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Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5 Physiotherapists required. Six month rotational posts. Busy city centre Trust. Liverpool University Hospital Foundation Trust Therapies department are pleased to offer a number of rotational physiotherapy med surg/MSK posts across all sites including Aintree, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen hospitals. Open to qualified staff and 2024 Spring/Summer graduates wishing to start no later than October 2024.

Main duties of the job

Liverpool University Hospital Foundation Trust (LUHFT) Therapies department are pleased to offer a number of Band 5 rotational physiotherapy positions.

We have a variety of rotations across all cores areas including:
  • Respiratory Care including Critical Care
  • Major Trauma
  • First Response Team (AED)
  • Older Peoples' Services
  • Stroke Services
  • Acute Medicine
  • Orthopaedic inpatients
  • MSK outpatients including Fracture Clinic

Successful applicants will work within the Therapies Directorate across our three hospitals and satellite centres.

We are a busy city wide Trust offering services to adults.

Our teams are led by highly skilled senior clinicians and our Management team. We are committed to the supervision and development of staff and services.We offer services in a variety of locations: within our hospitals within the community supporting patients in their homes within the community in satellite clinics. Staff may be required to travel within the city. Staff are required to be flexible.

We have a strong commitment to staff development with a structured supervision and appraisal process. You will have a named supervisor and will have opportunities to attend study days and courses as appropriate. Staff who are new to the NHS will be offered a preceptorship programme and will have a named preceptor.

Depending on your rotation you may be required to support seven day services and extended working days. Certain teams cover early and late shifts and participate in on-call services.

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

To hear more about our achievements click here

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the detailed Job Description attached

To undertake physiotherapy assessment, clinically diagnose and implementagreed treatment plans, evaluate care delivery according to health careneeds for routine and complex patients, seeking advice from seniors as required. To work within CSP and HCPC guidelines.

To ensure effective communication with patients, carers and all other Health & Social Care Professionals regarding all aspects of patient care.

This will include patients who may have difficulties in understanding or communicating.

To participate in Departmental Planned Out of Hours Working andEmergency On-Call Rota when sufficiently competent.

To represent Physiotherapy Service at Multidisciplinary Meetings to ensure the delivery of a co-ordinated Multidisciplinary Service.

To be responsible for organising and planning own caseload to meet service and patient priorities.

If you have any questions regarding this position please contact one of our Therapy Managers. You will be sent more information about the interview process if you are shortlisted. Posts of this nature tend to attract a high number of applicants and this advert may need to be closed early.

Fixed term and bank opportunities may be available. Please state if you have a preference for these at interview.

Person Specification



  • Degree in Physiotherapy
  • Health Professions Council Registration



  • Experience in a wide range of specialties including acute medicine, respiratory, musculoskeletal and rehabilitation.


  • UK NHS experience (undergraduate or postgraduate)
  • Some experience as a basic grade
  • Member of a special interest group



  • Ability to manage own caseload



  • Good clinical, planning and evaluation skills
  • Time management skills
  • Effective communication skills


  • I.T. skills



  • Able to work as a team member
  • Reliability
  • Willingness to work flexibly

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Rlh Therapies Rotational

Prescott Street


L7 8XP

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