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Senior Rotational Physiotherapist

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£37,162 to £44,629 per annum - includes high cost area supplements (HCAS)
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking to join a dynamic, forward thinking department and looking to expand your clinical skills?

We have fantastic opportunities for staff who have completed their basic rotations or who are looking to expand their existing clinical knowledge within inpatient Orthopaedics.

There is a requirement for flexible working as the service operates over 7 days and bank holidays on a roster system.

We pride ourselves in supporting staff with good team and department structures and morale. We run specialist clinical training, non clinical training, student training as well as supporting external courses. You will be supported by Team Leaders and Senior peers. We also have superb working relationships with our Consultants and Ward Teams.

Our clinical staff are involved in Trust level clinical and nonclinical projects and have opportunities to drive service development, audit and evidence based practice.

Main duties of the job

This dynamic high profile team is at the forefront of pathway redesign and takes the lead in case management and discharge planning of elective and trauma patients. The Royal Surrey is a Trauma Unit and the Physiotherapists lead with the management and fitting of hard collars and other spinal orthoses. In addition to this we have routine elective surgery, as well as an Orthogeriatric led fracture neck of femur service. Patients are seen initially within the acute Trust and then moved to a subacute site for further rehabilitation.

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

To provide physiotherapy to relevant patients within clinical specialty area, in a range of settings including inpatients, outpatients and patient homes.

To assess and treat patients in relevant rotational area . To support the team in the organisation and provision of an efficient, high quality and co-ordinated physiotherapy service for patients in each area . To undertake a defined clinical caseload. To ensure that patient and service standards and priorities are met. To provide clinical supervision to assigned junior physiotherapists, technical instructors, physiotherapy assistants and students

Person Specification



  • HCPC registration
  • BSc Physiotherapy


  • Member of CSP
  • Member of Specific interest group
  • Post graduate qualifications in Orthopaedics

Knowledge & Experience


  • Previous Acute NHS experience at Band 5 level
  • Achieved core skills in all core Junior rotations, including Orthopaedics
  • Evidence to support knowledge base in specialist area
  • Previous acute NHS experience


  • Previous Senior Experience in Orthopaedics

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Surrey Hospital



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