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Senior Orthopaedic Physiotherapist

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year plus high cost allowance
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
East Surrey Hospital Physiotherapy Department is a friendly, forward thinking and innovative department with a well- established Clinical Governance programme and a focus on developing staff.

There are lots of new developments in progress within the Trust and due to expansion in Orthopaedics we are looking for an enthusiastic band 6 physiotherapist to join the Orthopaedic team at East Surrey Hospital.

You will rotate within Orthopaedics gaining experience in working on a designated NOF unit, a trauma ward and an elective Orthopaedic ward which includes a day surgery unit and a joint school.

This post will allow you to develop a wide range of clinical, managerial, organisational, teaching and supervision skills.

You will play an active role in audits and service development.

You will be required to work a rolling shift pattern working over an extended day, covering seven days, with other qualified and non-qualified staff.

We offer a well-established supervision and appraisal structure. We encourage individual progression within the Band 6 role and have a firm commitment to in- service training and CPD as well as supporting staff to attend external courses and conferences.

Main duties of the job

For further information, please see the attached trust job description and person specification for a full list of duties and responsibilities.

About us

We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill a community of over 535,000 people. We provide acute and complex services and a range of outpatient, diagnostic services whilst Crawley Hospital and Horsham in West Sussex and Caterham Dene Hospital and Oxted Health Centre in Surrey provide less complex planned services. In 2019 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated our services as 'Outstanding' and we are one of the best performing Trusts in England:
  • Winners of Health Service Journal Acute Trust of the year award 2021.
  • National Patient Safety Awards winner and strive to be a beacon for safety in all that we do.
  • We are rated the sixth highest trust in the South East and in the top 25% nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work or receive treatment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Once you understand the requirements outlined in the advert, please ensure your application accurately reflects where you match them. For further information regarding the role please read the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of a good standard of written English appropriate to the role
  • A complete and accurate application
  • Suitability for role evidenced in supporting statement
  • Evidence of essential experience for role
  • Meet the essential education/qualifications required for the role
  • Hold the necessary mandatory professional/clinical registration
  • Evidence of the Trust values and behaviours
  • Evidence of any other essential criteria outlined in the person specification

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


East Surrey Hospital

Canada Avenue



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