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Specialist Physiotherapists - MEOC

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Pro rata per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 Specialist Physiotherapist committed to delivering high quality care to join our elective orthopaedic service at Mexborough Elective Orthopaedic Centre. Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) working in partnership with Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (BH) and The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) are opening a dedicated orthopaedic hub for the people of South Yorkshire, with health professionals undertaking hip and knee replacement inpatient procedures alongside foot and ankle, hand and wrist, and shoulder day case surgery.

The Montagu Elective Orthopaedic Centre (MEOC) facility will feature two state-of-the-art theatre units, two anaesthetic rooms and a recovery suite, in addition to 12 inpatient beds.

Main duties of the job

As an experienced Physiotherapist, you will provide high quality clinical care for patients presenting with a variety of orthopaedic elective surgeries, providing a comprehensive assessment, decision making, provision of treatment, evaluation of care and referral to other healthcare professionals if required.

We expect that you will be fully dedicated to person-centred care and that you will work collaboratively with our multi-disciplinary teams to ensure that patients receive high quality therapy intervention and discharge planning.

To be part of our team the successful candidate will be an autonomous practitioner have recent experience of caring for patients in an acute setting, have excellent leadership and clinical skills, as well as evidence of continuing professional development, have drive, ambition, passion, a flexible approach and dedicated to working in this modern, high quality environment supporting best practice for orthopaedic patients following GIRFT recommendations.

There may also be opportunities to gain experience through rotation within the wider Orthopaedic Therapy team at DBTH within our existing elective and trauma pathways.

About us

Doncaster & Bassetlaw NHS FT is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 420,000 across South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire, and the surrounding areas. Our services are based over three main hospital sites employing over 6,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, so whether you spend just one year or fifty with us, it's our pledge to help youDevelop,BelongandThrive,Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to support a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits including:o Extensive range of learning opportunities o NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement commencing at 27 days holiday per year plus bank holidays (pro rata).o Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

Person Specification



  • Experience as a Band 5 physiotherapist in a broad range of areas including relevant experience in Orthopaedics/ Acute in patient.
  • Experience of working as part of a physiotherapy and multidisciplinary team.
  • Experience of networking within physiotherapy and in the wider Health & Social Care community.
  • Experience in clinical audit, research and effectiveness.
  • Clinical education and development of physiotherapy staff and other members of the MDT.


  • Experience in Elective care pathways
  • Leadership experience.



  • Diploma/Degree in physiotherapy
  • Current registration with the Health Care Professional Council.
  • Understanding and knowledge of clinical governance issues within own clinical practice and wider implications for delivery of patient services.
  • Portfolio evidence of reflective practice, relevant experience and CPD.


  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
  • Evidence of relevant post-graduate courses.

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Mexborough Montagu

Adwick Rd


S64 0AZ

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