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Specialist Physiotherapist - Rehabilitation

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The post offers a fantastic opportunity to rotate between inpatient rehabilitation units across Bexhill Irvine Unit and Rye. The post holder will be supported by the wider Intermediate Care rehabilitation team to develop their rehabilitation and leadership skills across a range of genres to include stroke rehabilitation, orthopaedics, complex neurology, amputee rehabilitation and frailty.

We seek motivated and innovative practitioners, with excellent communication skills and the ability to work under pressure. In return we will help you to achieve your potential by providing supportive learning environment within a supportive immediate and wider team.

Main duties of the job

This post will support cross site working between Bexhill Irvine Unit and Rye Memorial to deliver rehabilitation across Stroke, Amputee, Complex Neurology, Frailty and Orthopaedic pathways.

Please see job description for further information.

About us

A wide range of staff benefits are available to our staff including staff development, enrolment in the NHS pension scheme, auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service, access to nurseries at EDGH and Conquest, staff restaurants and on-site staff accommodation.

In addition to an internal Occupational Health department, all staff also have access to free psychological support through our confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available to staff 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Onsite parking is available from only �30 a year.

There has never been a better time to join East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, submit your application today.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • Degree or diploma in Physiotherapy
  • Current registration with HCPC
  • Post-graduate qualification or proven equivalent experience / training in a relevant field


  • Membership of specialist interest groups such as ACPRC, ICS, ACPIN
  • Practice Placement Education Certificate



  • Minimum 2 years B6 rotational experience.
  • Experience of training/supervision.
  • Experience of multi-professional working.


  • Experience within rehabilitation settings



  • Evidence of ongoing and current CPD
  • Awareness of clinical governance and understanding of the NHS and challenges facing service delivery.
  • Effectively communicate the clinical reasoning supporting treatment and management of acutely ill patients and patients with respiratory and/or neurological conditions


  • Knowledge of client centred practice.
  • Specialist intermediate care and community rehabilitation knowledge and Interest.

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Cross site - Bexhill Irvine Unit & Rye Memorial

This is a cross site role with main base being Bexhill Irvine Unit


TN40 2DZ

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