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Specialist Physiotherapist - Therapy Team Leader

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
We are delighted to share an opportunity for a Band 7 specialist physiotherapist/therapy team leader to join our dedicated inpatient therapy team at Mansfield Community Hospital. As we continue to develop our service, we are committed to delivering exceptional rehabilitation, interventions and care to our patients.

The successful candidate will play a pivotal role as the clinical lead therapist and team leader across our inpatients wards. This position offers the chance to drive innovation and influence within a dynamic healthcare environment.

You must be able to demonstrate significant and successful leadership experience within an inpatient setting and show compassion and inclusivity.

Main duties of the job

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached.

About us

Thank you for your interest in this role.

Sherwood is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here and we are the Health Service Journal's Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King's Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients, we also care for you.

We would love you to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached.

Person Specification



  • A broad understanding of the current local and national issues impacting on the Trust and service provision.
  • A substantial, broad clinical knowledge around the core medical, surgical and orthopaedic conditions in the 'acute', secondary care environment, and skilled in applying therapy frameworks
  • Modernisation Agenda for the NHS re new ways of working
  • Excellent leadership and communication knowledge and skills
  • Computer literate with skill in using databases/spreadsheets and powerpoint


  • An understanding of Health and Social Care Policy



  • BSc/diploma in occupational therapy or physiotherapy
  • Practice placement educator / APPLE accredited
  • Registered with the HPC
  • Member of Professional body



  • Substantial post graduate clinical experience, most recently working as a senior therapist which includes leadership and management experience
  • Can lead change and is able to demonstrate implementation of new ways of working within the team
  • Proven experience of being an appraisor and supervisor of clinical staff
  • Recruitment and selection of staff

Contractual Requirements


  • Participate in the therapy managers rota when required
  • Flexible hours of working / weekend working when required
  • Ability to travel between Kings Mill Hospital and Newark Hospital


  • Car Driver

Further Training


  • Specialty specific clinical and management short courses (add as required)
  • Leadership training
  • Supervision skills course


  • ECDL or part ECDL
  • NVQ assessor

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Mansfield Community Hospital

Stockwell Gate


NG18 5QJ

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