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Rotational Physiotherapist Lincoln and Louth - Band 5

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum (pro rata for Part time)
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5 Physiotherapist (Rotational)

We are Looking for a physiotherapist to join our teams at Lincoln and Louth hospital. It is an exciting time to join United Lincolnshire Hospital Trust with rotations in women's health community neuro outreach and A and E being added to the band 5 rotations. The successful candidate will cover a range of rotations including, ICU, medical, neuro rehabilitation, stroke, orthopaedics, paediatrics, older adults, cardiorespiratory, MSK, women's health, front door frailty team and the neuro outreach team.

The successful candidates base will be Lincoln and there will be an opportunity to rotate into Louth MSK outpatient setting as one of the 6 month rotations . Travel time and expenses will be included when you work at Louth hospital

You will be working within the Hospital wards and Physiotherapy outpatient setting, in a 90 member strong team that constantly sets and achieves high standards. Our team is highly focussed on supporting your development and we work hard to ensure you will receive 1:1 supervision, regular training/peer review/journal clubs and access to advice and support from our team of Clinical Specialist physiotherapists.

All physiotherapists benefit from protected CPD time, as well as the opportunity to attend locally organised courses run by nationally accredited tutors. ULHT have a preceptorship programme to support new band 5's in their first 12 months in post and we have an established band 5 training programme.

Main duties of the job

The post will be full time, and will work as part of a 7 day service. The post holder will be expected to be part of the evening on-call respiratory rota

All applicants must have a current HCPC registration.

The Physiotherapy team is a sociable one that takes advantage of Lincoln as one of the fastest growing cities in the UK with its population rising at four-times the national average, boasting an historic Cathedral Quarter, with independent shops and dining experiences nestled amongst cobbled streets. The waterfront quarter has a good range of bars and restaurants in a marina setting, where the University's student population has stimulated the growth of Lincoln's newest hub for night time economy, including live music from international artists at the Engine Shed and shopping experiences. The cost of living in Lincolnshire is one of the lowest in the country:

The University of Lincoln is a TEF Gold Standard University of which we have close links.

About us

Our Trust is situated in the beautiful county of Lincolnshire and is one of the biggest acute hospital trusts in England, serving a population of more than 700,000 people. We provide acute and specialist services to people in Lincolnshire and neighbouring counties. We have an annual income of �643 million (20/21) and we employ nearly 8,500 people.Our Board have recently agreed a new vision statement - Outstanding Care Personally Delivered - stating their ambition for our Trust to be among the best.We also have a five year Integrated Improvement Plan setting out how we will achieve our strategic objectives, for patients, services, people and partners, the last recognising that our future success depends on our ability to ensure the Lincolnshire healthcare system is successful in achieving its ambition to help people live healthier lives and provide care closer to where people live.Our latest CQC report increased our ratings for being effective and well-led from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'. Our rating for caring remained as 'Good'.This is in recognition of the huge amount of work that our amazing staff have done to improve the quality of care for our patients in recent years.We are committed to helping our staff balance their work and home lives and ensure they feel supported, valued and appreciated

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What should you do next?

Have a look at the job description, and if you like what you see, then apply today. Dont miss this fantastic opportunity to work with a great team in a supportive environment within a great institution. Your NHS needs you!

Person Specification



  • Diploma / degree in Physiotherapy
  • Evidence of maintained CPD
  • 5 GCSEs or equivalent at Grade C or above including English Language and Maths
  • Registration with the Health Professions Council (HCPC)


  • Membership of the CSP

Knowledge Skills Aptitudes


  • Knowledge of CSP guidelines, Trust policies & procedures
  • Excellent verbal, non verbal and written skills
  • Ability to work effectively alone & as part of a team
  • Ability to organise, delegate and prioritise in a timely and effective manner
  • Ability to cope with working in a moderately physical and stressful environment with aggressive and emotional people
  • Ability to evidence/demonstrate key values and behaviours in line with the Trust framework: ?Patient Centred ?Safety ?Compassion ?Respect and ?Excellence

Previous Experience


  • Well rounded experience of a variety of clinical areas as a student
  • Experience of working as part of a team/ MDT
  • Good theoretical knowledge

Specific Requirements


  • Flexibility
  • Able to motivate, and persuade patients with impaired cognitive status
  • Problem solving
  • Ability to meet the travel requirements of the post

Employer details

Employer name

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust


Lincoln County Hospital

Greetwell road



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