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Senior Physiotherapist

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
317 Trustwide
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
We have a great opportunity for a Senior Physiotherapist to work within the Stroke Physiotherapy team.

This permanent post will work across the Stroke pathway, including Hyper Acute Stroke and Stroke Rehabilitation, alongside highly specialist Advanced Physiotherapists. The successful applicant will work with a supportive team to deliver high quality interventions based on current evidence and clinical guidelines.

The role involves a commitment to work on the Stroke bank holiday rota and the Stroke weekend rota.
  • Interview Date: 6 June 2024
  • 26 hours 15 minutes /week
  • You will be redirected to Trac to apply for the vacancy. Please expand the job details section and read all of the information before applying for the vacancy

Main duties of the job

  • To work as part of the multidisciplinary team as a Senior Physiotherapist.
  • To be responsible for own continued professional development.
  • Maintain a high standard of clinical care, quality improvement and service development.
  • Be dynamic, flexible and motivated to drive service improvement.
  • Demonstrate a high level of clinical skill, knowledge and communication

About us

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, we have around 16,000 staff and an annual income of �1 billion.

We have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.

We're also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.

Our staff oversee around 2 million patients 'contacts' each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.

Please see attached information on what Staff Benefits we have to offer at our Trust.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people's race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To provide a high standard of physiotherapy care (assessment, treatment and advice) to a complex patient group in specialty
  • If applicable to role, participate in the Senior Physiotherapy general rotational scheme, which involves working across the Trust in a range of clinical settings, some of which are regional specialities

Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first months pay.

As a flexible working friendly organisation, 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 accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

Person Specification



  • Advanced knowledge of a range of medical conditions and their impact on patient's functional abilities.
  • Sound knowledge of the physiotherapy process


  • Knowledge of undertaking research and audit projects
  • Knowledge of current NHS issues



  • NHS experience as a rotational post providing a broad range of experience across the core areas of physiotherapy
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team


  • Previous experience as a band 6
  • Experience of working with patients with physical health problems e.g. stroke, mobility problems



  • Degree or equivalent Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • State Registered with Health & Care Professions Council


  • Member of Chartered Society Of Physiotherapists
  • Involvement in relevant CSP Clinical Special Interest groups



  • Organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Commitment to personal and service development
  • Ability to present information, written and orally in a clear and logical manner


  • IT Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Specialist treatment skills e.g. manual therapy

Employer details

Employer name

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



317 Trustwide


Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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