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Senior Physiotherapist - Rotational (Band 6)

North Bristol NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata for part time roles.
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity to offer rotational inpatient physiotherapy positions, based at Southmead Hospital.

The roles comprise of the assessment, management and discharge planning of our inpatient caseload. With this senior rotation the patient caseload may be varied with a range of complex conditions including major trauma, ICU, neuroscience and medicine.

To understand more about Physiotherapy at NBT, click here to watch our video.

Main duties of the job

- Assessment and management of the acute inpatient caseload.

- Support the clinical lead with the day to day running of the team

- Delegate work to team members including therapy support workers

- As a senior member of staff this position will help with the day to day running of the wards and support other junior members of staff including students.

- Work closely with the Multi-disciplinary team

- To participate in service improvement projects, to work towards the departmental vision.

- This position will also participate in weekend working and on call services.

About us

North Bristol Trust is a major trauma centre, regional centre for burns and plastics, neuroscience, elective orthopaedic surgery and vascular surgery.

The department is progressing towards a weekend working pattern and therefore the candidate must be prepared to work weekly contracted hours over a 7 day rotation in accordance with the service need.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

- Hold a Degree/Diploma in Physiotherapy

- Be registered with the HCPC

- Have relevant Healthcare experience

- Have a broad knowledge and experience in the field of physiotherapy

- Be able to prioritise and manage their own workload

- Have excellent communication skills

-Have the ability to work sensitively and effectively with patients and family members.

- Be able to work individually and/or as part of an MDT

- Be able to carry out moderate to intense physical effort throughout the working day.

- Have evidence of continuing professional development.

- Be flexible to adapt to the needs of the service.

Person Specification

HCPC reg Degree, relevant CPD


  • Hcpc / relevant CPD


  • Postgraduate CPD relevant to acute setting
  • Clinical Educator Training



  • On call competent
  • Wide variety of acute experience



  • Expreince of supervising , students , junior staff and support workers

Team working


  • Evidence of strong team working , physio , MDT, wider,


  • Taking lead role in team

Service development


  • evidence of service development projects

Commitment to NBT


  • Evidence of commitment to NBT and trust values

Employer details

Employer name

North Bristol NHS Trust


Southmead Hospital



BS10 5NB

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