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Band 6 Physiotherapist

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHSFT
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Band 6
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a wonderful team of Oncology Physiotherapists at Clatterbridge Cancer Centre Liverpool. This role would be suitable for those looking to develop their specialist oncology skills or Band 5 Physiotherapists ready to step into a Band 6 role. This post is a Fixed Term Position for 12 months . We would also consider applications for an external secondment , subject to prior approval from the applicant's line manager.

Currently the Physiotherapy service covers Monday to Friday 8.00 - 16.30 with on call cover Saturday and Sunday 08.00 - 16.30 on a rota basis. Our on call service covers ward based respiratory patients at CCC Liverpool only. (We do not have ventilated patients or NIV/CPAP).

You will be supported with a comprehensive induction and training package, regular peer support, in-service training and 1:1 clinical supervision.

We are looking for an experienced Physiotherapist who is passionate about the delivery of high quality services and optimising care. You will join our innovative, forward thinking team working in a supportive environment with strong quality focus. We have clear Trust values which underpin our drive to support you to meet your individual development needs and career aspirations.

The role is hugely rewarding and enables Physiotherapists to develop areas of special interest. You will be given training and support to help you develop your Oncology skills and manage this varied caseload.

Main duties of the job

The majority of your role will be supporting our Haemato-Oncology and Solid Tumour patients to live well, with and beyond Cancer. You will have a varied and diverse caseload including rehabilitation, respiratory, neurology, metastatic spinal cord compression management, scar tissue management and elements of palliative and supportive care.

We promote close MDT working allowing a holistic approach to patient care.

You will consolidate knowledge and develop clinical and non-clinical skills within a supportive environment and be actively involved in the development of our specialist services, supervision of junior staff and student education.

About us

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre is one of three specialist cancer centres in England. With 1,800 specialist staff and three sites, we are one of the largest NHS providers of non-surgical cancer treatment. The Trust has a unique multi-site care model serving the 2.4 million population across Cheshire and Merseyside and is consistently rated by patients as one of the best performing hospitals.

Our vision is to not only maintain this level of commitment to excellence but to work with our academic and healthcare partners across the region to ensure care, treatment and patient outcomes continuously improve in the future. We are very proud of all our expert and loyal staff and we welcome people who share the collective aim of delivering excellence in everything that we do.

Our values represent who we are and what we believe in. They define how we act to deliver the best possible care for our patients and shape The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre as a great place to work.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details about this exciting role on offer at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre.

Person Specification



  • Diploma/Degree in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC Registration


  • Oncology Certificate
  • Completion of the practice educator's course
  • Communication skills training



  • Good knowledge of physiotherapy in relevant areas including rehabilitation, respiratory, neurology, medical/surgical
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Working knowledge of NHS governance, procedures and patient pathways


  • Knowledge and awareness of key drivers within Oncology and Palliative Care
  • Ability to participate in on call respiratory rota



  • Varied post registration experience in either rehabilitation, neurological or medical physiotherapy at senior level
  • NHS experience


  • Oncology and/or palliative care experience
  • Experience at senior level
  • Experience supporting Students

Employer details

Employer name

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHSFT


The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre - Liverpool

65 Pembroke Place


L7 8YA

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