum

Closing date: 29th November 2023

Interview Date-TBC

There is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and motivated Physiotherapist to join the Therapy Team at George Eliot Hospital as the Physiotherapy Team leader of MSK Out-patient's Therapy Services.

This post may close early due to high numbers of applicationsso you are advised to apply promptly.

All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.

A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertise and enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.


Main duties of the job

  • To provide highly specialist assessment, treatment and advice to patients within specialist area.
  • To work in close liaison with the MDT and community partners and to provide specialist training and support
  • To focus on developing and promoting the role of Physiotherapy within the specialty, as well as developing and promoting protocols and standards in the care within the relevant field
  • Provide leadership for the Therapy team, in planning, coordinating, delivering and evaluating the Therapy service provided to the specialist area on a day to day basis
  • To provide clinical leadership to staff within the wider therapy team when required due to staff absence.
  • To participate in weekend rota, and 7 day services as required (in T& O)

About us

Here at George Eliot our vision to 'excel at patient care' takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:

Effective Open Communication

excellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence

Benefits: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to provide clinical and Team leadership with a focus on delivering a high quality of care across the clinical areas as well as overseeing the successful delivery and expansion of the role of Therapy

Experience within service improvement and development is essential.

You will be expected to participate in the weekend T& O rota

Please see job description for further details

Person Specification

Experience and Knowledge


  • oExtensive postgraduate experience working within the relevant clinical field with a minimum 5 years' experience
  • oExcellent advanced knowledge of the management of relevant patient group
  • oExtensive experience of working closely with MDT
  • oExperience of clinical education of less experienced staff (including students)
  • oExperience working within the NHS


  • oEvidence of participation in audit/research

Qualifications and Professional Training


  • oDegree/Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • oHCPC registration
  • Evidence of post graduate learning


  • oMembership of appropriate special interest group

Skills and Abilities


  • oAbility to work independently
  • oAbility to demonstrate autonomous highly specialized clinical intervention and decision making
  • oAbility to demonstrate highly specialized assessment and treatment skills for complex acute specialist patients
  • oDemonstrate up to date knowledge of best practice and current research in specialist area
  • oAbility to pass on skills/knowledge to others within both formal and informal environments
  • oAbility to allocate and supervise other workers within specialist area
  • oHighly developed Inter-personal and communication skills
  • oAbility to work within a MDT and with an interdisciplinary approach
  • oCritical Appraisal
  • oWell-developed leadership skills
  • oExperience of service development
  • oAbility to manage own caseload
  • oExcellent organizational skills
  • oAppraisal and mentorship experience
  • oVery good presentational and educational skills
  • oAble to maintain judgement under pressure
  • oAble to deliver complex information in an interview way with patients whilst addressing barriers to understanding


  • oDriving licence and access to car

Employer details

Employer name

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust


George Eliot Hospital

College Street


CV10 7DJ

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