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Senior Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist / Hand Therapy

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Physiotherapist, Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking to develop your hand therapy skills? We are looking to recruit an innovative and enthusiastic physiotherapist or occupational therapy to join our hand therapy team. Substantive and fixed term opportunities may be available.

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is an Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) and we have two clinical academics within the therapy team supporting improvement and research projects. St-Mary's is home to the North West London's Major Trauma Centre giving our team a unique experience treating complex major trauma patients and truly work in a multidisciplinary team.

Our mission is to provide world class healthcare for our patients, through excellence in research, education and training.

The post is static and based at Charring Cross and St-Mary's Hospital. The post holder will carry a varied caseload of patients referred by trauma and orthopaedic, plastics and rheumatology. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing a largely outpatient caseload, but will also have responsibilities covering hand therapy inpatients on the wards.

Main duties of the job

To provide high quality hand therapy management to patients at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. To perform advanced hand therapy assessment of patients with diverse presentations and complex physical and psychological conditions, to develop and deliver an individualised treatment programme

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • Degree (or equivalent) in Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapist.
  • State registration with the Health Professions Council.
  • Evidence of CPD through maintenance of a portfolio.
  • Demonstrate learning of personal effectiveness and first line leadership from experience and from both formal and informal CPD activity.


  • Membership of the BAHT



  • Recent substantial and sustained experience in relevant physiotherapy specialities and clinical settings
  • Experience of working as part of a physiotherapy and multidisciplinary team
  • To have participated in service development projects.
  • Experience of clinical education of staff, students or assistants.
  • Experience of supervision of students/ physiotherapy assistants, with development of basic supervision skills.


  • Experience of supervision of students/ physiotherapy assistants, with development of basic supervision skills.
  • Previous experience in hand therapy

Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities


  • Able to apply a range and depth of knowledge to this specialist area
  • Able to use knowledge of a range of treatment approaches in the specialist area.
  • Able to make sound clinical decisions based on knowledge/ experience/circumstances and utilise advanced clinical reasoning skills.
  • Able to carry out manual therapy techniques and therapeutic handling, requiring skilful and strenuous physical effort during the working day.
  • Competent IT skills
  • Good presentation skills.

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital


W2 1NY

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