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Consultant Physiotherapist (Spinal Services)

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
£58,972 to £68,525 per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Spinal Surgery service at NNUH for a Consultant Physiotherapist. The post holder would lead on introducing a new triage system for patient referrals, leading a small team of extended scope physiotherapists and work closely with the consultants.

With significant investment into developing a new standalone Norfolk & Norwich Orthopaedic Centre (NANOC) for elective surgical patients, the Orthopaedic and Spinal Services have introduced the latest surgical and technological advancements for patients who undergoing surgery.

Main duties of the job

The AHP Consultant in Spinal Surgery will use advanced clinical skills to assess, diagnose, and manage neuro-muscular-skeletal disorders. The postholder will take a lead role in outpatient clinics and participate in research, teaching, and leadership activities to enhance patient outcomes for spinal MSK issues. The role requires a strategic approach to service development, clinical leadership, and the promotion of evidence-based practice.

About us

Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!

The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

We are a friendly, collaborative hospital, working with local services and home to N& N Hospitals Charity

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • Wagestream - access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
  • Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
  • Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
  • On-site Nursery
  • On-site cafes offering staff discounts
  • Support in career development
  • Flexible staff bank
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached job description for full details of the role, and use your supporting statement to confirm how you meet the essential and desirable criteria on the job specification.

Person Specification



  • Masters level degree
  • HCPC Registration



  • Considerable experience in spinal conditions
  • Expert clinical communication skills


  • Track record of research in practice



  • Evidence of developing standards, guidelines, policies and protocols
  • Knowledge and understanding of current health and social care agendas

Attitude, aptitude


  • Ability to work autonomously and in a Multidisciplinary team across health, social and voluntary sectors
  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH's PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence
  • Demonstrates understanding and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital


Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Colney Lane



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