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Highly Specialist Respiratory Physiotherapist

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 a year PA pro rata Inclusive of High Cost Area Supplement
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to expansion of our critical care and surgical services, an exciting opportunity have arisen for a experienced and dynamic physiotherapists to join the respiratory physiotherapy team, within the surgical, pre-habilitation and critical care team at Northwick Park Hospital, St. Mark's, Central Middlesex Hospital, and Ealing Hospital in North West London.

*Developmental opportunities maybe considered.

Main duties of the job

As an autonomous practitioner, to assess and treat own caseload and provide a highly specialist respiratory physiotherapy service to patients.

To work as a member of the multidisciplinary team (MDT), assessing and treating patients with respiratory problems and/or requiring physical rehabilitation, including complex cases, and maintain accurate and comprehensive patient records.
  • To work as a member of the Prehabilitation multidisciplinary team (MDT), attending the ward and wider MDTs, and attending appropriate clinics.
  • To assess and treat patients requiring physical rehabilitation both before and after complex surgeries and maintaining accurate and comprehensive patient records as per protocol for the Pre Rehabilitation role.

For full main duties, please see job description.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country. Our team of more than 8,000 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of approximately one million people providing healthcare services to the people of Brent, Harrow and beyond.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For detailed person specification, working relationships & communication requirements and level of clinical responsibility, please see job description.

Person Specification

Essential and desirable


  • oDegree / Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • oHealth Professions Council Registration
  • oEvidence of relevant post graduate courses / CPD within the specialist area e.g. modular Masters Courses
  • oMinimum of 4 years relevant clinical experience
  • 2 years of experience at Band 6 level in respiratory, covering chronic disease management and ICU.
  • oEvidence of theoretical and practical learning in previous posts leading to highly specialist level within the specialty


  • Previous band 7 experience
  • Previous respiratory experience in paediatrics
  • Involvement in research
  • Motivation/Drive & enthusiasm

Essential and desirable


  • oOpen and flexible style of management
  • oUnderstanding of clinical governance and its implications for services , including experience of quality issues and audit
  • oCompetent IT skills


  • Research in field
  • NHS experience

Essential and desirable


  • oExperience of teaching students and peers
  • oExperience of audit / research process


  • oExperience with participating in clinics
  • Previous respiratory experience in paediatrics
  • oInvolvement in Pulmonary rehabilitation

Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


Northwick Park Hospital

Watford Road



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