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Team Lead Physiotherapist - Stroke/Neuro

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
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated physiotherapist, currently in a Band 6 or 7 post, to lead our friendly Neurology team. You must be an organised person who is a good team player. Excellent communication is essential. You will lead the team alongside another part time team lead/clinical specialist.

This post is suitable for applicants who have already worked at a team lead level, or who have completed competencies in Stroke and Neurology at a band 6 level. We are committed to CPD and will work with you to further your skills and experience.

Main duties of the job

You will be based in our Neuro ward, which consists of an acute/rehab stroke unit and general neurology inpatients, and will be responsible for neuro and neuro-oncology outliers. There will also be chance to manage a small outpatient caseload of neurology and/or neuro-oncology patients. You will work closely alongside the MDT, running a 7 day service.

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 neurology and neuro-oncology, including inpatients, outpatients and potentially the community.

Responsible for the Physiotherapeutic clinical care of all patients within Neuro and Neuro-Oncology. Responsible for the management of the team. Responsible for service delivery and development in relevant areas. To provide specialist treatment and assessment of patients admitted to relevant areas. Primarily a clinical position but time is allocated for managerial responsibilities. Work flexibly to provide 7 day a week cover

Person Specification



  • BSc (hones) Physiotherapy or equivalent qualification
  • HCPC Registration
  • Member of specific interest group
  • MCSP or equivalent

Knowledge & Experience


  • Completed all core Junior rotations.
  • Extensive experience within Neuro and Neuro-Oncology in an acute NHS Trust or equivalent at a Senior Level.
  • Evidence to support knowledge base in specialist area
  • Evidence of post registration education and continuous professional development.
  • Experience of supervising staff.
  • Evidence to support performance monitoring of services.
  • Knowledge of clinical governance.
  • Experience of training and developing others


  • Experience of planning rotas and using electronic systems for rotas
  • Experience of incident reporting
  • Experience of writing policies and standard operating procedures

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Surrey Hospital



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