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Care Of Elderly Physiotherapy Team Lead

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Redhill, Surrey
£43,742 to £50,056 a year plus high cost allowance
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Highly Specialist Physiotherapist, with a particular interest in Medicine for the Elderly to join our established Care of the Elderly Team as a Team Leader including our Intermediate care wards (Surrey/ Sussex).

The role will involve leading the Medicine for the Elderly specialty within our team and overall planning and development of the Team alongside our other established Team Leaders. This post requires involvement in ongoing service development and quality improvement initiatives for the designated clinical areas. It is currently a five day service but this may extend to a seven day service in the future to meet service demands.

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 clearly reflects where you match them including any examples you would like to highlight.

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

Redhill, Surrey


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