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Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Team Leader

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£45,753 to £52,067 per annum
Closing date
24 Nov 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are actively seeking the ideal candidate to step into the role of leading our Orthopaedic physiotherapy team alongside another colleague.

As a specialised practitioner, you will hold your own caseload while also taking the helm of the services leadership.

This role comes with a Golden Hello of �2,500.00 which is paid over your first 12 months. Terms and conditions will apply. For further information please enquire by contacting the Resourcing Team at and quote 384-JH-EMF14663

Main duties of the job

You will have a mixed case load of trauma and elective patients. We currently lead the management and fitting of spinal orthosis and are actively involved within the local rehabilitation network, with involvement in the Trust's Trauma Care Delivery Group, Trauma Unit Peer Reviews.

You will work alongside a Team lead colleague who leads in elective care taking pivotal role in the Trusts elective fast track recovery pathways.

A plethora of training and growth prospects await, all designed to bolster your role as you steer the team towards delivering exceptional patient care. Furthermore, you'll be empowered by peer collaboration and mentorship from a friendly and supportive management structure.

The post is a full time role, with requirement to work across weekends. There are opportunities for part time and flexible working if the service needs are met.

About us

Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC.

Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.

Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will work as a clinical specialist within Orthopaedics carrying a case load alongside leading and managing the service. The post holder will provide management and leadership to the team, ensuring excellent standards of service delivery to our patients.

This service is a 7 day service and the post holder will be required to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service.

Person Specification



  • HCPC Registration
  • Member of specific interest group
  • MCSP or equivalent


  • Management qualification



  • Extensive experience within Orthopedics.
  • In-depth knowledge base of Orthopedics.
  • Evidence of post registration education and continuous professional development.
  • Experience of undertaking clinical audit.
  • Experience of delivering training.
  • Experience of service evaluation and delivery.
  • Experience of analysing data and providing effective reports.


  • Experience of managing and leading a team.
  • Knowledge and experience of using the Cerner system.

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Surrey Foundation Trust



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