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B6 Physiotherapist- Adult Orthopaedics team

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inclusive of HCAs
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The orthopaedic services provided at the RNOH are varied and diverse and the physiotherapy team input into a range of surgical teams including complex joint reconstruction, foot and ankle surgery, adult spinal services and pre-admission service.

We are looking for a highly motivated physiotherapist with a proven track record in orthopaedic in-patient and rehabilitation services to help develop this dynamic service and to provide support to the Band 7 physiotherapists in the day to day running of the unit.

Main duties of the job

You will need to have a minimum 3 years post-graduate experience including six months working on in-patient orthopaedics at a band 6 level. You will require proven communication, time management, supervision and organisational skills and be able to prioritise workload on this busy unit.

About us

RNOH Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK and a global leader in our field. We provide a dynamic working environment where we support frontline staff to implement improvements so that we can realise our vision of being a world leading neuro-musculoskeletal hospital providing the best patient care and staff experience in the NHS, delivering world leading research, and offering a strong foundation of education, training and career progression. Our dedicated staff come from diverse backgrounds, and our patients benefit from the wide range of experience they bring to the trust. RNOH brings unrivalled expertise together in one place allowing us to deliver some of the world's most complex and innovative care to our patients. RNOH is rated good by the CQC and covers two sites, one in central London and one in Stanmore - which has recently opened The Stanmore Building, a new, state-of-the-art inpatient facility. For more information, please access the following link:

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person specification for more information on the role requirements and duties.

Person Specification



  • Diploma/degree in physiotherapy
  • Registered with Health Professions Council
  • Evidence of CPD maintained portfolio including attendance at recent post graduate courses relevant to this post


  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Involvement in CSP clinical interest group



  • 3 years experience as a junior grade in a broad range of rotations including orthopaedics/out patients, respiratory care and ITU, rehabilitation including a minimum of 6 months in non rotational specialty
  • Experience working with patients with complex needs
  • Well reasoned account of career intentions at RNOH
  • Experience of student or physiotherapy assistant supervision
  • Involvement in audit and understanding quality issues
  • Experience of teaching less experienced staff or students


  • Experience in NHS
  • Involvement in research



  • Up to date knowledge of professional practice and new research
  • Understands legal responsibilities of profession
  • Able to present information, written and orally, in a clear, concise and logical manner
  • Ability to organise and prioritise
  • Ability to communicate with patients with impaired communication abilities. Able to demonstrate empathy, motivate and persuade patients with impaired cognitive abilities or physical senses.
  • Demonstrates clinical reasoning, applying theory to practice
  • Demonstrates an understanding of clinical governance and its implications for physiotherapy
  • Ability to carry out moderate to intense physical effort throughout the working day, often multi-tasking
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment and with emotional or aggressive patients and carers
  • IT Skills (to be tested during probationary period)


  • Competent IT skills Presentation skills

Employer details

Employer name

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust


Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust

Brockley Hill



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