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Neuro Rehabilitation Out-Patient Physiotherapist

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Eastbourne, Hastings and Uckfield
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity for a Physiotherapist to join the Neuro Rehabilitation Out-Patient Team at East Sussex Healthcare. This is a full time post covering both the Conquest and EDGH with the opportunity to also work within our new community Rehabilitation Hub. You will link in closely with specialist nurses and therapist to support patients in achieving identified goals improving their outcomes and quality of life. You will have the opportunity to further develop your career with a specialised Neurological focus.

Main duties of the job

  • To undertake specialist clinical physiotherapy assessments and treatments, including Aquatic Therapy, appropriate to Band 6 grade
  • To work as an autonomous professional according to the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) Rules of Professional conduct and Standards of Physiotherapy and the Health Professions Council (HPC) regulations, working without the need for direct supervision, access to advice and support from a more senior physiotherapist is available if required, but work is not routinely evaluated.
  • Voluntary participation within other out of hour's physiotherapy services e.g. orthopaedics, hydrotherapy, private patients, PD weekend group or lead Multiple Sclerosis private exercise group
  • To work collaboratively with all healthcare professionals to ensure a seamless, co-ordinated service that meets the individual patient need.
  • To supervise, educate and be involved in the appraisal of student, physiotherapists and physiotherapy assistants within the team.

About us

We are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission, rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious 'Building for our Future' programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • Degree or diploma in physiotherapy
  • Current registration with HPC
  • Post-graduate qualification or proven equivalent experience / training in a relevant field


  • Practice Placement Education Certificate



  • 3 years post qualification clinical rotational experience, to include neurological experience
  • Experience of training/supervision
  • Experience of multi-professional working


  • Experience of using client-centred goals

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust



Eastbourne, Hastings and Uckfield

BN21 2UD

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