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Specialist Physiotherapist (Team Leader Integrated Stroke Unit)

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

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are delighted to announce an exciting opportunity for a Band 7 Physiotherapist to join our dedicated team on the stroke unit at Kings Mill Hospital, committed to delivering exceptional rehabilitation and care to our patients, from hyper-acute through to rehab and recovery.

The successful candidate will play a pivotal, lead role on the stroke unit, both clinically and operationally.

This position offers the chance to drive innovation and influence change within a dynamic healthcare environment.

Recently we have had investment in our stroke services at Sherwood Forest Hospitals and are expanding our MDT with a commitment to delivering outstanding outcomes for our patients.

Our facility at Kings Mill Hospital provides a superb environment to facilitate this, with a purpose built therapy gym and unit dedicated to stroke.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate a passion for stroke rehabilitation with extensive leadership and specialist stroke experience in order to effectively assess and treat this complex client group, from hyper acute through to rehab/recovery.

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



  • Degree in Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy, BSc(Hons) or equivalent
  • HPC State Registration.
  • Membership of a professional special interest group relevant to stroke/neurological rehab
  • Undertaken the clinical student supervisor's course



  • Extensive range of clinical skills and theoretical knowledge within stroke rehabilitation and applied theraputic techniques
  • Extensive knowledge of evidence-based research that underpins stroke care
  • Ability to teach in a group setting/knowledge and understanding of group dynamics / ability to pass on knowledge to others
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to provide and receive complex and/or sensitive information
  • Competent IT skills
  • Extensive and well evidenced Supervisory and leadership skills
  • Effective and Strong Leadership skills
  • Sound awareness of local regional and national priorities

Further Training


  • Leadership/ Management Training
  • Evidence of continual professional development (CPD) and attendance at postgraduate level courses

Contractual requirements


  • To travel between hospital sites as required
  • Must be able to work flexible hours over a 7 day period

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Kings Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road


NG17 4JL

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