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Senior Physiotherapist - General Rotational

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
29 Apr 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Hull University Teaching Hospitals are seeking to recruit 2 x WTE, Band 6 Senior Physiotherapists to join our diverse team of allied health professionals. The post holder will work gain experience working in a large busy Acute teaching Trust as part of our General Rotation.

The General Rotation currently covers the following rotation areas:

INPATIENTS: Medicine, Respiratory, Rapid Response (Admission Avoidance), Trauma Orthopaedics, Oncology, No Criteria to Reside Unit, Neurosurgery

OUTPATIENTS: MSK, Paediatrics, Day Surgery

COMMUNITY: Hull and East Riding Falls service

The post holders will work alongside colleagues to support the 7 day service in range of in and out patient areas plus community locations. As a Senior Physiotherapist you will deliver the assessment and treatment of patients who present within acute care, delivering evidence based interventions to facilitate recovery, promote well-being and optimise independent functioning as far as reasonably possible in all areas of life

We are seeking skilled people who have proven NHS/UK experience, can adapt to changing environment and work well in a team. You will be expected to be an active member of the multi-disciplinary team and build clinical networks working in partnership with other agencies to identify and address the immediate need.

Main duties of the job

This is a Senior Physiotherapist role will align with a range Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy teams in multidisciplinary ward teams to facilitate early discharge.

These are ideal posts for Band 5 Physiotherapists who have post-graduate experience and feel ready for the opportunity of the challenge of a senior position in a large, busy, acute hospital Trust. For the right candidate(s) we would consider Band 5 to 6 development roles.

The post holder will be self motivated and aspirational, be able to assess in an effective and timely manner in a rapid paced environment. Pathways will support early recognition of deterioration with appropriate escalation processes in place to maintain patient safety.

Support will be provided to enhance operational management skills and the post holder will contribute to service planning, development and teaching. As a Senior Physiotherapist, the post holder will be a role model for their team and pride themselves on delivering high quality care and motivate their team to do the same.

Being a driver, or having demonstrable means of independently travelling to patient's residences in the community, is essential in this post due to the community aspect of the rotation. The post holder will contribute to 7 day services, working patterns up to 8 pm in some teams, and contribute to the Respiratory On-call Service.

About us

The Humber Health Partnership is one of the largest acute and community Partnership arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Partnership has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Partnership and our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see job description specification for further details which are attached.

Current professional registration (HCPC) is required for this post

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled Worker Visa sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. You can determine the likelihood ofobtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post by assessing your circumstances against criteria specified on the website.

Person Specification



  • Recognised qualification in Physiotherapy i.e. degree
  • HPC Registration
  • Driver with access to vehicle OR demonstrable means of independently travelling to patient's residences in the community.


  • Relevant post-graduate qualification or studies - i.e. PG Cert/Diploma/recognised relevant courses



  • Able to demonstrate a minimum of 12 months recent NHS experience
  • Evidence of clinical physiotherapy experience in acute hospital environment in the NHS/UK
  • Evidence of involvement in supporting other staff/students


  • SLIP (supported learning in practice) trained

Skills and Knowledge


  • Demonstrable knowledge of NHS discharge systems and processes
  • Evidence of achievement of relevant B5 core physiotherapy competencies in current role


  • Evidence of achievement of Respiratory/on-call competencies in current/recent role

Employer details

Employer name

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Hull Royal Infirmary

Anlaby Road



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