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Bank Physiotherapist

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
26 Mar 2024

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Band 5
Part Time
This post involves working across the South Devon Health Community in a range of ward settings, out-patient departments, intermediate care facilities, patients own home and community facilities.

To provide a high standard of Physiotherapy service to general musculoskeletal out-patients, in and out-patient trauma and orthopaedics, medical and surgical, neurology, elderly and intermediate care, community rehabilitation and specialist rehabilitation services, specialist in-patient services in ICU and CCU.

Deputise for more senior staff in their absence (daily/weekly basis), taking responsibility for allocating and organising the work of assistant and support staff to meet priorities on a daily basis.

Main duties of the job

  • To value everyone as an individual and actively support their right to have their voice heard in decisions about how their needs are met.
  • To value differences and individuality, showing respect to all.
  • To respond with humanity and kindness to every person, by listening attentively and respecting others in conversations.
  • To respect every person's preferred wishes whilst providing nursing care within their own home
  • To provide the highest quality of care by listening to and acting on feedback.
  • By taking personal responsibility you will play your part in sustainably improving services by implementing change positively and contributing to MDT discussions in a constructive and flexible way.
  • To work in partnership to achieve the best possible outcomes for our people.
  • Helping and supporting your colleagues so that you work well together to achieve common goals and objectives.

About us

You will be joining the organisation at an exciting time. As the first fully integrated care organisation in England, we are working to improve the way we deliver safe, high-quality health and social care. We have a positive and vibrant working atmosphere, We are proud of our investment in our staff both in terms of developing potential career skills and valuing people.

Why work with us- Torbay Hospital provides acute care for the local community and has several community hospitals, and is a hot-spot for those who are considering living by the sea or within half an hour of Dartmoor National Park and an hour to Exmoor National Park. Meanwhile, Plymouth and Exeter are also both within a short drive to enjoy the culture, maritime history and shopping experiences.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Full Vacancy details can be found on the attached Job Description/Person Specification. Please refer to your suitablilty to the post in your supporting information from the role requirements or person specification.

Person Specification



  • Diploma/degree in physiotherapy
  • State registration - current HCPC certificate.
  • Recent evidence of CPD maintained in a portfolio, including attendance at recent Postgraduate courses relevant to the clinical field



  • Experience in the core clinical areas of physiotherapy within an NHS setting - areas include respiratory, musculoskeletal, acute inpatient and elderly care, trauma and orthopaedics, community or intermediate care and neurological conditions


  • Post Graduate experience in Physiotherapy related field

Employer details

Employer name

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust


Torbay Hospital

Lowes Bridge



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