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Team Lead Trauma Therapies

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 Per Annum / Pro Rata
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Come and join us! This is a great opportunity to become part of our dynamic, friendly, and forward-thinking, inclusive Therapy Team for Trauma and Orthopaedics at the Oxford University Hospitals Foundation Trust.

You will lead the therapies teams working at the Major Trauma centre at the John Radcliffe Hospital and the trauma out-patient therapies teams at the John Radcliffe and Horton General Hospitals. You will work closely with other team leads for hand therapy, pain rehabilitation, in-patient orthopaedics, Advanced practice and MSK out-patients.

Main duties of the job

  • To be responsible for the operational management and clinical leadership of the trauma therapies team in conjunction with the Head of Physiotherapy - [1]JR in-patient trauma, [2]JR out-patient trauma, [3]fracture clinic & [4]Horton General Hospital out-patient/ trauma.
  • To use advanced clinical reasoning skills to provide specialist support and advice to the physiotherapy and other clinical staff whilst maintaining a caseload of highly complex patients as an autonomous practitioner within the major trauma service.

About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trustis one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community.We call thisDelivering Compassionate Excellenceand its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence.These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via theOUH YouTube channel.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To demonstrate competence against the 4 pillars of Advanced Clinical Practice.
  • To ensure efficient day to day running and evaluation with particular emphasis on integration of the inpatient and out-patient programmes.
  • To provide high quality clinical input for complex trauma patients.
  • In conjunction with the T& O head of physiotherapy to ensure excellence of training across the organisation.
  • To be a member of the Senior Therapy Management team, contributing to planning and policy development in the physiotherapy department, and to deputise for the Head of Physiotherapy as required.
  • The balance of clinical : management time to be evenly split with 50% clinical in any of the 4 designated areas.

Person Specification



  • Qualified and HCPC registered physiotherapist
  • 5 years or more Trauma or orthopaedic experience
  • Msc or working towards / equivelent
  • Evidence of involvement in Quality improvement, audit or research


  • Previous experience leading a team
  • Experience of working in MTC environment

Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


John Radcliffe

Headley Way



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