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Orthopedics Physiotherapy Team Leader

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£45,753 to £52,067 per annum - includes high cost area supplements (HCAS)
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Band 7
Full Time
Maternity Cover Fixed Term until 31 July 2025

The Physiotherapy Department is a dynamic, friendly and cohesive department. The team see immediate postoperative fractured neck of femurs under the orthogeriatric consultants as well as a mixture of general Trauma, and elective work.

This post provides an opportunity for an existing Team Leader or a Senior 2 with the relevant clinical and leadership skills to help lead a large team of staff within a busy service covering 7 days.

Flexible working is required covering the rostered 7 day service as well as staggered days and later finishes.

Significant experience is required at band 6 level including working at that level in an Acute NHS Trust within Orthopaedics.

Excellent team working, communication and innovation are essential within this busy, dynamic service.

Sponsorship is not available for this post.

Main duties of the job

You will act as joint clinical lead for the service (with the existing Team Leader) whilst improving your managerial/ organisational skills and will be considered part of the departments management team and have support from a Superintendent/ Head of Service

This post will take on the trauma lead element of Physiotherapy, with involvement in the Trusts Trauma Care Delivery Group, Trauma Unit Peer Reviews and local rehabilitation networks.

About us

Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have given us an overall rating of Outstanding.

Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.

Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will work as a clinical specialist within Orthopaedics carrying a case load alongside leading and managing the service. The post holder will provide management and leadership to the team, ensuring excellent standards of service delivery to our patients.

This service is a 7 day service and the post holder will be required to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service.

Please see the Job Description for full responsibilities

Person Specification



  • HCPC Registration
  • Member of specific interest group
  • MCSP or equivalent


  • Management qualification

Knowledge & Experience


  • Extensive experience within Orthopedics.
  • In-depth knowledge base of Orthopedics.
  • Evidence of post registration education and continuous professional development.
  • Experience of undertaking clinical audit.
  • Experience of delivering training.
  • Experience of service evaluation and delivery.
  • Experience of analysing data and providing effective reports.


  • Knowledge and experience of using the Cerner system.
  • Experience of managing and leading a team.

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Surrey Hospital



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