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Senior Specialised Rotational Physiotherapist

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Specialised Rotational Physiotherapist (Band 6)

Have you had good experience across a range of specialties at Band 5 level and now want new challenges? Are you looking to widen your experience? Would you like to develop your leadership and teaching skills alongside growth of your clinical ability? If so, come and join the Specialised Therapies team at the University of North Midlands NHS Trust. We are looking for an enthusiastic therapist with strong clinical and team working skills. We are looking for candidates with a positive and resilient outlook and are able to embrace the challenges and opportunities of working in a large acute trust.

An exciting opportunity has presented itself for a Senior Physiotherapist. The successful candidate will rotate across the Royal Stoke and County Hospital sites and includes the following specialities:
  • Cardiothoracics
  • Paediatrics
  • Orthopaedics (#NOF, Elective, ARTU, Trauma & Outpatients)
  • Neurosurgery/Neurology

Main duties of the job

This experience will give the post holder an excellent opportunity to develop their leadership and management skills, as well as building clinical expertise that will enhance and broaden clinical skills.

Supervision will be provided by the Advanced Therapists and Principal Therapists continuous development is supported through appraisal, internal training and external learning. The 12 months will offer the opportunity to complete rotation objectives and either an audit or service evaluation project

The University Hospital of North Midlands is located on 2 hospital sites and the post works within a 7 day shift system which includes weekend, late shift, bank holidays and on-call working.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details on this post please refer to the attached job description and personal specification.

Person Specification

Essential Qualifications


  • Degree/Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • Registered with HCPC
  • CPD relevant to speciality area



  • Minimum of 18 months graduate experience as a Physiotherapist
  • Experience of supporting/supervising staff


  • Experience relevant to speciality area
  • Experience gained within an acute NHS setting

Personal qualities


  • Ability to travel to and work across multiple sites

Knowledge, Skills & Training


  • Experience of Audits


  • Trained Clinical Educator

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke

Newcastle Road



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