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Rotational Physiotherapist

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year plus high cost allowance
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic physiotherapist who has completed their core band 5 rotations and is ready to take on the responsibilities and challenges of a band 6 position. This post includes respiratory on-call and weekend responsibilities and some rotation specific extended hours/ rostered weekend working.

You will have opportunity to rotate every 9 months through a broad range of clinical areas including:

Respiratory (critical care, surgery and cardiorespiratory)

Lane-Fox REMEO Unit (satellite unit for Lane-Fox Weaning Unit at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital for long term, complex respiratory patients)

Orthopaedics (Elective, trauma and day surgery)

Care of the Elderly (Inpatient Wards and Intermediate Care Wards)

Acute Medicine (General medicine, haematology/oncology and endocrinology)

Front Door Services (Emergency department, acute medical unit, ambulatory care, Outpatient Frailty Unit)

Neurology (Acute stroke unit including hyperacute care and an outlier service for neurological patients on other wards in the Trust)

Main duties of the job

You will also be involved in supervising students, band 5s and support staff and provide in-service training to more junior staff. All of our band 6s our encouraged to continue developing their own clinical and leadership skills through ongoing supervision and training (internal and external) and will be expected to take an active role in service development projects under guidance from their team leaders.

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 accurately reflects where you match them. For further information regarding the role please read the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

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



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