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Senior Physiotherapist

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Full Time
Fast forward your physiotherapy career at Imperial. With five world-renowned hospitals, we are full of opportunity for physiotherapists who are looking for progression to develop new skills, get involved in quality improvement and collaborate with leading multidisciplinary teams.

Our trust wide 9 month specialist Neurosciences rotation which includes stroke, neurology/neurosurgery, neuro-trauma, inpatient neuro-rehabilitation and community neuro rehabilitation currently has a vacancy for a permanent position plus fixed term opportunities for dynamic and motivated band 6 physiotherapists.

Our physiotherapists are an integral part of the multi-disciplinary teams across specialist medicine and neurosciences. As a successful candidate, you will have the opportunity to provide high quality physiotherapy to patients with diverse presentations and complex physical and psychological conditions, to develop and deliver an individualised treatment programme whilst growing your specialist experience and leadership skills in a welcoming and supportive environment.

Each specialty has support of both band 7 & 8 Clinical therapists to support your clinical and professional development in addition to your peer group with regular peer support meetings and buddy system to support your transition into the trust. We actively support CPD through an established performance development review (PDR) system, in-service training and external courses.

Main duties of the job

To provide high quality physiotherapy management to patients at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. To participate in a cross site rotational scheme, providing a high standard of physiotherapy to patients within acute rehabilitation. To perform advanced physiotherapeutic assessment of patients with diverse presentations and complex physical and psychological conditions, to develop and deliver an individualised treatment programme.

The job holder is required to work at weekends as part of their contracted hours of work, (specific rota details are held locally within departments).

The job holder is required to participate in the overnight on call rota and will do so once they have completed the relevant induction and achieved the required competencies, (specific rota details are held locally within departments).

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • Degree (or equivalent) in Physiotherapy
  • State registration with the Health Professions Council.
  • Able to demonstrate specialist learning from previous physiotherapy rotations, formal post-graduate level learning and informal CPD (both general and specific to clinical fields of speciality).


  • Membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Membership of CSP special interest groups relevant to speciality



  • Recent substantial and sustained experience in relevant physiotherapy specialities and clinical settings
  • Experience of working as part of a physiotherapy and multidisciplinary team


  • Experience of on-call and weekend working in an acute hospital
  • Previous senior physiotherapist experience in relevant post
  • Previous experience in the NHS as a qualified physiotherapist

Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities


  • Able to apply a range and depth of knowledge to this specialist area.
  • Able to use knowledge of a range of treatment approaches in the specialist area
  • Able to carry out manual therapy techniques and therapeutic handling, requiring skilful and strenuous physical effort during the working day.
  • Competent IT skills.
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good communication skills


  • Evidence of CPD relevant to role and specialist area

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Charing Cross Hospital


W6 8RF

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